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Item 80407

A cousin's "letter of counseling" to Sarah Tarbox, 1846

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: 1846-02-11

Location: Westport Island; Wiscasset

Media: ink on paper

Item 36108

Josiah Pierce of death of H.W. Longfellow, 1882

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society

Date: 1882

Location: London

Media: Ink on paper

Item 8724

Lyde Johnson, Waterford, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Waterford

Media: Photographic print

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Elise Fellows White, Skowhegan, ca. 1910

Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

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Polly Warren sampler, Gorham, ca. 1800

Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.

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Arbor Day, St. Agatha, 1923

A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

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President Abraham Lincoln

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… war on April 9, 1865 approximately 97 men and one woman from North Yarmouth and 62 men from Cumberland had left their hometowns and traveled south…

Site Page

President Abraham Lincoln

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… war on April 9, 1865 approximately 97 men and one woman from North Yarmouth and 62 men from Cumberland had left their hometowns and traveled south…

Site Page

Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR