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Item 25809

Maine State Prison, Thomaston, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1915-02-03

Location: Thomaston

Media: Photograph on postcard

Item 26126

Maine State Prison yard, Thomaston, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Thomaston

Media: Postcard

Item 26479

Aroostook County Jail, Houlton, 1895

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library

Date: 1895

Location: Houlton; Chicago

Media: Photographic print

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Letter from POW camp, 1944

Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.