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Item 14334

Lewis Freedman, Houlton, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1917

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

Item 15100

World War I manufacturing poster, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1918

Media: Ink on paper

Item 15101

War food conservation poster, 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1917

Media: Ink on paper

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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.


Skowhegan Doughboys in France, 1918, WW I

Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.


British Naval and Merchant Telescope, ca. 1850

Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.

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Lincoln, Maine - Jonathan Clay Jr.

Jonathan Clay Jr. Responses from students in Mr. Koscuiszka's class can be viewed below: Haylea Lujan "Summarize the 'who, what, where, and when' of…

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Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine - Influential Institutions

Influential Institutions Use the menu at left to browse various pieces completed by 7th and 8th grade social-studies students at Mattanawcook Junior…

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St. Mary's Catholic Church, Lincoln, ca. 1920

Lincoln, Maine - Catholic Church

Catholic Church Responses from four students in Mr. Koscuiszka's class can be viewed below: St. Mary's Catholic Church, Lincoln, ca.

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The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans

by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office

Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland