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Historical Items

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Item 16741

Northrop A-17, Presque Isle Army Air Field, 1940

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: 1940 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 18220

Dow Field Air Women's Army Corps Show, Bangor, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944-05-29 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 18142

Air Medal Pesentation, Dow Field, Bangor, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944-05-20 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Fallen Heroes: Those Who Gave Their Lives: World War II

At least twenty-three Jewish men from Maine died in the military during World War II. Photographs and other memorabilia are available for fewer than half of them. Read more about them.

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Fallen Heroes: Last of the Jewish WWII Veterans

Listen to recordings from the last of the World War II Jewish veterans.

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Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Lockheed 10A, Presque Isle, 1940

A U.S. Army Air Corp Douglas C-47 is in the background. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - National Blue Ribbon School

… biodegradable balloons were released into the air to the cheers of students, teachers, and residents gathered at the school.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 1 of 3

Early on she was prescribed fresh air; as much time in the outdoors as possible. During a particularly bad spell Fly Rod was carried up to the foot…

My Maine Stories

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

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My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII