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Item 9647

Alton Thomas, Leeds, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Leeds Media: Photographic print

Item 102170

Thomas McKean to Benjamin Franklin regarding Fontaine de Brassine, Philadelphia, 1786

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1786-12-09 Location: Philadelphia Media: Ink on paper

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Item 102181

Benjamin Rush on monetary transactions, Philadelphia, 1777

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1777-05-19 Location: Philadelphia Media: Ink on paper

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Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.


Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.


The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Lincoln, Maine - Benjamin Chesley

Riley Coburn "How did Benjamin Chesley impact your life?" Benjamin Chesley was a great figure in history.

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Historic Hallowell - Thomas Bond House

Benjamin and Abigail Page. Atty. Bond practiced law until (1813-14), and served as a member of the Maine Senate (1822-23).

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… 64231 infoStrong Historical Society William Benjamin McKeen (1866-1962) was a barber in Strong for more than forty years.