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Keywords: Conservation

Historical Items

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Item 102951

"Fruit Cake For The Trenches" recipe, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 102953

Stuffed prunes pecipe, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 102954

Potage Albert recipe, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109290

Princeton CCC Camp alterations for P.O.W. camp, Princeton, 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1944 Location: Princeton Client: Princeton CCC Camp Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 110485

Asticou Azalea Garden shore plan, Mount Desert, 1982-1992

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982–1992 Location: Mount Desert Client: The Island Foundation Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates

Online Exhibits

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Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Maine Conservation Corps

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

… outdoor heritage and grassroots efforts to conserve natural resources. Crosby was a woman engaged in the outdoor and tourism industries at a time…

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Belfast Historical Society

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My Maine Stories

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Story

Restoring the Penobscot River
by John Banks

My role as the Director of the Department of Natural Resources for the Penobscot Indian Nation

Story

Bob Hodge:A rocky road to become Biddeford school superintendent
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

The son of immigrants, Bob's hard work and determination leads to a life of community service.

Story

First night on the pulp pile at zero degrees, to mill foreman
by Arthur Benedetto

I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers