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Historical Items

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Item 18561

News office storefront, Portland, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1918 Location: Portland Media: Glass negative

Item 81389

Foley's Honey and Tar Compound bottle, ca. 1895, St. Albans

Contributed by: St. Albans Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: St. Albans Media: Glass

Item 31725

Harry Kaler, Scarborough, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Scarborough Media: Slide, transparency

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Mercy Hospital - The Spanish Flu

Like other Americans, Mainers noticed that the flu seemed to be just as dangerous as the fighting. Private Harvey Foster received letters from…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics