Keywords: Franklin D. Roosevelt Bridge
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.
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.
Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."
Roosevelt Memorial bridge, with a fine photograph of James Roosevelt cutting the ribbon. After the ceremony Roosevelt graciously posed for…
Roosevelt's 'Fireside Chats.' The house was built around 1845 by Asa Joyce, and although the back section of the house is new the front retains the…