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Keywords: Life saving demonstrations

Historical Items

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Item 108610

Life saving station, Popham Beach, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Phippsburg Media: Glass Plate Negative

Item 73332

Red Cross Life Saving Class, ca. 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1926 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Site Pages

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Seashore Trolley Museum

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Skyline Farm - Making and Preserving History

… interest are vehicles and accessories that demonstrate the technological advances that carry through to today’s automobiles, vans, and trucks.

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Pejepscot Historical Society

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My Maine Stories

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Epidemic of violence against Indigenous people
by Michael-Corey F. Hinton

Systemic racism, murder, and the danger of stereotypes

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR