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Historical Items

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Item 100831

GAR members with families, Pittsfield, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Pittsfield Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Pittsfield Media: Photographic print

Item 13668

27th Maine Infantry, Arundel Grange Hall, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Kennebunk Free Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Arundel Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 34463

"Gordon" naming ceremony program, Newport News, Virginia, 1996

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: 1993 Location: Newport News; Mogadishu; Lincoln Media: Lithograph


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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.


Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.


Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.

Site Pages

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Mercy Hospital - People of Mercy - Page 1 of 2

… the Papal Award Pro Ecclesia et Pontiface Medal. Since 2002, Mercy Hospital has created the Sister Mary Consuela White Award, given each year to an…

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Lincoln, Maine - Gary Gordon

He has now earned the highest medal, the Medal of Honor. Gary Gordon was the leader of a sniper team known as Detachment-Force, or also known as…

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National Archives at Boston

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

My Maine Stories

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life