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Historical Items

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Item 103688

Bowdoin College medical students, Brunswick, ca. 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1869 Location: Brunswick Media: Tintype

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Famous Bangorians

She wrote for 18 medical journals, invented a device that sterilized milk, and was one of the first female doctors to practice her work on the West…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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