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Historical Items

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Item 23103

James Foss Davis, Ellsworth, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Ellsworth Public Library Date: circa 1875 Location: Ellsworth Media: Photographic print

Item 76340

Town Meeting Warrant, Baldwin, 1802

Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society Date: 1802-08-14 Location: Baldwin Media: Ink on paper

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Item 76461

Town Meeting Warrant, Baldwin, 1802

Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society Date: 1802-08-30 Location: Baldwin Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

Site Pages

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Portland Water District

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

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor During the 1940s

By 1942, what was once Bangor Municipal Airport became Dow Air Force Base through which thousands of soldiers passed.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

… the bar in 1906, he soon went into municipal government, holding a variety of offices including city auditor, municipal judge and alderman.