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Historical Items

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Item 103692

Bricklayers with their tools, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Media: Tintype

Item 103691

A carpenter with his tools, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Media: Tintype

Item 103689

Man holding a compass, Rockland, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Rockland Media: Tintype

Exhibits

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The British capture and occupation of Eastport 1814-1818

The War of 1812 ended in December 1814, but Eastport continued to be under British control for another four years. Eastport was the last American territory occupied by the British from the War of 1812 to be returned to the United States. Except for the brief capture of two Aleutian Islands in Alaska by the Japanese in World War II, it was the last time since 2018 that United States soil was occupied by a foreign government.

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The Jews of Maine

Like other immigrant groups, Jews came to Maine to make a living and enjoy the natural and cultural environment. Their experiences have been shaped by their occupational choices, Jewish values and, until recently, experiences of anti-Semitism.

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

Site Pages

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational

Maine occupational portraits are well represented in the Vickery-Shettleworth Collection by daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes.

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational Photography

Occupational Photography Captain Lewis Mitchell of PortlandItem Contributed byMaine Historical Society The presence of a farmer and a sailor…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

… Item 60326 infoStrong Historical Society The occupants escaped serious injury when this cargo truck from F.

My Maine Stories

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My Mom was a nurse in the 8055 MASH, Korea
by Pat MacPherson

I’m so proud of my mother and the thousands of Army & Navy nurses who served in WWII & Korea

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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