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Historical Items

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Item 102783

You Wireless Fans, Help the Navy get the Hun Submarine World War I poster, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1918 Media: Lithograph

Item 10622

Vice presidential campaign poster, 1968

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Date: 1968 Media: Poster

Item 16118

Civil War Recruiting Poster, Bancroft Mills, 1862

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1862 Location: Bancroft Mills Media: Paper

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Online Exhibits

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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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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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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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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Madame Nordica concert poster, ca. 1897

Madame Nordica concert poster, ca. 1897 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description Poster for a Lillian Nordica concert at the…

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Maine and the Civil War - Poster seeking cavalry horses, Aroostook County, 1861

Poster seeking cavalry horses, Aroostook County, 1861 Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Description A Civil War…

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Maine and the Civil War - Offer for war battle images, Houlton, ca. 1862

… Historical and Art Museum Description A poster advertises the Pierce Brothers' Civil War stereoscopticon images depicting scenes from the…

My Maine Stories

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Black Lives Matter Protest Portland, Maine
by Joanne Arnold

Documenting the signage at Portland Police Station following the BLM Protests of June 2020

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Maine in Vietnam - Not to be Forgotten
by Karen L. Olson, M.D.

How Veterans' Voices started.

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My Life in Boxing
by Bob Russo

Bob Russo on boxing and his life in Portland