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Historical Items

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Item 11852

Margaret Chase Smith and Ralph Owen Brewster enjoying a lobster

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1946-02-22 Location: Skowhegan; Cape Elizabeth Media: Photographic print

Item 23661

Percival P. Baxter and Ralph Brewster, Augusta, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925 Location: Augusta Media: Glass Negative

Item 23741

Governor Brewster, Commander MacMillan, Wiscasset, June 19, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1926-06-19 Location: Wiscasset Media: Glass Negative

Online Exhibits

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The Nativist Klan

In Maine, like many other states, a newly formed Ku Klux Klan organization began recruiting members in the years just before the United States entered World War I. A message of patriotism and cautions about immigrants and non-Protestants drew many thousands of members into the secret organization in the early 1920s. By the end of the decade, the group was largely gone from Maine.

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Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

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Power of Potential

The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs (NFBPWC) held their seventh annual convention in Portland during July 12 to July 18, 1925. Over 2,000 working women from around the country visited the city.