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Item 13971

Spectacles worn by Sarah Chamberlain

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Brewer Media: Metal and glass

Item 15537

Sarah Brastow Chamberlain, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Item 89917

Rebecca Usher on Grant and Chamberlain, Bar Mills, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1865 Location: Brunswick; Portland; Bar Mills Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.