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Historical Items

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Item 25963

Savings Bond drive, Augusta, 1950

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1950 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 104350

"Deliver us from evil: buy war bonds," World War II poster, 1943

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1943 Media: Lithograph

Item 101142

Selling savings bonds on Ford Liberty Bell truck, Dixfield, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.


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.


The Establishment of the Troy Town Forest

Seavey Piper, a selectman, farmer, landowner, and leader of the Town of Troy in the 1920s through the early 1950s helped establish a town forest on abandoned farm land in Troy. The exhibit details his work over ten years.

Site Pages

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - War of 1812

This bond saved the town from being completely burned down. Later, the British returned and took two of the still unfinished vessels; the remainder…

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Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

… wanted the town to purchase $350,000 worth of bonds to help fund the mills, and the money had to be raised by June.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

… AVR was done through the issuance of stocks and bonds, which were paid off in 1952. Normal operations called for a train to make one round trip per…