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Historical Items

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Item 79276

Exemption from military service, Westbrook, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Westbrook Media: Ink on paper

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Item 100973

U.S. Forest Service scale measuring logs, Bear Pond, 1939

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston Date: 1939 Location: Waterford Media: Photographic print

Item 100974

U.S. Forest Service log scaler, Bear Pond, 1939

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston Date: 1939 Location: Waterford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 91782

Assessor's Record, 1437 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mutual Service Buildings Use: Filling station

Item 99056

Assessor's Record, 1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mutual Service Stations Use: Filling station

Item 70570

25-33 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mutual Service Station Use: Filling station

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111305

Garage and shop for New England Public Service Co., Rockland, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927–1930 Location: Rockland; Rockland; Rockland Client: New England Public Service Co. Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 109732

U.S. Post Office, Lewiston, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1933 Location: Lewiston Client: United States Postal Service Architect: not listed

Item 110169

Sears Roebuck Company Service Station, Portland, 1946

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1946 Location: Portland Client: Sears Roebuck and Company Architect: John Howard Stevens John Calvin Stevens II Architects

Online Exhibits

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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

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Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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Lt. Charles A. Garcelon, 16th Maine

The son of Maine's surgeon general and nephew of a captain in the 16th Maine, Charles A. Garcelon of Lewiston served in Co. I of the 16th Maine. His letters home in the first 17 months of his service express his reflections on war and his place in it.

Site Pages

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Maine Forest Service

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Portland Water District

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Potato Service Company, Presque Isle, c. 1965

Potato Service Company, Presque Isle, c. 1965 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description Aerial view of Potato Service

My Maine Stories

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Story

My Vietnam service detailed in Life Magazine
by Henry B. Severance III

My company's service was documented by war photographer Catherine Leroy in Life Magazine.

Story

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Immigration: Challenges and Opportunities in Maine

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Learn about immigration in the United States using primary sources from Maine Memory Network and the Library of Congress.

Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Building Community/Community Buildings

Grade Level: 6-8 Content Area: Social Studies
Where do people gather? What defines a community? What buildings allow people to congregate to celebrate, learn, debate, vote, and take part in all manner of community activities? Students will evaluate images and primary documents from throughout Maine’s history, and look at some of Maine’s earliest gathering spaces and organizations, and how many communities established themselves around certain types of buildings. Students will make connections between the community buildings of the past and the ways we express identity and create communities today.

Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: Healthcare History in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students the opportunity to read and analyze letters, literature, and other primary documents and articles of material culture from the MHS collections relating to how people in Maine have given and received healthcare throughout history. Students will discuss the giving and receiving of medicines and treatments from the 18th-21st centuries, the evolving role of hospitals since the 19th century, and how the nursing profession has changed since the Civil War. Students will also look at how people and healthcare facilities in Maine have addressed epidemics in the past, such as influenza and tuberculosis, and what we can learn today from studying the history of healthcare and medicine.