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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 104171

Paper mill workers, Millinocket, 1903

Mystery Corner Item Do you know the people in this image?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1903 Location: Millinocket Media: Photographic Print

Item 101511

Female mill workers on parade, Biddeford, 1933

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1933-10-29 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 74445

Grace Auber, Augusta, 1948

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1948 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Exhibit

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

… a cargo truck broke through the bridge deck, workers repaired the damage to the suspension bridge in Strong.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… a cargo truck broke through the bridge deck, workers repaired the damage to the suspension bridge in Strong.

Site Page

Mercy Hospital - Mercy & the Community

This included skilled nurses, social workers, home health aides, and physical, occupational, and speech therapists.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

Story

My career working at Pepperell Mills in the Vellux Division
by David Bishop

My 35 years working in the Vellux blanket division of Pepperell Mills, Biddeford.