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Item 31859

Shep Hurd Letter To U.S. Treasury Department, Bangor, 1938

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1938 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

Item 27869

U.S. Treasury Department letter to the Bath Collector of Customs, 1884

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1790–1884 Location: Bath Media: Ink on paper

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Item 31863

Shep Hurd reward, Bangor, 1938

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1937-11-24 Location: Bangor; Washington Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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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.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

Site Pages

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 2 of 3

House of Representatives. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1854, he gained a national reputation for his opposition to slavery and his expertise in…

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Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

… arm of the Treasury Department, morphed into the U. S. Coast Guard, Yeaton later became known as the "Father of the Coast Guard." Yeaton, friend…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

Senate, Gould chaired the U.S. Senate Committee on Immigration. While serving in the U.S. Senate, Gould fought hard and effectively for the benefit…