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Historical Items

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Item 76613

Uncle Sam celebrates Hartland's sesquicentennial, 1970

Contributed by: Cheryl Vigue through Hartland Historical Society Date: 1970-06-27 Location: Hartland Media: Photographic print

Item 76615

Uncle Sam in Sesquicentennial Senior Parade, Hartland, 1970

Contributed by: Cheryl Vigue through Hartland Historical Society Date: 1970-06-27 Location: Hartland Media: Photographic print

Item 41788

Uncle Sam and Miss Liberty, Portland, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1922 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.

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Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.

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Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - James Montgomery Flagg

He was probably best known for his World War I poster depicting Uncle Sam saying “I Want You!” which he created in 1917.

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Lincoln, Maine - Weatherbee Hardware Store window display, Lincoln, ca. 1943

… is some Beatham" "Archer boy & (illegible) at right of Uncle Sam" View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - RESOURCES

(N, M) Everybody's Uncle Sam: the life and legacy of Sam L. Cohen. Sam L. Cohen Foundation, GabbeLights Productions, 2009. DVD.

My Maine Stories

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Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima

Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR