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Historical Items

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Item 102552

Will You Have a Part in Victory? World War I poster, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1918 Media: Lithograph

Item 18206

Dow Field Garden

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944-05-19 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 18204

Dow Field Garden

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944-05-19 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

… the war's end capture the excitement of the Union victory, the actions of Union supporters to make Confederate supporters fly the Stars and…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 4, pages 57-76

… topics and personalities mentioned are: Lincoln's victory in 1864 Irish votes in Bangor Silas S. Drew George B.

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Life on a Tidal River - The War Effort

X Feeding Our Soldiers Many Americans tended victory gardens to grow their own fruits and vegetables; in fact, most people became gardeners.