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Historical Items

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Item 37384

Front page of World War II Award, Lubec, 1944

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1944 Location: Lubec Media: Ink on paper

Item 1147

Keep them smiling, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Media: Ink on paper

Item 15106

Halt the Hun, World War 1 poster, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1918 Media: Ink on paper, Lithograph, poster

Tax Records

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Item 64628

Assessor's Record, 9-11 Munjoy Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Debbie J. Sanborn et al, Widow of Civil War Veteran Use: Stable

Item 64627

9-11 Munjoy Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Debbie J. Sanborn et al, Widow of Civil War Veteran Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 32128

292 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John W Lambert Style: Italianate Use: Dwelling - Single family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109278

Various jobs for T.W. Cunningham contractors, Bangor, 1942-1948

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1942–1948 Location: Bangor Client: T.W. Cunningham Contractors Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109290

Princeton CCC Camp alterations for P.O.W. camp, Princeton, 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1944 Location: Princeton Client: Princeton CCC Camp Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 111882

Churchill House on State St., Portland, 1928-1934

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1928–1934 Location: Portland Client: Major Gist. Blair Architect: Binford & Wadsworth

Online Exhibits

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Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Civil War

I think all the people that fought in the Civil War were really brave. One of the men that was part of the Civil War from Lincoln was William…

Site Page

Maine and the Civil War - Communities and the War

… historical collections relating to the Civil War era and residents of their area who participated in the war; held "One Book, One Community"…

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Lincoln, Maine - Aroostook War

… Aroostook War (also known as the “Pork and Beans War” and the “Lumberjack War”), I would be nervous if I was a wife to one of the men that went to…

My Maine Stories

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Story

An allegory about the Vietnam war
by Bill Hinderer

An allegory about my service in the Vietnam War

Story

Civil War Soldier comes home after 158 years
by Jamison McAlister

Civil War Soldier comes home after 158 years

Story

Nemo's Nightmare of World War I
by Mike and Bryan Luciano

Franklyn J. "Nemo" Burbank of Livermore Falls was our ancestor who fought in World War I.

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine in the News: World War I Newspaper Project

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan is designed to introduce students to the important role that Maine played in World War I. Students will act as investigators in order to learn about the time period as well as the active role that Maine took on.

Lesson Plan

World War I and the U.S. Home Front

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Learn about World War I using primary sources from Maine Memory Network and the Library of Congress.

Lesson Plan

World War I Sacrifice and Protest

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Learn about World War I using primary sources from Maine Memory Network and the Library of Congress.