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Historical Items

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Item 78918

Bag Mill bachelor housing, Rumford, 1946

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1946-08-08 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 102549

"For Every Fighter A Woman Worker" Y.W.C.A. World War I poster, 1918

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

Item 14691

War banner, Portland City Hall, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Portland; Havana Media: Photographic print

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 42821

301 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Celeste M Shaw Use: Rooming House

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 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

Item 111544

Thaxter house on Cushing Island, Portland, ca. 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1896 Location: Portland Client: Sidney Warren Thaxter Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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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.

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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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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…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… Telegram, Sunday June 11, 1939 Big House Little House Back House Barn. Thomas C. Hubka, University Press of New England, 1984 Eastern Argus, May…

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Tate House Museum

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My Maine Stories

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The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II