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Historical Items

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Item 76036

Mary Calderwood pension certificate, Augusta, 1871

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1871 Location: Vinalhaven Media: Ink on paper

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Item 76035

Calderwood pension certificate, Augusta, 1867

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1867 Location: Vinalhaven Media: Ink on paper

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Item 101118

Liz, widow Clark, Bangor, 1848

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Date: 1848 Location: Bangor Media: Ink and watercolor on paper

Tax Records

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Item 89326

Angier W. Tapley, Widow and Heirs property, Brook Lane, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Angier W. Tapley, Widow and Heirs Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 58754

Assessor's Record, 19 Johansen Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Widow & Heirs of George A. Ham Use: Garage

Item 85651

90-92 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary C. Plummer Use: Dwelling

Exhibits

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Toy Len Goon: Mother of the Year

Toy Len Goon of Portland, an immigrant from China, was a widow with six children when she was selected in 1952 as America's Mother of the Year.

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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The Washburns of Livermore

Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Liz, widow Clark, Bangor, 1848

Liz, widow Clark, Bangor, 1848 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Liz, about 20, and widow Clark…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 6, pages 97-113

Daniel K. Pomroy "girls who bore a bad name" Liz Widow Clark Mary E. Suratt Balloon ascention Jim Dunning

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Raymond Bean; widow, Miriam Bean Gilbert; son, Alan Bean. Back row: Legionnaires Winston Beal, Albert Read and Paul Worthley; Rev.

My Maine Stories

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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