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Historical Items

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Item 104320

Join the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, World War II poster, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1943 Media: Lithograph

Item 17241

Women's Army Corps, Portland, 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1944 Location: Portland; Cape Elizabeth Media: Photographic print

Item 17243

Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, Fort Williams, 1942

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1942 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Fallen Heroes: Last of the Jewish WWII Veterans

Listen to recordings from the last of the World War II Jewish veterans.

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Fallen Heroes: Those Who Gave Their Lives: World War II

At least twenty-three Jewish men from Maine died in the military during World War II. Photographs and other memorabilia are available for fewer than half of them. Read more about them.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

The Grand Army of the Republic was a fraternal organization made up of Civil War veterans from the Union Army.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Prominent Women

Prominent Women Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Julia Harris May poetry collection, 1903Item Contributed byFarmington…

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Important Women of Bangor

During her career in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, or as child in a small rural town in Maine, she accomplished numerous achievements.

My Maine Stories

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My Mom was a nurse in the 8055 MASH, Korea
by Pat MacPherson

I’m so proud of my mother and the thousands of Army & Navy nurses who served in WWII & Korea

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

West Point during World War II

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII