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Item 102352

World War I veterans reunited, France, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927 Media: Photographic print

Item 102334

James Boyle writes to Joseph Murray regarding Paris Convention, Waterville, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927-05-14 Location: Waterville; Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Joseph Murray and friends on deck of the R.M.S. Scythia, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927 Location: Portland; Boston; Le Havre Media: Photographic print


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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.


We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.


Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Commercial article on World's Fair contest

… ran a contest in 1893, offering trips to the World's Fair -- the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

The trip provided further momentum to pursue Nowick’s goal of performing the Russian opera Boris Godunov by Mussorgsky in its original Russian one…

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Lincoln, Maine - About Our Project

About Our Project MJHS students on a field trip to the Lincoln Historical Society X The Leadership Team: Lincoln Historical Society members…

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.


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


How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy