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Item 18416

Sarah Sanborn letter on death, disease, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862

Location: Kents Hill; Augusta

Media: Ink on paper

Item 102223

Lafayette Elm, Kennebunk, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Kennebunk

Media: Glass Negative

Item 102250

Dana's Sarsaparilla advertisement, Belfast, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Belfast

Media: Ink on paper

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Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.


CCC crew and trucks, Alfred, ca. 1933

Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.


Group at Western Maine Sanatorium, 1929

San Life: the Western Maine Sanatorium, 1928-1929

Merle Wadleigh of Portland, who was in his mid 20s, took and saved photographs that provide a glimpse into the life of a tuberculosis patient at the Western Maine Sanatorium in Hebron in 1928-1929.

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Farmington Public Library, 1916

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington Public Library, 1916

… long since been removed, due to the Dutch elm disease, which was widespread in mid-20th century.

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Acadia National Park, ca. 1920

Maine Forest Service

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Samuel Tyler Savage in his Civil War Uniform

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Second Generation & Permanent Structures at Asticou

… young by current standards and succumbed to diseases of the era; including one son, Samuel Tyler Savage (1841-1865), a soldier of Union Army during…

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey