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Historical Items

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Item 66189

Greetings from Bangor, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Bangor Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 71335

Greetings from Surry, Maine postcard, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Surry Historical Society Date: circa 1923 Location: Surry Media: Postcard

Item 66127

Greetings from Maine souvenir postcard, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1935 Media: Linen texture postcard

Exhibits

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Valentines

Valentines Day cards have long been a way to express feelings of romance or love for family or friends. These early Valentines Day cards suggest the ways in which the expression of those sentiments has changed over time.

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We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.

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A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

Site Pages

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Maine and the Civil War - Letter from Daniel Lord to his wife, July 21, 1861

He sends greetings to his children, also. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - 1st Maine Heavy Artillery, Bangor, 1865

… Infantry, returned to Bangor in September 1865, greeted by a large crowd. John Martin, a Bangor accountant and shopkeeper, wrote about their…

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Historic Hallowell - Meeting at Koussinok

Settlers were greeted warmly by the “gentle Abenaki” and were able to exchange their corn for 700 pounds of furs.

My Maine Stories

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Protesters spit on me as a Vietnam Veteran
by Joseph Rocque Jr.

I will never forget the horror of seeing all the protestors greeting my plane returning from Vietnam

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Amato's Italian Sandwiches
by Charles V. Stanhope

Amato's Italian Sandwiches

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An allegory about the Vietnam war
by Bill Hinderer

An allegory about my service in the Vietnam War