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LC Subject Heading: Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Historical Items

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Item 9291

Luther Lawrence, ca. 1861

Contributed by: North Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1861 Location: Gray; Pownal; North Yarmouth Media: Photoprint

Item 9312

Civil War Army Pass, 1862

Contributed by: Cumberland Historical Society Date: 1862-12-22 Location: Aquia Creek Media: Paper

Item 11859

Theodore Cary non-liability certificate, Houlton, 1863

Contributed by: Cary Library Date: 1863-09-19 Location: Houlton Media: Ink on paper

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Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: Maine Women's Causes and Influence before 1920

Grade Level: 6-8 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students the opportunity to read and analyze letters, literature, and other primary documents and articles of material culture from the MHS collections relating to the women of Maine between the end of the Revolutionary War through the national vote for women’s suffrage in 1920. Students will discuss issues including war relief (Civil War and World War I), suffrage, abolition, and temperance, and how the women of Maine mobilized for or in some cases helped to lead these movements.