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A Smart Horse
by Lynn Peasley Sanborn
The horse brings the hay home while the boys are swimming.
Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan
Stories of growing up Downeast
Ah, les Fameuse Ployes!
by Alain Ouellette
Growing up in an Acadian French family and eating ployes
My 41 year career in Maine paper mills
by Mike Luciano
Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes
Portland in the 1940s
by Carol Norton Hall
As a young woman in Portland during WWII, the presence of servicemen was life changing.
Water is Music
by P Leone
Throughout her life water has played an important part
Childhood Memories of Learning to Swim on Rangeley Lake
by Betty C.
Betty's two older sisters taught her how to swim on Rangeley Lake.
The story behind David Moses Bridges' basket
by Patricia Ayala Rocabado
The story behind David Moses Bridges' (1962-2017) birch bark basket
A Story in a Stick
by Jim Moulton
A story about dowsing for a well in Bowdoin
30 years of business in Maine
by Raj & Bina Sharma
30 years of business, raising a family, & showcasing our culture in Maine
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
Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall
Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.
Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service
by Jim Barrows
A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.
How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk
My life and career as a USAF Nurse
My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham
A story about my father and our family.
I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton
Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam
Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote
Military Service has had a deep impact my life
Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis
The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.
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
by Michael Uhl
What it means to have beaten the odds
An Asian American Account
An account from a Chinese American teen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C
Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine
Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.
Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide
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.
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