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Keywords: Relief Work

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Maine's Pauper Laws and the Cumberland Overseers of the Poor

Relief for non-residents usually resulted in the Overseers requesting reimbursement from the municipality where the person needing relief held legal…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

Veterans provided a local relief fund for needy veterans, widows, and orphans. Money could be used for medical, burial and housing expenses, and for…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 3 of 3

… In Biddeford, like the rest of urban Maine, the relief of growing ethnic and cultural tensions finally came about at the onset of World War II and…

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Historic Hallowell - Values and Charity

… a life at sea might be few organized a Seaman’s Relief Society in 1848 forwarded relief packages to the Colored Seaman’s Home in New York and…

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Historic Hallowell - Henry Pope Clearwater Ph.D.~ Patient Medicine Mass Marketer

… business he began to advertise a product for the relief of heart trouble which he manufactured under the name of The Heart Cure Company.

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Lincoln, Maine - Frederick A. Edwards

… to war come back, the citizens of the town feel relief because they came back home safely. Frederick A.

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Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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Lincoln, Maine - MacGregor's Spool Mill

… my last entry, but I found the need to report the relief that is in everybody’s heart. Clark Campbell has bought the mill back! He has promised…

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

… families that received some sort of city/state relief grew from 200 in 1929 to a height of 700 in 1938.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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