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Item 7310

Petition to Parliament by George Cleeve

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1642

Media: Ink on paper

Item 5632

Truck blockade at Bill's Truck Stop, Fairfield, 1979

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1979-06-20

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 5633

Truck barricade at Dysarts Fuel Stop, Hermon 1979

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1979-06-14

Location: Bangor; Hermon

Media: Photographic print

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Civil War post office scroll, 1862-1864

Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.