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Category: Military & War, Wars, World War I, 1914-1918

Historical Items

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Item 14334

Lewis Freedman, Houlton, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1917 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 15100

World War I manufacturing poster, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1918 Media: Ink on paper

Item 15101

War food conservation poster, 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1917 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

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Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Jonathan Clay Jr.

Jonathan Clay Jr. Responses from students in Mr. Koscuiszka's class can be viewed below: Haylea Lujan "Summarize the 'who, what, where, and when' of…

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Lincoln, Maine - Influential Institutions

Influential Institutions Use the menu at left to browse various pieces completed by 7th and 8th grade social-studies students at Mattanawcook Junior…

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Lincoln, Maine - Catholic Church

Catholic Church Responses from four students in Mr. Koscuiszka's class can be viewed below: St. Mary's Catholic Church, Lincoln, ca.

My Maine Stories

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Story

The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans
by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office

Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland