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Category: Social Movements & Services, Civic & political activity, Peace

Historical Items

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Item 11205

Judge James L. Reid, Augusta, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982-03-08 Location: Augusta; Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 16971

William Ladd residence, Minot, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1898 Location: Minot Media: Oil on canvas

Item 26924

Harvesting the 1959 National Christmas Tree, Presque Isle, 1959

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: 1959 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The Advent of Green Acre Baha'i School

The Green Acre Baha’i School began as Green Acre Conferences, established by Sarah Jane Farmer in Eliot. She later became part of the Baha'i Faith and hosted speakers and programs that promoted peace. In 1912, the leader of the Baha'i Faith, 'Abdu'l-Baha, visited Green Acre, where hundreds saw him speak.

My Maine Stories

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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

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A poem about my experiences in Vietnam
by Doug Rawlings

A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

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I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam