Robert G. Nisbet, Editor-in-Chief
Lawrence D. Pinkham, Willard Nisbet, Jr., Managing Editors
Warren E. McAvoy, Sports Editor
The Maine Annex, published by the students of the University of Maine at the Brunswick Campus, was launched January 10, 1947. Editors introduced the publication as "the product of a group of progressive students" attending the Brunswick Campus. The goal of the publication, according to editors, was to "tell the story of our life on this campus." The four-page, tabloid-sized paper included display advertising from area businesses. The start of a funding drive to build the Memorial Union on the University of Maine, Orono campus, is covered in this issue of The Maine Annex. The Union is to be dedicated to 175 UMaine Alumni war dead. Following World War II, the federal G.I. Bill enabled approximately 2.3 million, predominantly white male Veterans to receive a post-secondary education. To accommodate increased enrollment, in 1946 the University of Maine established the Brunswick Campus at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. The remote campus operated until spring 1949, when Veteran registrations waned.
The Maine Annex; Angis, John H.; Shaughnessy, Maurice F.; Bates, Elbert G.; Rupp, Robert S.; Lawrence, John R.; McNiff, James E.; Leclerc, Joseph B. L.; and Haley, Harold, "The Maine Annex, vol. 1, no. 10" (1947). The Maine Annex. 10.
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