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Contributed by: Farmington Public Library
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Blake Library Special Collections
Location: Fort Kent; Fairfield
Media: paper with attached black and white photographs
Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.
The Gilman Street building began its life in 1913 as Waterville High School, but served from 1978 to 1986 as the campus of Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute. The building helped the school create a sense of community and an identity.
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.
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Library share certificate, Farmington Library Association, 1865 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description A share certificate…
Life membership certificate, Farmington Public Library Association, 1917 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description In the early…
Each student is holding a certificate. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.