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Historical Items

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Item 102884

Lincoln Academy Class of 1878, Newcastle

Contributed by: Lincoln Academy Date: 1878 Location: Newcastle Media: Photographic print

Item 14541

Class of 1907, Brewer

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: 1907 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Item 102885

Lincoln Academy Class of 1914, Newcastle

Contributed by: Lincoln Academy Date: 1914 Location: Newcastle Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

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Chinese in Maine

In 1857, when Daniel Cough left Amoy Island, China, as a stowaway on a sailing ship from Mt. Desert Island he was on his way into history as the first Chinese person to make his home in Maine. He was soon followed by a cigar maker and a tea merchant who settled in Portland and then by many more Chinese men who spread all over Maine working mostly as laundrymen.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Society Members of the Strong High School Class of 1933 gather for their Mussul Unsquit yearbook photo. At front, from left, are Nettie B.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Village School 1905

… Society Members of the Strong High School Class of 1933 gather for their Mussul Unsquit yearbook photo. At front, from left, are Nettie B.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Graduates, Gouldville Elementary, Presque Isle, 1922

… Historical Society Description A group photo of the graduating class from Gouldville Elementary School in Presque Isle in 1922.

My Maine Stories

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Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.

Story

Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service
by Jim Barrows

A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.