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Historical Items

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Item 69695

Mabel Hastie, Farmington State Teachers College, ca. 1954

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1954 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 64325

Scott Hall, Farmington State Teachers College, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1960 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 69491

Miss Benjamin, Farmington State Teachers College, 1952

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1952 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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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.

Site Pages

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

Between 1968 and 1970, it became part of Maine’s University of System, and in 1970 the name changed once again to the University of Maine at…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Prominent Women

Farmington Academy, later called Maine State Teachers College. She is said to have had a poem published in the Boston Olive Branch at the age of…