Keywords: Gilman Street
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Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library
Contributed by: Kennebec Valley Community College Archive
Media: color photograph
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Address: 247 Franklin Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Gilman Wheeler
Address: 205 Concord Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Asa Gilman
Use: Dwelling - Single family
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.
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.