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Historical Items

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Item 70431

Home economics cottage, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1940 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 59815

Home Economics students, Farmington State Teachers College, ca. 1947

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1947 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 59808

Home Economics class, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1924

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1924 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Land Claims, Economic Opportunities?

The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin Sr. home, Ellsworth, 1823

John Martin Sr. home, Ellsworth, 1823 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904) of…

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Historic Hallowell - Historic Hallowell Homes

Historic Hallowell Homes Peter Clark, Jr. House, Gows Lane, Hallowell, 1968Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Captian Benjamin Gould…

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Historic Hallowell - Our Journey Home

Our Journey Home Written by Gerry Mahoney Powder House Hill, Hallowell, 1938Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library The history of Hallowell…

My Maine Stories

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Portland cuisine supports health in West Africa
by Maria Cushing

I present Portuguese inspired food to fundraise for Amigos de Mente

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Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving

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Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.