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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 59808

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

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

Item 69492

Home Economics Class, Farmington State Normal School, 1927

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1927 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

Historically, the cottage industries were common in areas where a large percentage of local population was engaged in seasonal work, because families…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - James Emerson cottage, Bucksport, 1867

James Emerson cottage, Bucksport, 1867 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The James Emerson home in…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Harbor Cottage, The Old Ell (“Mame’s House”), and the Big Barn

Like the Old House, Harbor Cottage has seen change, expansion, and movement over the years. Fortunately, unlike the Old House, two distinct portions…