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Item 6729

Woman's Library Club, Lovell, ca. 1901

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society Date: circa 1901 Location: Lovell Media: Photographic print

Item 31222

Thursday Club constitution and by-laws, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Biddeford Media: Ink and pencil on paper

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Item 31089

Thursday Club's New Year's Day party, Biddeford, 1930

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1930-01-02 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print


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A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.


Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.


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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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

Thursday Club Thursday Club tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1900 Item 29261 infoBiddeford Historical Society The ladies met every Thursday (hence…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Ladies' Third Annual Banquet, Farmington, 1893

Ladies' Third Annual Banquet, Farmington, 1893 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description The program for the Banquet held at the…

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Bangor Historical Society

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