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Item 69226

History Pageant, Farmington State Normal School, 1924

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: 1924-06-17

Location: Farmington

Media: Photographic print

Item 81017

Rebecca Usher on history of military hospital, Pennsylvania, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863

Location: Portland; Chester

Media: Ink on paper

Item 9428

The Cruiser, Freeport, February 1859

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: 1859

Location: Freeport; South Freeport

Media: paper

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Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

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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Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.


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Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

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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Skowhegan Community History - Exhibits

… the Skowhegan Middle School have been exploring local history topics for the past eight years. These exhibits are clear evidence of rich learning…

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Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History - Sister Communities

… the exploration, celebration, and digitization of local history. The work produced by Skowhegan, and its sister communities in the project (Mt.

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Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

In the 19th century, other local products were manufactured including those made from steel and iron including cider mills, axes, scythes, and other…

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An allegory about the Vietnam war

by Bill Hinderer

An allegory about my service in the Vietnam War


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey