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Item 27979

Title: Jacob Abbott and Fewacres, Farmington, 1903

Contributed by: Farmington Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Farmington

Media: black and white engraving; ink on paper

Item 31226

Title: Thursday Club program, Biddeford, 1897

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1897 - 1898

Location: Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper, ribbon

Item 30882

Title: Julia, and the Illuminated Baron, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1800

Contributed by: Abplanalp Library, UNE

Date: 1800

Location: York

Media: Ink on paper

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Harriett Beecher Stowe, ca. 1890

Writing Women

Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1843

Picturing Henry

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popularity in the 19th century is reflected by the number of images of him -- in a variety of media -- that were produced and reproduced, some to go with published works of his, but many to be sold to the public on cards and postcards.

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Cottage baby with student nurse, Farmington, ca. 1947

Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.


Charlotte Hobbs, Lovell, 1896

Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library

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