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Item 27979

Jacob Abbott and Fewacres, Farmington, 1903

Contributed by: Farmington Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Farmington

Media: Engraving, ink on paper

Item 31226

Thursday Club program, Biddeford, 1897

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1897 - 1898

Location: Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper, ribbon

Item 6953

'Glory to Old Maine' ballad

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1861

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.

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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.

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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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Jacob Abbott and Fewacres, Farmington, 1903

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Jacob Abbott and Fewacres, Farmington, 1903

… writing some of the earliest American juvenile literature deserving of the term "children's literature." He and his four sons had a long…

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Thursday Club tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

There seemed to be a certain pride in the civility of debating literature or current events over tea or coffee.

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Ogunquit Beach Sonnet

by Shannon Schooley


Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.

Story

Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service

by Jim Barrows


A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.