Keywords: Maine women authors
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Lithograph, phototransparency
Contributed by: Abplanalp Library, UNE
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Camden Public Library
Date: circa 1909
Media: Photographic print
Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.
Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.
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.
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Prominent Women Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Julia Harris May poetry collection, 1903Item Contributed byFarmington…
According to John Gilman, the author of the business history of the canneries, 1952 was the year the key cans were introduced.
Soon after Avery’s untimely death on July 26, 1952, an act of the Maine Legislature renamed East Peak on Bigelow Mountain as Myron Avery Peak.