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Keywords: Maine women authors

Historical Items

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Item 7902

Eminent Women, 1884

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1884 Media: Lithograph, phototransparency

Item 30882

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

Contributed by: Abplanalp Library, UNE Date: 1800 Location: York Media: Ink on paper

Item 7256

Edna St. Vincent Millay and high school friends, Camden, 1909

Contributed by: Camden Public Library Date: circa 1909 Location: Camden Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Prominent Women

Prominent Women Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Julia Harris May poetry collection, 1903Item Contributed byFarmington…

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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

According to John Gilman, the author of the business history of the canneries, 1952 was the year the key cans were introduced.

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Lubec, Maine - Myron Avery, Lubec, and the Appalachian Trail

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.

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR