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Item 14716

Good Will boys, Quincy Manual Training School for Boys, Fairfield

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1903

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 55222

Quincy Building Dedication Program cover, Fairfield, 1903

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: 1903-07-27

Location: Fairfield

Media: paper booklet; ink on paper

Item 100465

U.S. Infantry Tactic Manual, Scarborough, 1861

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: 1861-05-01

Location: Scarborough

Media: Ink on paper

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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Cottage baby with student nurse, Farmington, ca. 1947

Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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 Granite Industry Instruction Manual

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… Quarry Granite Industry Instruction Manual Item 19466 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society After World War I granite was in…

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Guilford Public School, June 20, 1887

Guilford, Maine - Guilford Schools

… along with a chemistry lab, a physics lab, and a manual training shop. At this time there were approximately 1200 students attending SAD #4 schools…