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Historical Items

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Item 64270

Mary Palmer, Farmington State Normal School, 1930

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1930 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 64273

Normal School students in Mary Palmer Garden, 1948

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1948 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 64276

Palmer Hall, Farmington State Normal School, 1930

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1930 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.