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Item 68908

Virginia Porter, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: circa 1907

Location: Farmington

Media: Photographic print

Item 101190

William Blake, Farmington, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: circa 1923

Location: Farmington

Media: Photographic print

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 

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Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

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.

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Strong Public School and Randall-Thomas Gymnasium, Strong, ca. 1951

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… as elementary, junior high and high school, in a modern facility with state-of-the-art furnishings and equipment.

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Strong Public School and Randall-Thomas Gymnasium, Strong, ca. 1951

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

… as elementary, junior high and high school, in a modern facility with state-of-the-art furnishings and equipment.

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Dr. Charles W. Bell, Strong, ca. 1935

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… of Charles Forster established a complete and modern hospital of 16 beds for Dr. Bell to run, in the building they had operated as Hotel Strong.