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Historical Items

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Item 13997

Brewer High School football team, 1915

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: 1915 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

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 48492

Elementary School and gym, Lubec, ca. 1957

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1967 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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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.

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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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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - The Crew

from the University of Maine at Orono in 2006. Candi has been active in the Swan's Island Educational Society since 2001 and took the job as…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - I. Canoes and Clamshells: The Pre-European Settlement Years

Penobscot Chief Joseph Orono X The Penobscot and, to a lesser extent, Passamaquoddy were known visitors to Swan’s Island.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Minturn Schoolhouse

… can, you know how coffee used to come about that high in the cans? We’d put it on the stove and cook it." Children on the steps of the Minturn…