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Contributed by: Caribou Public Library
Date: circa 1900
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Biddeford Historical Society
Media: Ink on paper
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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.
Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.
Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.
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Family members would not only learn how to play the piano but many people could also play a guitar, an accordion or a fiddle.
Playing at the pond Although Baird's Quarry was kept drained during its working seasons, once operations closed down for the winter it was always…
… by each director, having to memorize lines in French from three plays at a time, and sometimes performing fifteen plays in a single season.
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by Cindy Bennett
I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.
by Arthur Benedetto
I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers
by Michael Uhl
What it means to have beaten the odds