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Historical Items

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Item 18340

Gymnastics practice, Portland, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1927 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 17700

Football practice, Fryeburg, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Fryeburg Academy Archives Date: circa 1908 Location: Fryeburg Media: Photographic print from glass negative

Item 74110

Vertical writing practice sentences, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: pencil on paper


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Practical Nursing in Waterville

The Maine School of Practical Nursing opened a facility in Waterville in 1957 and continued teaching practical nursing there until about 1980 when changes in the profession and in the state's educational structure led to its demise.


Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.


Student Exhibit: Medicine in Times Past

Inspired by Dr. Greenleaf Wilbur's medical box at the Skowhegan History House, this exhibit highlights some Mainers in the medical field of the past and the stories they had.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

His daughter Lelia Higgins, also a physician. lived and practiced here. The home was purchased in 1901 by Dr. Charles W. Bell.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Mathematician

… was also a study project at Harvard where practical application of mathematical concepts was evident and Fisher's skills clearly demonstrated.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Charles W. Bell (1873-1944), a Strong native who had returned from medical training and set up his practice five years before. In this house Dr.

My Maine Stories

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Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork


Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving


Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman