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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

Media: pencil on paper

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Maine School of Practical Nursing class officers, Waterville, 1965

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.


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Polly Warren sampler, Gorham, ca. 1800

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.


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Shaarey Tphiloh synagogue, Portland, ca. 1911

Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.

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Dr. George Z. Higgins home, Strong, ca. 1890

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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Mariner's Compass, 1791

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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Dr. Charles W. Bell's home and hospital, Strong, ca. 1903

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.

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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