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Item 9617

Title: Ricker Classical Institute production, 1926

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1926

Location: Houlton

Media: Monochrome photograph

Item 9622

Title: Wording Hall, Ricker Classical Institute, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Houlton

Media: Photograph

Item 22799

Title: Ricker Classical Institute music letter, Houlton, 1941

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1941

Location: Houlton

Media: fabric

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Westbrook Seminary students, ca. 1855

Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.

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Writing on the board, North School, Portland, ca. 1915

Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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