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Historical Items

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Item 20446

Roosevelt School students, Portland, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 16938

Roosevelt School, River Street, Sanford, 1909

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1909 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 4160

Roosevelt kindergarten, Portland, 1937

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1937 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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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.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

… byLubec Historical Society James Roosevelt at Roosevelt Bridge dedication, Lubec, 1962 Item Contributed byLubec Historical Society Three…

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Guilford, Maine - Veterans Tributes - Page 2 of 2

… received commendations from Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman, John R. Deane, Generals George Patton, Omar Bradley, and W. B. Smith.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - John Frank Stevens

… at the recommendation of James Hill, Theodore Roosevelt would hire Stevens as the chief engineer for the Panama Canal project.