Keywords: Roosevelt School
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1920
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society
Date: circa 1909
Media: Print from Glass Negative
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.
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.
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.
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… byLubec Historical Society James Roosevelt at Roosevelt Bridge dedication, Lubec, 1962 Item Contributed byLubec Historical Society Three…
… received commendations from Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman, John R. Deane, Generals George Patton, Omar Bradley, and W. B. Smith.
… at the recommendation of James Hill, Theodore Roosevelt would hire Stevens as the chief engineer for the Panama Canal project.