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Historical Items

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Item 6121

North School pageant, Portland, ca. 1920

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

Item 6118

Christmas pageant, North School, Portland, ca. 1920

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

Item 69226

History Pageant, Farmington State Normal School, 1924

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1924-06-17 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

Exhibit

"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.

Exhibit

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Modern History: 1966 to Present

The Historical Society, Town Office, library, school, and economic development board sought and received a grant to establish a town historical…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - National Community Christmas Tree - 1959

The Pageant was held on the Ellipse, a grassy area to the south of the White House. Since the Ellipse serves many purposes throughout the year, a cut…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… meetings, a turkey dinner, a band concert, a pageant, introduction of candidates and a speech by the National Committeeman, Fred C. Scribner.