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Item 23360

Title: Staff of Biddeford High School Olympian, 1924

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1924

Location: Biddeford

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 8750

Title: North Waterford School, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society

Date: 1914

Location: N.Waterford

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 20006

Title: Danforth School House

Contributed by: East Grand School

Date: 1912

Location: Danforth

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 49 View All

Item 77034

Address: 5 School Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Alice Durgin

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 77044

Address: 26 School Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Margaret B. Donahue

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 77035

Address: 7-9 School Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John Krasowski

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Writing on the board, North School, c. 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.


Florence Jewett, Norridgewock, ca. 1885

Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.


Blue Hill Academy graduates, 1894

Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

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Rideouts at East Grand Lake

East Grand School

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.


Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.