Keywords: Social activities
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Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF
Media: ink on paper
Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library
Date: circa 1910
Location: Bar Harbor
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Ink on paper
Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.
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.
Mainers, like residents of other states, had differing views about slavery and abolition in the early to mid decades of the 19th century. Religion and economic factors were among the considerations in determining people's leanings.
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… cottagers initiated new activities, events, and social clubs: Enter the horse show? Dress up for a masquerade ball? Attend a concert at the…
2013, web.colby.edu/activism/stories/frederick-douglass-speaks-at-colby/. Accessed 8 Mar. 2017. "Temperance movement." Britannica School…
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My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy
by Maurice Paquette
If you applied yourself you could do anything at Pepperell Mills.
by Cindy Bennett
I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.