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Item 15614

Madawaska Training School, 1891

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1891

Location: Madawaska

Media: Photographic print

Item 16720

Walter Hustus letter concerning army training, 1943

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1943

Location: Fort Myers

Media: Ink on paper

Item 76537

Mystery Who is that unnamed faculty member?

Madawaska Training School faculty, Fort Kent, 1927

Contributed by: Blake Library Special Collections

Date: 1927

Location: Fort Kent

Media: Photographic print

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Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

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Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

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.

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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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Training School, Presque Isle, ca. 1920

Presque Isle: The Star City - Training School, Presque Isle, ca. 1920

Students are standing outside of school for photograph. This building was destroyed by fire in March of 1927 and was replaced soon after by a brick…

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Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955

Presque Isle: The Star City - Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955

Train Depot, Presque Isle, ca. 1955 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description The north bound Bangor and Aroostook diesel…

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Bangor and Aroostook Train Station, Presque Isle, ca. 1908

Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Train Station, Presque Isle, ca. 1908

Bangor and Aroostook Train Station, Presque Isle, ca. 1908 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description Photograph shows…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 11 View All

Story

August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life

by Bob Small


How the Vietnam war affected my life

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today

by Nicholas Krier


My service in Afghanistan with the Marines