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Item 12573

Title: N.W. view of Waterville College, ca. 1830

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections

Date: circa 1830

Location: Waterville

Media: black and white photograph

Item 61880

Title: Waterville City Hall during the centennial celebration, 1902

Contributed by: Waterville Public Library

Date: 1902

Location: Waterville

Media: Photograph

Item 61881

Title: Hollingsworth & Whitney Company float, Waterville, 1902

Contributed by: Waterville Public Library

Date: 1902-06-24

Location: Waterville; Winslow

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Waterville City Hall during the centennial celebration, 1902

"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan…" Waterville in 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

Exhibit

Maine School of Practical Nursing class officers, Waterville, 1965

Practical Nursing in Waterville

The Maine School of Practical Nursing opened a facility in Waterville in 1957 and continued teaching practical nursing there until about 1980 when changes in the profession and in the state's educational structure led to its demise.

Exhibit

Air Force trainees, Colby College, 1942

A Brief History of Colby College

Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.

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Site

Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.

Site

Adam Simpson Green, Colby College, 1887

Colby College Special Collections

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

Site

Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine

The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.