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Item 12573

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

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections

Date: circa 1830

Location: Waterville

Media: Photographic print

Item 61880

Waterville City Hall during the centennial celebration, 1902

Contributed by: Waterville Public Library

Date: 1902

Location: Waterville

Media: Photographic print

Item 61881

Hollingsworth & Whitney Company float, Waterville, 1902

Contributed by: Waterville Public Library

Date: 1902-06-24

Location: Waterville; Winslow

Media: Photographic print

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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.

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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.

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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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Adam Simpson Green, Colby College, 1887

Colby College Special Collections

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

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Bloomfield Academy Building

Skowhegan Community History - Bloomfield Academy

Well, Waterville must have had a better proposal, because they won and Colby was built on College Avenue in Waterville, Maine.

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Gravenstein apple, Bangor, 1866

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 48-64

… and projects, including the plan for a Bangor to Waterville Railroad. He also discusses McClellan's candidacy for president in 1864.

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima