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Item 8750

North Waterford School, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society

Date: 1914

Location: North Waterford

Media: Photographic print

Item 7915

MGH School of Nursing, Class of 1934

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives

Date: 1934

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 80287

Letter to Sarah Tarbox from a former boarding school classmate, 1839

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: 1839-05-22

Location: Westport; Boston; Topsham

Media: Ink on paper

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E.T. Burrowes Co., Portland, ca. 1923

Working Women of the Old Port

Women at the turn of the 20th century were increasingly involved in paid work outside the home. For wage-earning women in the Old Port section of Portland, the jobs ranged from canning fish and vegetables to setting type. A study done in 1907 found many women did not earn living wages.

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Thomaston Academy, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

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John Bapst High School basketball Booster button, Bangor, ca. 1950

John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.

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 Julia Harris May poetry collection, 1903

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Prominent Women

Prominent Women Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Julia Harris May poetry collection, 1903Item Contributed byFarmington…

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Phyllis Stinson, Swan's Island, ca. 1945

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Women's Firsts

Women in positions as town officials and committee members, however, showed significant change over the same time period, slowly including more women

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School Bell, Islesboro, ca. 1880

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools

District Seven school, known as the Parker school , had one of the best school houses in town. High School classes were taught in it.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 7 View All

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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

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer

by Joy Asuncion


My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy

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First night on the pulp pile at zero degrees, to mill foreman

by Arthur Benedetto


I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers