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Contributed by: McArthur Public Library
Date: circa 1864
Media: leather, cotton, glass, metal
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: ink on paper
From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.
Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.
Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.
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Dirigo Writing Book, Farmington, 1887 Contributed by Farmington Historical Society Description The school composition book called the…
This drop-front desk is an example of fine cabinetry skills. It has several concealed drawers in the area above the writing surface.
… Library Description This is an annual write-up of the Bangor Football Season. It contains a brief report of their last game of the season…
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 5 View All
by Parivash Rohani
My journey from Iran to Maine
by Mary D. McGuirk
My life and career as a USAF Nurse
by Doug Rawlings
Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement