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Item 23666

Wood shop, Maine School for the Deaf, Portland, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1925

Location: Portland

Media: Glass Negative

Item 9445

Horse-drawn school teams, Caribou, ca. 1928

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1928

Location: Caribou

Media: Postcard

Item 23665

Wood shop, Maine School for the Deaf, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1925

Location: Portland

Media: Glass Negative

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Writing on the board, North School, Portland, ca. 1915

Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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Oakland Park, Rockport, ca. 1915

A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

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Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

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Dip nets at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec

Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4

… out of the brine, so they could be taken to the benches where “stringers” were working. “Spudger” in the Brining Room in 1990Frank Van Riper…

Site Page

Grist and saw mills on the Upper Falls, Rumford, ca. 1895

Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford High School Basketball - 1970s - Page 2 of 2

The key contributors that year off the bench were: Mike Arsenault, Dave Gerrish, Mike Fraser, and Pete Carignan.

Site Page

Beech Hill School, Scarborough, ca. 1879

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 1 of 4

… the students sat on three legged stools or long benches at narrow tables. These stools and tables were often made out of pine or oak boards by the…

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR