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Historical Items

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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

Exhibits

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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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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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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.

Site Pages

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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…

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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.

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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…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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