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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
Media: Glass Negative
Contributed by: Caribou Public Library
Date: circa 1928
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.
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.
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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… 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…
The key contributors that year off the bench were: Mike Arsenault, Dave Gerrish, Mike Fraser, and Pete Carignan.
… 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…