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Historical Items

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Item 81001

Boy Scout Band, Princeton, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Princeton Media: Photographic print

Item 74464

Wiscasset Boy Scout circus, 1970

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1970 Location: Wiscasset Media: Photographic print

Item 17997

Boy Scouts on Derby turntable, c. 1955

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Derby Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 36676

89 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ellen M Payne Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 99017

42-46 Plum Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Boy's Club Use: Club House

Item 55997

1393 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Home for Friendless Boys Use: Lodging

Exhibits

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George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

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"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Boy at Bangor parade, July 4, 1865

… a regular set of captains Lieut sargents &c all boys and their music being boys with tenore drums." View additional information about this item on…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Boy at Bangor post Civil War parade, 1865

Boy at Bangor post Civil War parade, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - SEE NOTES "What the book said to the Boy". Library bookmark.

SEE NOTES "What the book said to the Boy". Library bookmark. Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description Commercially printed…

My Maine Stories

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

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Ah, les Fameuse Ployes!
by Alain Ouellette

Growing up in an Acadian French family and eating ployes

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Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.