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Item 81001

Title: Boy Scout Band, Princeton, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Princeton

Media: photograph

Item 74464

Title: Wiscasset Boy Scout circus, 1970

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1970

Location: Wiscasset


Item 17997

Title: Boy Scouts on Derby turntable, c. 1955

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Derby

Media: Photograph

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Item 99017

Address: 42-46 Plum Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Boy's Club

Use: Club House

Item 55997

Address: 1393 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Home for Friendless Boys

Use: Lodging

Item 67637

Address: 138 Oxford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Home for Friendless Boys

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Good Will Farm roundel, 1918

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.


Grand Falls Expedition party, Labrador, 1891

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.


Chapman School patriotism, Portland, ca. 1920

"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.