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Item 39361

Boys on Main Street, Bangor, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Bangor

Media: Glass Negative

Item 53152

Good Will Boys, Fairfield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1920

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 14291

Good Will Orphan Boy in the woods with an ax

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1910

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 6 View All

Item 55997

1393 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Home for Friendless Boys

Use: Lodging

Item 67637

138 Oxford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Home for Friendless Boys

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 67636

136-138 Oxford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Home for Friendless Boys

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 59 View All

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Good Will Farm roundel, Fairfield, 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.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 104 View All

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Boy at Bangor parade, July 4, 1865

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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Boy at Bangor post Civil War parade, 1865

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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SEE NOTES

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 Showing 3 of 11 View All

Story

Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan


Stories of growing up Downeast

Story

Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by

by Randy Randall


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

Story

Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service

by Jim Barrows


A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.