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Item 10396

Writing on the board, North School, Portland, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Portland Media: Photoprint

Item 66983

Slate tablet of Ida Allen, Strong, 1892

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1892 Location: Strong Media: Slate sheet framed with wood

Item 7441

Freeman family Christmas, Saco, 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1909-12-25 Location: Portland Media: Photo negative


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Otisfield's One-Room Schoolhouses

Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Growing Up in Masardis - Page 2 of 4

They had to erase all of the chalkboards and pick up the classroom after school. After school, Glenna, her sisters, brothers, and friends would all…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 1 of 4

Chalkboards, as they were called because they came in green, continued to be found on the walls of many classrooms for many years.

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Otisfield Historical Society

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