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Item 64268

Title: Model classroom, Farmington State Normal School, 1870s

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: circa 1870

Location: Farmington

Media: black and white photograph

Item 61022

Title: Classroom, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Biddeford Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

Item 18032

Title: Elementary students, Portland, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1923

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

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Item 76024

Address: Assessor's Record, 716-730 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Westbrook College

Use: Dormitory & Classrooms

Exhibits Showing 3 of 15 View All

Exhibit

Writing on the board, North School, c. 1915

Back to School

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

Site

Jean P. Ouellette Letter on CCC, Upper Frenchville, 1985

Maine Conservation Corps

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Site

First Parish Church, Portland, ca. 1890

First Parish in Portland

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