Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper
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.
Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.
While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.
Discipline Olivia, grade 6 Scottow's Hill Rural School, Scarborough, ca. 1920Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum During…
X Sports taught Bill discipline. He learned that to excel in sports he needed the discipline to prepare, plan, work hard, and follow the…