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Historical Items

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Item 100411

Dormitory room at Bates College, Lewiston, ca. 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1901 Location: Lewiston Media: Glass Negative

Item 19363

Ricker Classical Institute dormitory, Houlton, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 79292

Rules For Dormitory Rooms, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1945 Location: Farmington Media: ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 97941

736-740 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William W. Roberts Devisees Use: Girls Dormitory

Item 76024

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

Owner in 1924: Westbrook College Use: Dormitory & Classrooms


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Practical Nursing in Waterville

The Maine School of Practical Nursing opened a facility in Waterville in 1957 and continued teaching practical nursing there until about 1980 when changes in the profession and in the state's educational structure led to its demise.


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.


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.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - The Abbott School

The school now consisted of a dormitory, the main building, the gymnasium. A superior athletic field was later added.

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Colby College Special Collections

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

… some years of abandonment, it was used for a dormitory for Normal School students during the 1920’s and 1930’s.

My Maine Stories

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II