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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1901
Media: Glass Negative
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Date: circa 1895
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF
Date: circa 1945
Media: ink on paper
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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.
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 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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The school now consisted of a dormitory, the main building, the gymnasium. A superior athletic field was later added.
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… some years of abandonment, it was used for a dormitory for Normal School students during the 1920’s and 1930’s.
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by Vera Cleaves
West Point during World War II