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Historical Items

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Item 28371

Elementary School, Lubec, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 48491

Elementary school, Lubec, September 1953

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1953 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 17096

Caribou schools, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Caribou Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Bloomfield Academy

In 1842, the new Bloomfield Academy was constructed in Skowhegan. The new brick building replaced the very first Bloomfield Academy, a small wooden building that had been built in 1814 and served as the high school until 1871. After that, it housed elementary school classes until 1980.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Guilford Schools

In 1954 a new Elementary School was built on High Street. This new school was to serve the population of sub-primary, first and second grade students.

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Graduates, Gouldville Elementary, Presque Isle, 1922

… photo of the graduating class from Gouldville Elementary School in Presque Isle in 1922. Each student is holding a certificate.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

… northern Franklin County towns, including Strong, into one campus, and Strong Public School was converted to an elementary and middle school.

My Maine Stories

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Story

My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes

Story

Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR