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Item 63749

Geography class, North Jay granite quarry, 1914

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: 1914-05-29

Location: Jay

Media: Photographic print

Item 7575

Lucia Wadsworth's Geometry and Geography School Book, 1794

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1794

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7576

Lucia Wadsworth's Geography Notebook, 1794

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1794

Media: Ink on paper

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Map of Maine, 1905

The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.


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George French dorm room, Bates College, ca. 1901

Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.


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Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Historic Hallowell Resources and Links

… about their history, landscape, population, geography, and commercial potential. Travel back in time with John Hayward and see what early America…

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Dr. Robert on Duck Brook, Bar Harbor, ca. 1920

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rusticators on the Rise

… and climate, drawn by the island’s dramatic geography and the “peculiar and delicious” quality of the air.

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Champlain Society Camp Pemetic, Mount Desert Island, 1881

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Champlain Society - Page 2 of 2

… even as old Champlain may have landed for his geography, and returning to our vessel at night. We have clambered up pathless glens to rugged…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 6 View All


Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast


My 41 year career in Maine paper mills

by Mike Luciano

Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes


Ogunquit Beach Sonnet

by Shannon Schooley

Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.