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Item 63749

Title: Geography class, North Jay granite quarry, 1914

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: 1914-05-29

Location: Jay

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 7575

Title: Lucia Wadsworth's Geometry and Geography School Book, 1794

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1794

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7576

Title: Lucia Wadsworth's Geography Notebook, 1794

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1794

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Park Street, Portland, 1886

Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

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Site

Children's Gate, Longfellow Garden, Portland, ca. 1930

Longfellow Garden Club

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Site

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.

Site

Battleship filling with coal at Lamoine Coaling Station, ca. 1910

Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

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