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Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Ink on paper
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.
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.
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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… about their history, landscape, population, geography, and commercial potential. Travel back in time with John Hayward and see what early America…
… and climate, drawn by the island’s dramatic geography and the “peculiar and delicious” quality of the air.
… 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…
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by Darrin MC Mclellan
Stories of growing up Downeast
by Mike Luciano
Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes
by Shannon Schooley
Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.