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Item 48492

Elementary School and gym, Lubec, ca. 1957

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1967 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 16700

Sargent's Gym, Bowdoin College

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 65951

Gym class, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1917 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print


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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.


We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

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.


Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Elusive Championship

It wasn’t really a gym at all, but the town hall. It was the first floor of the town hall that was used as the “multipurpose room.” Hampden Academy…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - National Blue Ribbon School

… recalling how the building, with it's spacious gym, had been the community's pride and joy. He commended the hard work of those who helped make the…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Basketball: From Rivals to Teammates

… had an organized team which played at the Y’s gym against local teams. However, basketball had not yet made its way to the other Island schools.

My Maine Stories

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey