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Item 59813

Title: Home Ec students knitting, Farmington State Normal School, 1940

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: 1940

Location: Farmington

Media: photograph

Item 28728

Title: Middle-class ladies painting, reading and knitting in 1887

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1887

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

Item 6743

Title: Young Sisters Knitting, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers

Date: circa 1915

Location: New Gloucester

Media: Slide from a film negative

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Exhibit

Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

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.

Exhibit

Waterville City Hall during the centennial celebration, 1902

"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan…" Waterville in 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

Exhibit

One-piece pink faille dress, York, ca. 1835

The Mainspring of Fashion

The mainspring of fashion is the process whereby members of one class imitate the styles of another, who in turn are driven to ever new expedients of fashionable change.

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Site

Nurse uniform replica, Bar Harbor, 1997

Mt. Desert Island Hospital

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.

Site

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.