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Historical Items

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Item 101079

Bird Hill, Bethel, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Bethel Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Bethel Media: Photographic print

Item 102355

Mother and daughter, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Media: Glass Negative

Item 76338

Pond School Improvement Day, St. Albans, 1922

Contributed by: St. Albans Historical Society Date: 1922-04-28 Location: St. Albans Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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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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A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - A New Look at an Old Painting

Blue Hill Landscape, circa 1910 X By the turn of the century, there were many more houses in Blue Hill, but the landscape remained largely…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 1 of 6

… an eye for the intrinsically beautiful natural landscape of Mount Desert Island. He spent part of every day outdoors, walking in the native world…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Hotel Willows, Farmington, ca. 1910

This shows the Hotel Willows in landscaped setting, and provides details of the Willows amenities as well as the glories of Farmington.

My Maine Stories

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Somali Bantu farmers put down roots in Maine
by Muhidin D. Libah

Running the Somali Bantu Community Association and finding food security in Maine

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Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR