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Item 7680

Bridgton Road School, Casco, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1925

Location: Casco

Media: Photoprint

Item 6681

Children inside Danville Corner School

Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Auburn; Danville

Media: Photographic print

Item 75072

Pond School, St. Albans, 1922

Contributed by: St. Albans Historical Society

Date: 1922-04-28

Location: St. Albans

Media: Photographic print

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Bell Hill School, Otisfield, ca. 1899

Otisfield's One-Room Schoolhouses

Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.


West Brooklin School, ca. 1929

Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.


Writing on the board, North School, Portland, ca. 1915

Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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Guilford Public School, June 20, 1887

Guilford, Maine - Guilford Schools

Both the grade school and high school were decked out with buntings and other festive decorations for the town of Guilford’s Centennial celebration.

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Clevie and Mary Trask, Swan's Island, ca. 1940

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - The Tea Room

… her hip beyond repair and lived in the corner room on the first floor which is now part of the seating area in the Tea Room.

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Strong Public School and Randall-Thomas Gymnasium, Strong, ca. 1951

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

… northern Franklin County towns, including Strong, into one campus, and Strong Public School was converted to an elementary and middle school.

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Story of the "little nun"

by Felicia Garant

My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey



Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast