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Item 50974

Good Will orphans, Fairfield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1920

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 50107

Orphans sledding, Hinckley, ca. 1915

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1915

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 50235

Orphans doing road work, Hinckley, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1920

Location: Fairfield

Media: Lantern slide

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Item 70374

139-151 Pleasant Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Female Orphan Asylum

Use: Orphan Asylum

Item 85287

Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland property, East Side of Island, Little Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland

Use: Orphan Asylum

Item 70375

Assessor's Record, 147 Pleasant Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Female Orphan Asylum

Use: Garage used as Playhouse

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Page Terrace, Fairfield, ca. 1930

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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Good Will Farm roundel, Fairfield, 1918

George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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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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Fred Ryder, Bangor, 1864

John Martin: Expert Observer - Fred Ryder, Bangor, 1864

… Museum Description Fred Ryder was an orphan who lived with his uncle in Bangor. He sold candy on the streets.

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Moody School, Good Will Farm, Fairfield, 1911

L.C. Bates Museum/Good Will-Hinckley

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

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G.A.R. picnic, Strong, ca. 1895

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

… local relief fund for needy veterans, widows, and orphans. Money could be used for medical, burial and housing expenses, and for food and household…