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Historical Items

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Item 69635

Patriotism Pageant program, Farmington State Normal School, June 20, 1917

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1917-06-20 Location: Farmington Media: ink on paper

Item 68364

Ticket for Historical Pageant, Farmington State Normal School, 1924

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1924-06-17 Location: Farmington Media: ink on paper

Item 12896

Pageant, Portland, 1913

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1913 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.