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Historical Items

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Item 34509

Classical & Scientific Academy, Central Street, Hallowell, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 6572

Aroostook State Normal School, Presque Isle, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1931 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 102884

Lincoln Academy Class of 1878, Newcastle

Contributed by: Lincoln Academy Date: 1878 Location: Newcastle Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.

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Carlton P. Fogg, Advocate for Vocational Education

Carlton P. Fogg (1899-1972) was passionate about vocational and technical education. While teaching at the high school level in Waterville, Fogg's lobbying and letter-writing helped create the Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute in 1969.

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John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

They not only paid for fine education but endorsed fine education, a "superior curriculum" for the "superior" person.

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Biddeford Historical Society

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Jacob Abbott

Jacob Abbott By: Christopher Brennick, Secondary Education major, Social Studies concentration, University of Maine at Farmington, Class of 2010…