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Item 18310

Title: Training School basketball team, Presque Isle, 1935

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: 1935

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Photograph

Item 14716

Title: Good Will boys, Quincy Manual Training School for Boys, Fairfield

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

Date: circa 1903

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photograph

Item 25893

Title: Military training, Good Will Farm, 1917

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

Date: 1917

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

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.

Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Exhibit

Grand Falls Expedition party, Labrador, 1891

Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.