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Item 12576

Title: Student strike, Colby College, 1970

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections

Date: circa 1970

Location: Waterville

Media: Photograph

Item 11766

Title: Tiananmen Square Protests, Portland, 1989

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1989

Location: Portland; Beijing

Media: Photographic print

Item 31004

Title: High School protest, Lubec, ca. 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1975

Location: Lubec

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Student strike, Colby College, 1970

Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

Exhibit

Air Force trainees, Colby College, 1942

A Brief History of Colby College

Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.

Exhibit

Chapman School patriotism, Portland, ca. 1920

"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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Site

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.

Site

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.

Site

Adam Simpson Green, Colby College, 1887

Colby College Special Collections

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