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Historical Items

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Item 12576

Student strike, Colby College, 1970

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections Date: circa 1970 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print

Item 11766

Tiananmen Square Protests, Portland, 1989

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1989 Location: Portland; Beijing Media: Photographic print

Item 31004

High School protest, Lubec, ca. 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1975 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 2 of 4

The earliest settlers were of the Protestant faith, represented by Congregationalists, who established itself in 1803, with a facility at Rumford…

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Colby College Special Collections

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My Maine Stories

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My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes