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Item 29422

Title: Brooks' Patent writing case, ca. 1864

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1864

Location: Biddeford

Media: leather, cotton, glass, metal

Item 74149

Title: 'Manual of Medial Writing,' 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1904

Media: ink on paper

Item 74147

Title: 'Medial Writing Book' cover, 1903

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1903

Media: ink on paper

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Elise Fellows White, Skowhegan, ca. 1910

Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

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Harriett Beecher Stowe, ca. 1890

Writing Women

Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.

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West Brooklin School, ca. 1929

Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.