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Item 29422

Brooks' Patent writing case, ca. 1864

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1864

Location: Biddeford

Media: leather, cotton, glass, metal

Item 74149

'Manual of Medial Writing,' 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1904

Media: ink on paper

Item 74110

Vertical writing practice sentences, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Media: pencil 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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Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.

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Dirigo Writing Book, Farmington, 1887

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Dirigo Writing Book, Farmington, 1887

Dirigo Writing Book, Farmington, 1887 Contributed by Farmington Historical Society Description The school composition book called the…

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Drop Front Desk, Blue Hill ca. 1800

Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

This drop-front desk is an example of fine cabinetry skills. It has several concealed drawers in the area above the writing surface.

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Football Oracle Page 4

Life on a Tidal River - Football Oracle Page 4

… Library Description This is an annual write-up of the Bangor Football Season. It contains a brief report of their last game of the season…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 5 View All

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Love is greater than peace, For peace is founded upon love

by Parivash Rohani


My journey from Iran to Maine

Story

How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military

by Mary D. McGuirk


My life and career as a USAF Nurse

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement