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Item 31330

Lydia Swan McArthur, wife of Robert McArthur, 1861

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1861

Location: Springfield; Biddeford; Providence

Media: Carte de visite, Photograph

Item 31637

McArthur Public Library commemorative tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1905

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1905

Location: Biddeford

Media: china

Item 31328

Robert McArthur, Biddeford, 1861

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1861

Location: Springfield; Biddeford

Media: Carte de visite, Photograph

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Blue Hill Academy graduates, 1894

Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

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Ladies surround child on small slide at a children's party at Biddeford Pool, 1917

May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.

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Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Site

Testing of New Steam Engine, Biddeford, 1909

McArthur Public Library

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Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.