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Item 33831

Grammar schools graduation program, Biddeford, June 1928

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1928-06-24

Location: Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper

Item 31236

Mark Gould report card, Biddeford, 1854-55

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1855

Location: Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper

Item 52003

Biddeford High School, Alfred Street, ca. 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1910

Location: Biddeford

Media: Postcard

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Pepperell Manufacturing fire insurance map, 1929

Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

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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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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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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.

Site

Thursday Club tea set, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Biddeford Historical Society

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Site

Testing of New Steam Engine, Biddeford, 1909

McArthur Public Library

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Story

Story of the "little nun"

by Felicia Garant


My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me