RCI students and Wording Hall fire, Houlton, 1944

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum


Description

This film documents students of Ricker Classical Institute in Houlton entering a building, the students in the dinning hall, students leaving the Temple Theater, and lastly, the fire of Wording Hall.

The loss of the 56-year old structure to fire was devastating to the school as well as the town. Records dating back a century were lost and one soldier from the Houlton base was burned.

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About This Item

  • Title: RCI students and Wording Hall fire, Houlton, 1944
  • Creation Date: 1944-03-23
  • Subject Date: 1944-03-23
  • Local Name: Ricker
  • Town: Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: 8 mm film
  • Collection: Bob Ellis
  • Object Type: Moving Image

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-6984

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