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Item 9848

Arbor Day, St. Agatha, 1923

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society

Date: 1923

Location: Saint Agatha; Saint Agatha

Media: Photographic print

Item 69265

Arbor Day Program, Farmington State Normal School, 1887

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: 1887-05-10

Location: Farmington

Media: ink on paper

Item 65834

Mystery What are Liz and Muriel's last names?

Arbor Day, Farmington State Normal School, 1917

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: 1917-05-14

Location: Farmington

Media: Photographic print

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Arbor Day, St. Agatha, 1923

A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.


Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.


Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Village School student body, Strong, ca. 1895

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Village Schools

… the old schoolhouse; the picnic on the last day, Arbor Day, and a Friday afternoon when the primaries and intermediate grades hung Maybaskets.