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Keywords: Department of Agriculture

Historical Items

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Item 6551

Milk content testers, Fryeburg, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Fryeburg Media: Photographic print

Item 104322

U.S. Government Department of Agriculture food chart, 1943

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1943 Media: Lithograph

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Item 75231

Madawaska Training School farm maps, 1948-1949

Contributed by: Blake Library Special Collections Date: 1948–1949 Location: Fort Kent Media: Text with maps

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Architecture & Landscape

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Item 148198

Opportunity Farm cow barn end framing, New Gloucester, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: New Gloucester Client: Opportunity Farm Association Architect: University of Maine Cooperative Extension Work in Agriculture

Item 110485

Asticou Azalea Garden shore plan, Mount Desert, 1982-1992

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982–1992 Location: Mount Desert Client: The Island Foundation Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates

Online Exhibits

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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.


State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?


400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Green's Department Store

Throughout the years he added a shoe department, a ladies’ and a children’s department to the store. Mr.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… Annual Report of the Secretary of the Maine Board of Agriculture for the Year 1892. Augusta, ME: Burleigh, Flynt, Printers to the State, 1893.

My Maine Stories

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Why environmental advocacy is critical for making baskets
by Jennifer Sapiel Neptune

My advocacy work for the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance


Wikpiyik: The Basket Tree
by Darren Ranco

Countering the Emerald Ash Borer with Wabanaki Ecological Knowledge