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Historical Items

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Item 17903

Beauty shop, Dow Field, Bangor, 1945

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1945-04-18 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 34448

Scottow's Hill Rural School, Scarborough, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 100344

Coopers Mills School House, Whitefield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Whitefield Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Whitefield Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.


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.


The Advent of Green Acre, A Baha'i Center of Learning

The Green Acre Baha'i School began as Green Acre Conferences, established by Sarah Jane Farmer in Eliot. She later became part of the Baha'i Faith and hosted speakers and programs that promoted peace. In 1912, the leader of the Baha'i Faith, 'Abdu'l-Baha, visited Green Acre, where hundreds saw him speak.

Site Pages

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Rum, Riot, and Reform - Women Leaders and Temperance

… who lead in its great endeavor..." - General Neal Dow (1804-1897), Reminiscences of Neal Dow, 1898 X Frances E.

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Rum, Riot, and Reform - Business as Usual

… Last Brewery The New England Magazine, Neal Dow: His Life and Work June 1894 Collections of Maine Historical Society This image shows James and…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Icons & Influencers

… featuring photographs under owner Colonel Fred Dow (son of infamous Temperance advocate, Neal Dow), but starting with Guy Gannett’s ownership in…