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Item 81258

Tuscan Opera House Stage, Dixfield, 1933

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: 1933 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Item 81549

Sullivan High School baccalaureate service, Berwick, 1901

Contributed by: Berwick Historical Society Date: 1901 Location: Berwick Media: Photographic print

Item 99423

K.B. Sewall to daughter on education, learning, Mobile, 1856

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1856-07-24 Location: Mobile; Portland Media: Ink on paper

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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."


Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.


Practical Nursing in Waterville

The Maine School of Practical Nursing opened a facility in Waterville in 1957 and continued teaching practical nursing there until about 1980 when changes in the profession and in the state's educational structure led to its demise.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Graduates, Gouldville Elementary, Presque Isle, 1922

Graduates, Gouldville Elementary, Presque Isle, 1922 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description A group photo of the…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 1 of 3

… nursing was primarily devoted to home care. As a graduate from Eastern Maine General put it, “graduate nurses were capable of going into a home…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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My Maine Stories

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My Involvement in Maine sports over the years
by Dick Whitmore

The key people and influences in my life growing up and my involvement in Maine sports


From Brooklyn to Maine
by Samuel Gelber

Moving to Maine changed my artistic style, and I continue to learn from the landscape every day.


Come back to Maine, I did!
by Dan Bolduc

Reflections and the value of Maine from a former pro hockey player from Waterville