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Historical Items

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Item 31929

Industrial School for Girls, Erskine Hall, Hallowell, ca. 1900

Courtesy of Sumner A. Webber, Sr., an individual partner Date: circa 1900 Location: Hallowell Media: Postcard

Item 31204

Industrial School for Girls, Winthrop Hill, Hallowell, ca. 1919

Contributed by: Frank Trask through Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1919 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 31928

Industial School for Girls, Hallowell, ca. 1909

Courtesy of Sumner A. Webber, Sr., an individual partner Date: circa 1909 Location: Hallowell Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Maine Industrial School for Girls

Maine Industrial School for Girls Industrial School for Girls, Winthrop Hill, Hallowell, ca. 1919Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library The…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Early Schools

Thereafter they were convinced to move their school to Strong. The May School was erected for them next to their home on Upper Main Street, presently…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 2 of 3

Many went off to college. The philanthropic spirit in Biddeford was to thank for most of the longest-lived social institutions of the City, including…

My Maine Stories

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars