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Keywords: Mentors

Historical Items

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Item 110309

Elizabeth Ring, Portland, ca. 1965

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1965 Location: Portland Media: photographic print

Item 9881

Basket weaving at Lanier Camp, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1913 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Item 28348

G.W. Pierce to Stephen Longfellow on County Attorney post, 1833

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1833 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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Power of Potential

The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs (NFBPWC) held their seventh annual convention in Portland during July 12 to July 18, 1925. Over 2,000 working women from around the country visited the city.

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

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Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

"… ceiling, the NFBPWC continues to empower and mentor professional women. Within a year of its formation in 1920, the Portland Business and…"

My Maine Stories

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In an Old, Abandoned Island House, I Found my Mentor and my Muse
by Robin Clifford Wood

An aspiring writer finds inspiration and a mentor from the past in an old island home.

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Memories of working at the Criterion Theatre
by Vernon L. Cox

Working as a teenager with projectionest Roy Blake at the Criterion Theater

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Masters and apprentices
by Theresa Secord

Wabanaki basket makers learn to weave by apprenticing with master artists.