Keywords: Personal writing
From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.
Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.
When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.
… copies of ) over 3,000 sermons, and many types of writings on liturgical subjects. He also served his ministerial calling by producing a book with…
… case is not costly but shows that the wearer is a person of fine taste which a poor person has the priviledge to enjoy if they make a study of the…
He wrote of Hayford, "The gentleman below has been noted as the hero of profligacy in Bangor for 25 years. I have given his person & expression…