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Historical Items

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Item 104543

R-4 spray room at Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, 2009

Contributed by: Biddeford Mills Museum Date: circa 1998 Location: Biddeford Media: Digital Image

Item 104644

Range #4 flock room at Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, 2009

Contributed by: Biddeford Mills Museum Date: 1999 Location: Biddeford Media: Digital Image

Item 23467

Gauge for ash splints, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1900 Media: Wood

Exhibits

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Working Women of the Old Port

Women at the turn of the 20th century were increasingly involved in paid work outside the home. For wage-earning women in the Old Port section of Portland, the jobs ranged from canning fish and vegetables to setting type. A study done in 1907 found many women did not earn living wages.

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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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Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 2 of 4

Today, we have a wide range of sports, clubs and activities to choose from, including student council, drama club, chess club, various music clubs…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Our Shared History - Page 4 of 4

… $550 for education and accepted students, ranging in age from five through twenty-five, from fifteen different school districts.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 3 of 4

… to a demand for lobster that exceeded the range of smack boats, companies such as Burnham & Morrill began canning lobster meat.

My Maine Stories

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Story

The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.

Story

Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima