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Keywords: Regulation of Time

Historical Items

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Item 27881

Front Street, Bath, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1915 Location: Bath Media: Postcard

Item 13552

Master time control clock, Cape Elizabeth, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Museum at Portland Head Date: circa 1950 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Metal and wood

Item 135830

Mason's dress hat, Portland, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1885 Location: Portland Media: Silk, Leather, Ostrich feathers

Online Exhibits

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Passing the Time: Artwork by World War II German POWs

In 1944, the US Government established Camp Houlton, a prisoner of war (POW) internment camp for captured German soldiers during World War II. Many of the prisoners worked on local farms planting and harvesting potatoes. Some created artwork and handicrafts they sold or gave to camp guards. Camp Houlton processed and held about 3500 prisoners and operated until May 1946.

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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.

Site Pages

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 2 of 3

School regulations dictated that “When not in uniform, nurses wear their caps to the dining room as well as to the classroom.” Another institutional…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 2 of 4

… 1897Scarborough Historical Society & Museum As regulations became more stringent, the amount of clams was more limited.

My Maine Stories

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An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania

Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII