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Item 103829

Dinning Hall at Ricker Classical Institute, Houlton, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1935 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 23541

Hiram Ricker letter to Estes Nichols, 1908

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: 1908-09-04 Location: Hebron; South Poland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 35542

Ricker House, Alfred, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Parsons Memorial Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Alfred Media: Phototransparency

Tax Records

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Item 85136

Ricker property, S. Side Meridian Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charlotte M. Ricker Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 86668

Ricker property, Church Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Arthur A. Ricker Use: Dwelling

Item 86672

Ricker property, Church Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Arthur A. Ricker Use: Fish Shack


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Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.


Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.


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.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 4 of 17

… this period to include, the Andrews Quarries, Ricker Quarry, and the Gowen Emmons Quarry. Biddeford’s granite and slate cutting was a crucial part…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 84-107

Mills Fred Foster John Z. Ricker Mount Holyoke Weather records Wood Bishop & Co. Gardening Furber & Metcalf Hugh Ross Samuel C.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 4, pages 57-76

Patten John A. Peters George W. Ladd John S. Ricker Henry McLaughlin Ambrose C. Warren D. M. Howard T. A. White John Sargent Calvin Seavey William H.