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Historical Items

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Item 31093

Scarborough High School Graduation Program, June 16, 1893

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1893-06-16 Location: Scarborough Media: Ink on paper

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Item 31090

Scarborough High School graduates 1902

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1902 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 30899

Scarborough High School Track Team, 1921

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1921 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Historical Society

The result of this collaboration is a "virtual Scarborough Room" on the Maine Memory Network. The Scarborough Historical Society was established in…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Public Library

… with both the Scarborough Historical Society and Scarborough Middle School on previous initiatives, most recently in the celebration of…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarbrough Middle School

Scarborough Middle School has more than 800 students in grades 6-8. Its philosophy is based on the "school-within-a-school" concept.

My Maine Stories

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Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.

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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

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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