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Historical Items

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Item 79068

West Peru Grammar School Graduation program, 1950

Contributed by: Peru Historical Society Date: 1950-06-05 Location: Peru Media: Card stock

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Item 20440

Longfellow School, Stevens Avenue, Portland, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1913 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 11076

Lillian Stevens, Woman's Christian Temperance Union

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 76674

Assessor's Record, 790-792 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stevens Avenue Congregational Church Use: School

Item 75913

Assessor's Record, 362-402 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: City of Portland Use: School

Item 76003

Assessor's Record, 679-693 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland Use: Church & School

Exhibits

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Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

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.

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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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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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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - John Frank Stevens

During Stevens’ time as chief engineer hospitals, schools, churches, homes, mess halls, roughly 5,500 building total were built.

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Historic Hallowell - John Calvin Stevens House

John Calvin Stevens House John Calvin Stevens House X John Calvin Stevens, Portland, ca. 1930Maine Historical Society The Wil C.

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Historic Hallowell - The Stevens Training Center Serenaders

The Stevens Training Center Serenaders The Stevens Training Center began as the Maine Industrial School For Girls.

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars