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Historical Items

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Item 6593

Summer Camp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Machias Media: Photographic print

Item 6621

Summer camp of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Machias Media: Photographic print

Item 73309

Telegram office girls, Portland, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1924 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111674

John Calvin Stevens' M.I.T. Sketch Club sketches, Cambridge, 1882

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1882–1888 Location: Cambridge Client: M.I.T. Sketch Club Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 109157

Bangor Osteopathic Hospital Nursing Home Wing, Bangor, 1960-1961

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1960–1961 Location: Bangor Client: Bangor Osteopathic Hospital Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109305

Eastport Memorial Hospital drawings, Eastport, 1969-1974

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1969–1974 Location: Eastport Client: Eastport Memorial Hospital Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Eye in the Sky

In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.

Exhibit

Maine Medical Center, Bramhall Campus

Maine Medical Center, founded as Maine General Hospital, has dominated Portland’s West End since its construction in 1871 on Bramhall Hill. As the medical field grew in both technological and social practice, the facility of the hospital also changed. This exhibit tracks the expansion and additions to that original building as the hospital adapted to its patients’ needs.

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Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Industrial Technology

Industrial Technology Sydney Gross, Alex Landry, Alex Guiou, Sydney Perry & Maggie Pomerleau Cotton Mill, Academy Street, Hallowell, ca.

Site Page

Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Fire Department Technology

… past 300 years different types of fire fighting technology have come through the fire department. Every type of technology has a place in history…

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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor by Edward L. Hawes Aerial view looking toward LubecItem Contributed byMaine…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Vincent Vanier - Technology Coordinator in Madawaska, ME
by MLTI Stories of Impact Project

Vincent Vanier describes what worked well in the initial MLTI laptop training model.

Story

21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.

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Steve Smith - Maine Tech Coordinator's Perspective as MLTI began
by MlTI Stories of Impact Project

Steve remembers Governor Angus King floating the idea of MLTI with some Maine K-12 Tech Directors.

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Wabanaki Studies: Out of Ash

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 Content Area: Science & Engineering, Social Studies
This lesson plan will give middle and high school students a broad overview of the ash tree population in North America, the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) threatening it, and the importance of the ash tree to the Wabanaki people in Maine. Students will look at Wabanaki oral histories as well as the geological/glacial beginnings of the region we now know as Maine for a general understanding of how the ash tree came to be a significant part of Wabanaki cultural history and environmental history in Maine. Students will compare national measures to combat the EAB to the Wabanaki-led Ash Task Force’s approaches in Maine, will discuss the benefits and challenges of biological control of invasive species, the concept of climigration, the concepts of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and Indigenous Knowledge (IK) and how research scientists arrive at best practices for aiding the environment.

Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: Healthcare History in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students the opportunity to read and analyze letters, literature, and other primary documents and articles of material culture from the MHS collections relating to how people in Maine have given and received healthcare throughout history. Students will discuss the giving and receiving of medicines and treatments from the 18th-21st centuries, the evolving role of hospitals since the 19th century, and how the nursing profession has changed since the Civil War. Students will also look at how people and healthcare facilities in Maine have addressed epidemics in the past, such as influenza and tuberculosis, and what we can learn today from studying the history of healthcare and medicine.

Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine's Beneficial Bugs: Insect Sculpture Upcycle/ Recycle S.T.E.A.M Challenge

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8 Content Area: Science & Engineering, Visual & Performing Arts
In honor of Earth Day (or any day), Students use recycled, reused, and upcycled materials to create a sculpture of a beneficial insect that lives in the state of Maine. Students use the Engineer Design Process to develop their ideas. Students use the elements and principles to analyze their prototypes and utilize interpersonal skills during peer feedback protocol to accept and give constructive feedback.