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Historical Items

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Item 69220

Athletic Entertainment Programme, Farmington State Normal School, February 21, 1902

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1902-02-21 Location: Farmington Media: Ink on paper

Item 108972

Farmington State Normal School women's basketball team, 1912

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1912 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 108975

Farmington State Normal School women's basketball team, 1944

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1944 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 76357

Assessor's Record, 56-70 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Athletic Club Use: Boiler House

Item 76356

56-70 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Athletic Club Use: Club House

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

Exhibit

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

Exhibit

Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - New Sweden Athletic Club

New Sweden Athletic Club Skiers, New Sweden, ca. 1935Item Contributed byNew Sweden Historical Society In 1931-1932 a group of young men…

Site Page

Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Sports

… from high school sports to photographs of famous athletes. Coverage of different types of sports was all encompassing, and includes photos of…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Organizational Uniforms

… uniforms, such as clubs and societies; workaday; athletic-style sports team uniforms and school jackets; or uniforms associated with national…

My Maine Stories

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Story

From Pee Wee to Pro The Maine Way
by Danny Bolduc

I am the very first person from Maine to have played hockey in the Olympics and in the NHL.

Story

Quinton "Skip" Wilson: different aspects of "standing out"
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Recollections of life as Biddeford's only student of color during the 1960-70s

Story

Dan Gagne: The story behind Biddeford’s legendary speed skater
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Stories from a competitive athlete with countless awards and contributions to his community