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Historical Items

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Item 79574

Lincolnite yearbook editorial page, South Bristol, 1931

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: 1931 Location: South Bristol Media: Ink on paper

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Item 16966

North Union School, Cooper, 1905

Contributed by: Alexander-Crawford Historical Society Date: 1905 Location: Cooper Media: Photographic print

Item 10396

Writing on the board, North School, Portland, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Portland Media: Photoprint

Exhibits

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Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

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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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Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

Site Pages

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools

District Seven school, known as the Parker school , had one of the best school houses in town. High School classes were taught in it.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Early Schools

The May School A unique early school was known as the May School. The May sisters, Julia and Sara, operated a private school for girls in Farmington…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Village Schools

… the direction of the trustees and the school board, comprised of Verne Flood, Mrs. Lawrence Eustis and Stanley Allen, construction of the new…

My Maine Stories

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My Involvement in Maine sports over the years
by Dick Whitmore

The key people and influences in my life growing up and my involvement in Maine sports

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy

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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