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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 104675

Boy Scout, ca. 1935

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who this and where it was taken?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935 Media: Glass Negative

Mystery Corner Item

Item 104674

Boy Scout and dog, ca. 1935

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who this and where it was taken?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935 Media: Glass Negative

Item 81001

Boy Scout Band, Princeton, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Princeton Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 99017

42-46 Plum Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Boy's Club Use: Club House

Item 55997

1393 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Home for Friendless Boys Use: Lodging

Item 67637

138 Oxford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Home for Friendless Boys Use: Dwelling - Single family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111883

B.S.A. cottage, Chebeague Island, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Chebeague Island Client: Council B.S.A. Architect: John Calvin Stevens II

Item 111129

Portland Boys Club, Portland, 1914-1973

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1914–1973 Location: Portland; Portland Client: Portland Boys Club Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 109770

Boys Dormitory- Maine Central Institute, Pittsfield, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1928 Location: Pittsfield Client: Maine Central Institute Architect: Harry S. Coombs

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

Exhibit

Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

Exhibit

"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Boy at Bangor parade, July 4, 1865

… a regular set of captains Lieut sargents &c all boys and their music being boys with tenore drums." View additional information about this item on…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Boy at Bangor post Civil War parade, 1865

Boy at Bangor post Civil War parade, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - SEE NOTES "What the book said to the Boy". Library bookmark.

SEE NOTES "What the book said to the Boy". Library bookmark. Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description Commercially printed…

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Smart Horse
by Lynn Peasley Sanborn

The horse brings the hay home while the boys are swimming.

Story

Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

Story

Ah, les Fameuse Ployes!
by Alain Ouellette

Growing up in an Acadian French family and eating ployes