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."
Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.
Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.
… Library Description The dedication ceremony of the Cutler Memorial Library Building and presentation to the Farmington Public Library…
… Description Printed and mailed invitation to the ceremonies dedicating the Cutler Memorial Library Building and its presentation to the Farmington…
John Martin (1823-1904) attended the ceremonies and drew this illustration of a guard uniform, which is on page 12 of his 1864 Scrap and Sketch Book.