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Historical Items

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Item 14351

Tobey's Army, Good Will Home, 1917

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: 1917 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 14717

Girls sewing class, Good Will Home, 1911

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: 1911 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 14711

Good Will Boy with a Kite

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1916 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 36912

184-186 Clark Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Isacc Levine Use: Apartments

Item 40405

9-11 Cottage Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albion Gooding Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 36681

120-126 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: J. B. Brown & Sons Use: Wholesale Dry Goods & Manufacturing

Exhibits

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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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.

Site Pages

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L.C. Bates Museum/Good Will-Hinckley

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Thomas White Dry Good Emporium, Bangor, 1864

Thomas White Dry Good Emporium, Bangor, 1864 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Thomas A.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Privy

… byMaine Historical Society John Corey, a dry goods merchant with a store on Middle Street, built the house around 1850.

My Maine Stories

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Beef Cutlet always reminds me of home in Iran
by Parivash Rohani

Making beef cutlet in Maine connects me to my home in Iran and my Baha'i faith.

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The Journey Home
by Gina Brooks

I am a Maliseet artist from the St. Mary’s First Nation, my work is about our connection to the land

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The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.