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Historical Items

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Item 14090

Constance Holling - Librarian

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: 1969 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Item 22594

Beulah Akeley, Librarian, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 52703

Annabelle Jones, Fairfield, ca. 1960

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1960 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Can You Help Our Free Skowhegan Public Library?

The Skowhegan Free Public Library was built in 1889 with money donated by Abner Coburn and the town of Skowhegan. Mr. Coburn left $30,000 in his will towards the building of the library. In 2005, for the library to fully keep up with their programs need to make some renovations. These changes would allow for more use of technology, more room for children's programs, and provide handicap accessibility.

Exhibit

Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets

Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Beulah Akeley, Librarian, ca. 1940

Beulah Akeley, Librarian, ca. 1940 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description Librarian Beulah Akeley taken at the Presque…

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

Bookmarks were distributed by librarians to patrons as a courtesy. (They still are) This example employs a verse to instruct young persons on the…

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Lincoln, Maine - Evelyn Jenkins, Lincoln Memorial Library, ca. 1954

Evelyn Jenkins was head librarian at the Lincoln Memorial Library from 1949 to 1970. This picture shows Mrs.