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Keywords: orphans

Historical Items

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Item 50974

Good Will orphans, Fairfield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1920 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 50107

Orphans sledding, Hinckley, ca. 1915

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1915 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 50235

Orphans doing road work, Hinckley, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1920 Location: Fairfield Media: Lantern slide

Tax Records

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Item 70374

139-151 Pleasant Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Female Orphan Asylum Use: Orphan Asylum

Item 85287

Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland property, East Side of Island, Little Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Roman Catholic Bishop of Portland Use: Orphan Asylum

Item 70375

Assessor's Record, 147 Pleasant Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Female Orphan Asylum Use: Garage used as Playhouse

Exhibits

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Sarah Sampson: Caring for Soldiers, Orphans

Sarah Sampson of Bath went to war with her husband, a captain in the 3rd Maine Regiment. With no formal training, she spent the next four and a half years providing nursing and other services to soldiers. Even after her husband became ill and returned to Maine, Sampson remained in the Washington, D.C., area aiding the sick and wounded.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Fred Ryder, Bangor, 1864

… Museum Description Fred Ryder was an orphan who lived with his uncle in Bangor. He sold candy on the streets.

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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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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

… local relief fund for needy veterans, widows, and orphans. Money could be used for medical, burial and housing expenses, and for food and household…

My Maine Stories

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Orphanage on Revere Street
by anonymous

An orphanage operated by a Mrs. Oliver on 54 Revere Street in Portland, Maine in 1930.

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Julia Winters and Life in Lewiston/Auburn, Maine
by Judy Zaccagnini Flynn, granddaughter

6 year old sent to Maine foster home when her parents were unable to care for her

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars