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."
A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.
Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.
… receive $1.25 per day and his apprentice, James Partridge, was to receive 66¢, and that Knox was also to provide “board, lodging, and washing, but…
… Frank Norton, Roy Norton, Edward Paine, Artemus Partridge, Albert Richards, Clinton Sawyer, Wm. Schrumpf, Hanley Scribner, Frank Stanley, Fred…