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Historical Items

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Item 14350

Teacher and Good Will Boys, Fairfield, 1890

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: 1893 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 27421

School Teacher, Farmington, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 11870

Frost District School, Brunswick, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print


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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.


Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.


Otisfield's One-Room Schoolhouses

Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

… Maine Newspapers Explorer, scientist, author and teacher Donald B. MacMillan liked Wiscasset, a community of about 1,200 on the Sheepscot River…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - "Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

… citizenship before, this effort, led by veteran teacher Clara L. Soule, was the most visible and vigorous.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 1 of 2

Crime & Disaster Crime & Disaster A selection of photographs relating to crime & disaster in the Portland Press Herald Glass Plate Negative…

My Maine Stories

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One View
by Karen Jelenfy

My life as an artist in Maine.


From Brooklyn to Maine
by Samuel Gelber

Moving to Maine changed my artistic style, and I continue to learn from the landscape every day.


I never thought I would work at a paper mill.
by Greg Bizier

I love science and managed the lab for International Paper's Otis Mill for 31 years.