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Historical Items

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Item 69695

Mabel Hastie, Farmington State Teachers College, ca. 1954

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1954 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 25901

Good Will Farm teachers, 1919-1920

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

Item 14290

Good Will teachers, Fairfield, 1912

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: 1912 Location: Fairfield 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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Bath's Historic Downtown - Welcome

… and technology with 60 seventh graders and their teachers from Bath Middle School, and two experts from the Sagadahoc History and Genealogy Room at…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 1 of 4

In the 19th century the sole classroom teacher was usually an unmarried young woman, sometimes with students even older than herself.

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Primary School, ca. 1910

… A classroom of twenty-six children and their teacher at the Lincoln Primary School, around 1910.

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.