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LC Subject Heading: Fishing

Historical Items

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Item 7816

Plastic fishing floats, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Media: Photoprint

Item 13592

The Day's Catch, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Media: Photographic print

Item 15401

Model of a fishing seine

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine Monochromatic Oceanscape

Grade Level: 6-8 Content Area: Visual & Performing Arts
This lesson plan will give students an overview of the creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine, real and imagined. Students will be able to describe the creatures they learn about, first learning simple art skills, and then combining these simple skills to make an Oceanscape picture that is complex.

Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: The Maine Shipyard

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students a close-up look at historical operations behind Maine's famed shipbuilding and shipping industries. Students will examine primary sources including letters, bills of lading, images, and objects, and draw informed hypotheses about the evolution of the seafaring industry and its impact on Maine’s communities over time.