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LC Subject Heading: Maine

Historical Items

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Item 1166

Camden scenery, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1906 Location: Camden Media: Photographic print

Item 6274

Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

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

Item 7616

Haymaking, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Media: Photo negative

Tax Records

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Item 31992

8 A Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Marial B. Soule Style: victorian - double house Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 31993

17-21 A Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Abee Herman Style: Second Empire Use: Dwelling - Double House

Item 31994

24-26 A Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Peter P. Bonfillio Style: Vernacular Queen Anne Use: Dwelling - Single family

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine Governors

Grade Level: Postsecondary Content Area: Social Studies
Students will learn about the people who have occupied the office of Governor and how the Office of Governor operates. The students will understand the different hats and relationships that the Governor has.

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Sporting Maine

Grade Level: 3-5 Content Area: Health Education & Physical Education, Social Studies
This lesson plan will introduce students to myriad communities in Maine, past and present, through the universal lens of sports and group activities. Students will explore and understand the history of many of Maine’s recreational pastimes, what makes Maine the ideal location for some outdoor sports, and how communities have come together through team activities throughout Maine’s history.

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: Healthcare History in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students the opportunity to read and analyze letters, literature, and other primary documents and articles of material culture from the MHS collections relating to how people in Maine have given and received healthcare throughout history. Students will discuss the giving and receiving of medicines and treatments from the 18th-21st centuries, the evolving role of hospitals since the 19th century, and how the nursing profession has changed since the Civil War. Students will also look at how people and healthcare facilities in Maine have addressed epidemics in the past, such as influenza and tuberculosis, and what we can learn today from studying the history of healthcare and medicine.