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LC Subject Heading: Women

Historical Items

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Item 104492

Novelty photograph of two women, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Media: Tintype

Item 14313

Augusta R. Perry, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum) Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 37048

Maria Generson, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Media: Ambrotype

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: Maine Women's Causes and Influence before 1920

Grade Level: 6-8 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 the women of Maine between the end of the Revolutionary War through the national vote for women’s suffrage in 1920. Students will discuss issues including war relief (Civil War and World War I), suffrage, abolition, and temperance, and how the women of Maine mobilized for or in some cases helped to lead these movements.