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Historic Hallowell - Maine Industrial School for Girls

Maine Industrial School for Girls Industrial School for Girls, Winthrop Hill, Hallowell, ca. 1919Hubbard Free Library The purpose of the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Early Schools

Thereafter they were convinced to move their school to Strong. The May School was erected for them next to their home on Upper Main Street, presently…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 2 of 3

Many went off to college. The philanthropic spirit in Biddeford was to thank for most of the longest-lived social institutions of the City, including…

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Historic Hallowell - Classical and Scientific Academy

Atlantic Reporter, Volume 82, page 434, 1912. Next steps in the stroll through Hallowell ~ Maine Industrial School for Girls.

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Historic Hallowell - The Stevens Training Center Serenaders

… Center began as the Maine Industrial School For Girls. The purpose according to its goal statement was, "not a place of punishment, to which its…

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Historic Hallowell - Values and Charity

A.C. Dummer proposed an Industrial School for Girls, which was founded in 1874. Its objective was to provide safe housing and a moral, social and…

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell History Bibliography

12, 1863) “Industrial School for Girls-National Historic District Hallowell, Me.” Registration Form. Washington, D.C.:U.S.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

Lucy Belcher opened a school for girls named The Willows in 1872. Her father, Hannibal Belcher, built a ‘commodious building’ for Lucy and she opened…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Jacob Abbott

Vernon, a high school for girls, with his brother in Boston. In 1834, Jacob moved from Boston to Roxbury, MA.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

It is now the home base for a local boat yard. Warren Island became a state park in 1959 and is the only State Park that is accessible solely by…

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 2 of 2

… Street turns to the left just past the little girl standing alone on the sidewalk. Straw and Martin Insurance and C.A. Smith Photography, ca.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 2 of 4

… the curriculum and organized intramural boys’ and girls’ sports teams. Strong's first baseball team won their first nine games without a coach.

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Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 2 of 3

Guilford High School girls basketball team, Guilford, 1908Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society Guilford A.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield's Church on the Hill

All the girls were adorned in new Easter hats and pretty dresses that were beautifully puffed out with crinoline petty coats underneath; the boys…

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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

… a private collector Introducing Lubec and the Industry: For more than one hundred years, sardine canning was one of the two mainstays of the…

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Historic Hallowell - A Chosen Place ~ Once Again

… bringing forth children, educating the boys and girls for weal or woe; she will still send them forth to every mountain, plain and sea, perhaps…

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 1 of 5

Some of the groups were Masons, Rainbow Girls, N.E.O.P, the K. P. Club, and many more. The new building had multiple sections in it, like the…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 2 of 4

… drama production, public speaking contest, and a girl's club. By the 1950's, Scarborough’s extra curricular opportunities flourished, with student…

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Guilford, Maine - Pre-Settlement And The First 100 Years

Twenty-one dollars was eventually raised, a school board elected, and the first school was kept in the loft of Capt John Bennett’s shed until the…

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

Girls and boys sat on separate sides and the younger smaller children sat towards the front of the room, with the older larger children in back.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Redmen's Hall

… one play there that—oh, Leora Wyman had, she had girls come here one time and it was, the hall was lovely. It was big, it was beautiful.

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Historic Hallowell - Hurricanes Of 1954 - Stories and Timelines

The winds at their peak were 120mph and stayed at that speed for more than 2 days. The first time it hit land was on Long Island, and New York.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Baird's Quarry history

When he died 3 years later, she went to work at the Massey House, a Minturn boarding house for quarry workers.