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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.