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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington Social Library, Regulations, ca. 1900

Note the rule on multivolume works : "...if the book so lost or injured be a part of a set, such person shall replace it or pay for the entire set."…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Samuel Peirson (1759-1852)

… truth without any equivocation be your constant rule, and rigid honesty in all your dealings be your practice.” (Clayton, 208) Samuel Pierson died…

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Surry by the Bay - Weathervane Dispute

… the National Flag and violated Federal Flag Code Rules. Ten days later, Dr. Wilson G. Smillie penned a letter to the State Commissioner of…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Gorham L. Boynton, Bangor, ca. 1867

… or brown most generally cut frock coat and as a rule smokes a cigar while in the streets." He also wrote, "Mr Boynton is a man of his word about…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… to stay in Northeast Harbor in the winter and the rules of the organizations needed to be changed. However, at least one person was exiled from the…

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Life on a Tidal River - Football in Bangor

For example, the free substitution rule went into effect in 1941, proving to be the salvation of college football.

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Historic Hallowell - Child Labor

By 1899 twenty-eight states had enforced rules about child labor. Many attempts were made to pass more child labor laws.

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Historic Hallowell - Protect and Serve - Hallowell Fire and Police

… Fire (Club) Association, was established and its rules required each member to keep ready at least two leather buckets for possible use in a…

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Life on a Tidal River - Fashion of the '40s

… industry, such as the "no fabric on fabric" rule as well as the banning of pockets and cuffs. In general, World War II generated a mind-set of…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Dancing Fraternity, City of Bangor, 1868

… the nineteenth century that detailed behavioral rules such as the protocol for inviting and accepting invitations, acceptable topics and manners of…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 2 of 3

School of Nursing Customs and Rules at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Mercy School of Nursing students, Portland, 1977Item Contributed…

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Mercy Hospital - Sisters of Mercy

(In British-ruled Ireland at the time, Protestants dominated the upper classes and monopolized virtually all of the land.) Mary Catherine McAuley…