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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Dirigo Writing Book, Farmington, 1887

Dirigo Writing Book, Farmington, 1887 Contributed by Farmington Historical Society Description The school composition book called the…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

This drop-front desk is an example of fine cabinetry skills. It has several concealed drawers in the area above the writing surface.

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Life on a Tidal River - Football Oracle Page 4

… Library Description This is an annual write-up of the Bangor Football Season. It contains a brief report of their last game of the season…

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Life on a Tidal River - Football Oracle Page 2

… Description This is the first page of a write-up on the Bangor Football Team at the end of their season.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

Civil War Brooks' Patent writing case, ca. 1864 Item 29422 infoMcArthur Public Library For those back at home, the local newspapers…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

It is also an alarm clock and the dial "tells the time" in the five languages Fisher was able to read and write.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Jacob Abbott and Fewacres, Farmington, 1903

… most of them in series, and is credited with writing some of the earliest American juvenile literature deserving of the term "children's…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Mary Ellen Chase

… at Smith College where she helped shape the early writing careers of Anne Morrow (later Lindbergh), Sylvia Plath and Betty Goldstein (later…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 604-650

… John Martin concluded his 650-page journal writing about the effects of the Civil War on business and prices, his rustic furniture, profiles of…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 47-90

Martin also writes profiles and provides photos of: Samuel R. Yeaton Charles L. Marston Mark W. Dresser John F. Wellington Charles C.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 22-71

… revisits details he previously included in other writing about his family's history, his childhood and early work experiences, his introduction to…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Alonzo E. Raynes diving off wharf, Hampden, ca. 1840

… appears on page 286 of the journal Martin began writing in 1864 to record details of his life and activities in the Bangor area.