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Ld 1028 - Protection Of Indian Archaeological Sites : Report To The Standing Committee On Appropriations And Financial Affairs, Maine Historic Preservation Commission Jan 2000

Ld 1028 - Protection Of Indian Archaeological Sites : Report To The Standing Committee On Appropriations And Financial Affairs, Maine Historic Preservation Commission

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LD 1028 - Protection of Indian Archaeological Sites : Report to the Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs.

Arthur Spiess, Archaeologist, Maine Historic Preservation Commission with Representative Donald Soctomah, January, 2000.

Contents: Introduction / The Resource / The Problem / Synopsis of Existing Laws / Discussions with Law Enforcement / Site Monitoring or Stewardship / Discussion / Recommendations / Appendix A - Text of 27 MRSA 371-378 as Amended to Date / Appendix B - Written Comments from State Agencies on LD 1028 Consultation / Appendix C - Archaeological Site Monitoring Materials


Compulsory Education In Maine : A Brief History 1821 To 1996, Maine Department Of Education Jul 1996

Compulsory Education In Maine : A Brief History 1821 To 1996, Maine Department Of Education

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Compulsory Education in Maine : A Brief History 1821 to 1996

Edited from Department Documents from 1985 by Frank J. Antonucci, Jr., Consultant Truancy, Dropout, and Alternative Education. Maine Department of Education, (July 1996).

Printed under appropriation number 014-05A-7156-01


Maine Dance Curriculum Guide, Dance Education In Maine Schools Jan 1994

Maine Dance Curriculum Guide, Dance Education In Maine Schools

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Maine Dance Curriculum Guide

by Dance Education in Maine Schools

Department of Education, Augusta, Maine 1994.


Contents: Message from the Commissioner / Forward / Acknowledgements / Preface - Maine Dance Heritage / Introduction / Pedagogy / Students with Special Needs / Major Premises / Evaluation / Scope and Sequence / App.A: Glossary of Terms / App.B: How to Establish Your School Dance Program / App.C: Complimentary Movement Disciplines / App.D.: Resource List / App.E.: Dance Education in Maine Schools


History Of North American Trapping: How Fur-Trading Developed Our Continent, Daniel E. Mcallister Jr., Shirley A. Merrill Jan 1990

History Of North American Trapping: How Fur-Trading Developed Our Continent, Daniel E. Mcallister Jr., Shirley A. Merrill

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History of North American Trapping: How Fur-Trading Developed Our Continent

by Daniel E. McAllister, Jr. & Shirley A. Merrill

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Augusta, Maine, 1990.



Discovering Maine's Prehistory Through Archaeology : An Interdisciplinary Curriculum Unit For Grades 5-8, Diane R. Kopec Jan 1988

Discovering Maine's Prehistory Through Archaeology : An Interdisciplinary Curriculum Unit For Grades 5-8, Diane R. Kopec

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Discovering Maine's Prehistory Through Archaeology : An Interdisciplinary Curriculum Unit for Grades 5-8

Developed by Diane R. Kopec for the Maine Historic Preservation Commission (Draft Edition), Augusta, Me., 1988.

Contents: Acknowledgements / Introduction / Description / Organization & General Procedures / Educational Goals & Behavioral Objectives / Unit Plan / What is Archaeology / Doing Archaeology: The Archaeologist & Methods / Doing Archaeology: Prehistory / Doing Archaeology: Excavation & Interpretation / Living Archaeology / Native Americans Today / You and Archaeology / Sources. References, Teacher Bibliography and Glossary



Hartford, Maine History, Wilbur A. Libby Jan 1985

Hartford, Maine History, Wilbur A. Libby

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Hartford, Maine History

by Wilbur A. Libby (1985)

Photocopy of author's original typed manuscript placed into a binder and presented to the USM Gorham Library in 1985. A collection of the author's recollections and writings on local history and genealogy, along with copies of maps, photographs, census pages and news items.

Contents: 1607 Settlement failed-conquest - England, France & Indians / The Pilgrims and what happened to them / Passengers on "Anne" "Little James" & "Fortune" / Earliest Settlers, 21 in both Towns / Petitions to Mass. for land grant (15) / Samuel Butterfield's first trip to this area / John Thompson's life after coming ...


The Percent For Art Handbook : A Guide For Selecting Public Art Through Maine's Percent For Art Law, Maine State Commission On The Arts And The Humanities Jan 1984

The Percent For Art Handbook : A Guide For Selecting Public Art Through Maine's Percent For Art Law, Maine State Commission On The Arts And The Humanities

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The Percent for Art Handbook : A Guide for Selecting Public Art Through Maine's Percent for Art Law

Maine State Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Augusta, Maine, 1984.

Contents: Part I: The Law / Part II: The Participants / Part III: The Process / Part IV: Apprendices


Maine Guide To Museums And Historic Homes, Peter D. Bachelder (Ed.) Jan 1984

Maine Guide To Museums And Historic Homes, Peter D. Bachelder (Ed.)

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Maine Guide to Museums and Historic Homes

Peter D. Bachelder, Editor - Fifth Edition


"A Publication of The Maine Publicity Bureau In Cooperation with the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, 1984-85".



The Forts Of Maine, 1607-1945: An Archaeological And Historical Survey, Robert L. Bradley Ph.D Sep 1981

The Forts Of Maine, 1607-1945: An Archaeological And Historical Survey, Robert L. Bradley Ph.D

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The Forts of Maine, 1607-1945: An Archaeological and Historical Survey

by Robert L. Bradley, Ph.D. - Maine Historic Preservation Commission

This booklet was co-published in September, 1981 by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission and the Maine Bureau of Parks and Recreation, with Federal funds provided by the Commission through the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, matched by State funds provided by the Bureau of Parks and Recreation. Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., State Historic Preservation Officer


The Maine Indian Land Claims Case: Pro And Con, Joseph Pecoraro Jan 1979

The Maine Indian Land Claims Case: Pro And Con, Joseph Pecoraro

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The Maine Indian Land Claims Case: Pro and Con / Materials compiled by Dr. Joseph Pecoraro, curriculum consultant, State Department of Educational and Cultural Services, 1979.

"This is a collection of articles taken from The Church World dealing with the Maine Indian Land Claim issue."


In Commemoration Of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain : A Guide - Bibliography, Maine State Archives May 1978

In Commemoration Of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain : A Guide - Bibliography, Maine State Archives

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In Commemoration of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain : A Guide - Bibliography

Compiled and Edited by Barrett Parker, Pejepscot Historical Society and Sylvia J. Sherman, Maine State Archives.

"Published under Appropriation No. 1065.1".

Maine State Archives, Augusta, Maine (May 1, 1978).

Contents: Introduction / Preface / Part I. Publications / Part II. Manuscripts / Appendix

Appendix consists of a "Facsimile of Report of Colonel Joshua L. Chamberlain, 20th Maine Volunteers to Headquarters, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Corps, Army of the Potomac Concerning the Actions of the 20th Maine at Gettysburg, July 6, 1863."


Maine's First Buildings : The Architecture Of Settlement, 1604-1700, Maine Historic Preservation Commission Jan 1978

Maine's First Buildings : The Architecture Of Settlement, 1604-1700, Maine Historic Preservation Commission

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Maine's First Buildings : The Architecture of Settlement, 1604-1700

by Robert L. Bradley, Ph.D., Architectural Historian, Maine Historic Preservation Commission, 1978.

Contents: Survivals / Written Records / Pictorial Records / Archaeological Evidentce / Final Notes / For Further Reading


The Underground Railroad In New England, American Revolution Bicentennial Administration, Region I Jan 1976

The Underground Railroad In New England, American Revolution Bicentennial Administration, Region I

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The Underground Railroad in New England.

Published by the American revolution bicentennial Administration, Region I.

Georgia E. Ireland, Regional Director; Mary Yeaton, Project Director (1976?).

"Credit for this publication is extended to Boston 200, The Bicentennial and Historical Commissions of the six New England states, and the Underground Railroad Task Force: Andrew Bell, Charles Carter, Gilbert Center, Cindy Coombs, George Cyr, Terry Harlow, Joyce Keeler, Richard Kuns, Gaunzetta Mitchell, Marcus Mitchell, Matthew Rillovick , Rowena Stewart, Carolyn Van Horn, Mary Wyatt, Dr. Robert York."


Portland Historic Resources Inventory, 1976, Maine Historic Preservation Commission Jan 1976

Portland Historic Resources Inventory, 1976, Maine Historic Preservation Commission

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Portland Historic Resources Inventory, 1976

Compiled and written by Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. and John E. Pancoast; in cooperation with the Portland Planning Department and Greater Portland Landmarks, Inc.

Augusta : Maine Historic Preservation Commission, 1976.





Bangor Historic Resources Inventory, 1975, Earle G. Shettleworth Jr. Sep 1975

Bangor Historic Resources Inventory, 1975, Earle G. Shettleworth Jr.

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Bangor Historic Resources Inventory, 1975

Compiled and written by: Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., Architectural Historian, Maine Historic Preservation Commission.

Partial funding of this document was made available under the provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 as administered by the National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, Department of the Interior.

Contents: Union Street Area / Ohio Street Area / West Broadway Area / Kenduskeag Avenue Area / Broadway Area / State Street Area / Individual Structures / Index of Architects



Louis Francis Sockalexis : The Life-Story Of A Penobscot Indian, Trina Wellman Jan 1975

Louis Francis Sockalexis : The Life-Story Of A Penobscot Indian, Trina Wellman

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Louis Francis Sockalexis : The Life-Story of a Penobscot Indian

by Trina Wellman, Bangor, Maine, 1975

Published by the Department of Indian Affairs, State House, Augusta, Maine 04333



Community Action Programs And Poor People Of Maine : A History, Maine. Division Of Economic Opportunity Jan 1975

Community Action Programs And Poor People Of Maine : A History, Maine. Division Of Economic Opportunity

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Community Action Programs and Poor People of Maine : A History.
State of Maine. Division of Economic Opportunity. Augusta, Maine, 1975.

Contents: 1.Introduction / 2.Myths of the Poor in Maine / 3.Concepts / 4.Head Start / 5.Legal Services-The Poor and the Law / 6.Health / 7.Native Americans / 8.Housing / 9.The Elderly-Never Too Late to Fight Poverty / 10.Manpower Training / 11.Donated Commodities / 12.Vista / 13.Poverty Is Here to Stay / 14.Results of the War / 15.The Role of SEOO and New Directions for CAP



First Families: Woodland People Of Maine And The Canadian Maritimes, Edith Favour Jan 1975

First Families: Woodland People Of Maine And The Canadian Maritimes, Edith Favour

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First Families: Woodland People of Maine and the Canadian Maritimes

by Edith Favour, with illustrations by Alice Dengler

Published and edited by the State of Maine, Department of Educational and Cultural Services, Division of Curriculum, 1975.



Federal And State Services And The Maine Indian : A Report, United States Commission On Civil Rights. Maine Advisory Committee Dec 1974

Federal And State Services And The Maine Indian : A Report, United States Commission On Civil Rights. Maine Advisory Committee

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Federal and State Services and the Maine Indian : A Report.


"A report of the Maine Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights prepared for the information and consideration of the Commission. This report will be considered by the Commission, and the Commission will make public its reaction. In the meantime, the findings and recommendations of this report should not be attributed to the Commission, but only to the Maine Advisory Committee. December 1974."


150 Years Of Education In Maine, Kermit S. Nickerson Jan 1970

150 Years Of Education In Maine, Kermit S. Nickerson

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150 Years of Education in Maine

Kermit S. Nickerson, Deputy Commissioner of Education

State of Maine, Department of Education, Augusta, 1970.

Sesqui-Centennial History of Maine's Educational System and the Growth and Development of the Maine State Department of Education.

Contents: Foreword / 150 Years / Part I - Education in Maine Prior to 1900 / Part II - Development of the State Department of Education



All About Maine : Print And Film Materials To Enrich The Study Of Maine History In Grade Eight, Clyde W. Swett, Mary L. Haskell Jan 1969

All About Maine : Print And Film Materials To Enrich The Study Of Maine History In Grade Eight, Clyde W. Swett, Mary L. Haskell

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All About Maine: Print and Film Materials to Enrich the Study of Maine History in Grade Eight. By Clyde W. Swett, Consultant Instructional Media, Department of Education and Mary L. Haskell, Librarian Union Street Junior High School, Bangor.

Maine State Department of Education, Augusta, 1969.

Contents under the following headings: Biography, Fiction, Films, Folklore, Literature, Maps, Miscellaneous, Natural History and Geology, Periodicals, Social and Political History, Directory of Publishers and Distributors, Index.


Maine: Poets' Corner Of America, Carl Jefferson Weber Jan 1957

Maine: Poets' Corner Of America, Carl Jefferson Weber

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Maine: Poets' Corner of America

Compiled by Carl Jefferson Weber (1894-1966), formerly Professor of English, Colby College. 1957?

"Maine has always been a fertile seedbed for authors. The following pages will help you to visit the scenes, houses, and regions which these authors have made famous."

Published and distributed by the Department of Economic Development under Appropriation No. 3920.


Annual Report Of The Adjutant General Of The State Of Maine For The Years Ending June 30, 1945 And June 30, 1946 & History Of The State Guard From Its Inception To 30 June 1946, Office Of The Adjutant General Jan 1946

Annual Report Of The Adjutant General Of The State Of Maine For The Years Ending June 30, 1945 And June 30, 1946 & History Of The State Guard From Its Inception To 30 June 1946, Office Of The Adjutant General

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Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Years Ending June 30, 1945 and June 30, 1946 & History of the State Guard From Its Inception to 30 June 1946. (cover title)

This volume includes three distinct reports bound together:

- Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year Ending June 30, 1945. (116 pgs.)

- Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year Ending June 30, 1946. (86 pgs.)

- History Maine State Guard From Its Inception to 30 June 1946. (126 pgs., photos)



Postwar Planning For The State Of Maine, Maine Development Commission Nov 1944

Postwar Planning For The State Of Maine, Maine Development Commission

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Postwar Planning for the State of Maine by the Maine Development Commission, as Compiled November 1, 1944

Compiled and Published by the Maine Development Commission, Augusta, Maine, 1944.

Contents: Introduction / General Employment Data / State Projects / Municipal Projects / List of Tables and Illustrations.


The Oxford Hills And Other Papers, Charles E. Waterman Jan 1929

The Oxford Hills And Other Papers, Charles E. Waterman

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The Oxford Hills and Other Papers

by Charles E. Waterman

Merrill & Webber Co., Auburn, Maine 1929.

Contents: The Oxford Hills / Mansion and Man / Androscoggin Valley Paper-Makers / Gem Stones of the White Mountain Foot Hills / Andrew Cragie


History Of The Town Of Lincoln, Penobscot County, Maine, 1822 - 1928, Dana Willis Fellows M.D. Jan 1929

History Of The Town Of Lincoln, Penobscot County, Maine, 1822 - 1928, Dana Willis Fellows M.D.

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History of the Town of Lincoln, Penobscot County, Maine, 1822 - 1928

by Dana Willis Fellows, M.D.

Dingley Press, Lewiston, Me. 1929

Contents: An Appreciation / Preface / My Birthplace (O.T. Fellows) / Maine / Location / Surface / Early Settlers / Roads and Bridges / Penobscot River / Educational / Churches / Professions / Trades and Agriculture / Industrial / Hotels / Military / Fires and Accidents / Municipal / Mail and Post Routes / Literary / Societies / Railroads and Stages / Indians / Genealogical Records / Index



The Indians Of The Androscoggin Valley : Tribal History, And Their Relations With The Early English Settlers Of Maine, Charles M. Starbird Jan 1928

The Indians Of The Androscoggin Valley : Tribal History, And Their Relations With The Early English Settlers Of Maine, Charles M. Starbird

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The Indians of the Androscoggin Valley : Tribal History, and their Relations with the Early English Settlers of Maine.

Charles M. Starbird

Forward by Arthur G. Staples ("Mr. Starbird has confined his research and writing to the Androscoggin, or Anasagunticook Tribe").

Chapter Five includes "Pejepscot" (poem), "Some Noted Anasagunticooks", "Various Spellings" etc.


Down East Ballads, Silas H. Perkins Jan 1927

Down East Ballads, Silas H. Perkins

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Down East Ballads

by Silas H. Perkins, Illustrated by Louis D. Norton

Privately Published, Kennebunkport, Maine, 1927.


Sprague's Journal Of Maine History (Vol.Xiv, No.3), John Francis Sprague (Ed.) Jan 1926

Sprague's Journal Of Maine History (Vol.Xiv, No.3), John Francis Sprague (Ed.)

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Sprague's Journal of Maine History (Vol.XIV, No.3) July, August, September 1926.

Cover: "In Memoriam John Francis Sprague, June 16, 1848 -- May 7, 1926".

Vol.14, No. 3 (1926) Contents: Tributes to John Francis Sprague / All Alone / March in a Maine Pasture / Regarding the Jonothan Edwards Family / What Forestry Means to Maine / Repeating Maine History / Side-light on Ancient Local History / Chadwick Survey Paper Corrigenda / First Permanent Settler / Census of Penobscot County / Letters from Journal's Friends / Maine Patriotic Orders / Kind and Appreciative Words / Sayings of Subscribers


Sprague's Journal Of Maine History (Vol.Xiv, No.1), John Francis Sprague (Ed.) Jan 1926

Sprague's Journal Of Maine History (Vol.Xiv, No.1), John Francis Sprague (Ed.)

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Sprague's Journal of Maine History (Vol.XIV, No.1) January, February, March 1926.

Edited by John Francis Sprague.

Vol. 14, No.1 (1926) Contents: Longfellow's English Ancestors / Fort Mary / A New Version of Thanatopsis / When King George Assessed the Town of Gorham, Maine, in 1770 / Politics in Bangor in 1860 / Referring to the Name of Mount Battie / List of Tax Payers in the Town of Vienna, Maine, for the Year 1834 / James Henry Carleton / An Old Maine Newspaper / My Mother / Historic Thanksgiving at Southwest Harbor / The Lugubrious Tale and Doleful Death of M. Louise Greene / School Department / Editorial ...