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1920

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One Hundred Years Of Statehood: Centennial Studies Celebrations In The Public Schools Of Maine, 1920, State Superintendent Of Schools Jan 1920

One Hundred Years Of Statehood: Centennial Studies Celebrations In The Public Schools Of Maine, 1920, State Superintendent Of Schools

Maine Bicentennial

During the centennial year the children of the public schools should become familiar with the history of Maine from the struggle to subdue the wilderness and plant a civilization to these days of comfort, education and culture.

Struggling against adversity our forefathers toiled to make the sea yield its substance, uproot the forest, plant farms, build homes and to rear their young in the paths of industry and virtue. The task they undertook was of such tremendous proportions that we, who are accustomed to the comfortable homes of today, all the conveniences of travel and facilities for communication, can scarcely ...