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Alexander Boothby in front of a newspaper storefront (likely the Portland "Evening Express") in Monument Square. The posters in the window outlined Spanish Flu casualties, WWI peace talks, women's division recruitment, war bonds and the Red Cross.…

I was reacting to my wife's observations at Hannaford's, along with what we were reading/hearing in the news, locally and nationally.

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Feeling really grateful for the privilege to work from home. And would you look at that CAT? Grateful for the most adorable office view. PRFC has some exciting content to share this week, so stay tuned. In the meantime, we're remembering the simple…

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Judith Woodbury sewing face masks for friends and relatives.

My COVID-19 Experience Lesson Plan.pdf
How was your COVID-19 experience? The pandemic changed our lives in many ways. In this project, students will reflect on their own experience of the pandemic and interview three other people to learn what the pandemic was like for them. Students can…

MCA - Listening to the Present Lesson Plan.pdf
Why study sound? And who studies sound? Historians, geographers, scientists, conservationists, and architects do. Historians think about how the past sounded. Geographers consider how sounds define a sense of place. Scientists and conservationists…

MCA - #COVID Stories Lesson Plan.pdf
Where do primary sources come from? This activity will have students document an aspect of their COVID-19 experience in the form of a social media post, donate it to their community archive, and then think about how that resource will inform people…

MCA - Reading a Photograph Lesson Plan.pdf
What can an old photograph tell us about history? Plenty! Photographs hold a wealth of information about what life was like in the past. In this lesson, students must act like sleuths and uncover the clues!Photographs can be “read” just like any…

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Part of Bangor Public Library's Covid Stories From Our Patrons.

MCA - Exploring Portraits Lesson Plan.pdf
What can a portrait tell us about a person, their experiences, and the world they live in? In this lesson, students will learn strategies for engaging with a portrait by identifying its elements and uncovering its layers of meaning. Students will…

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Part of Bangor Public Library's Pandemic Postcard Project.
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