Maine: An Encyclopedia
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

People (non-government)

Women in the World

Washburn Norlands Living History Center in Livermore

Assertive and Independent: Maine Women in the World by Polly Welts Kaufman From a presentation at the June 6, 2008 Norlands Conference. Maine women in every imaginable field have left the state taking their independent spirits, imagination, talents, and education … Continue reading

Posted in Society, People (non-government), Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Women, Firsts

These women were residents of Maine when they achieved historic firsts in cultural, government, and political affairs. Women’s influence in the Maine State Legislature has grown substantially since 1820. Maine became the first state to have a women as a majority of its congressional delegation in 2009. Continue reading

Posted in Society, People (non-government), Women | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment