General University of Maine Publications

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University of Maine

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Orono, ME

Abstract/ Summary

A series of seven posters utilizing vintage images taken at the University of Maine juxtaposed with late 20th Century, early 21st Century images. Posters were framed and placed on display within the Union Marketplace cafeteria.

Poster 1. Top image of students taking an exam in a large lecture hall, 1967, sepia tone. Bottom image of students taking notes during an anthropology lecture, 2007, color.

Poster 2. Top image of four young men engaging in leisure activities in an early dorm room. Two young men are seated on a sagging sofa, one playing a banjo and the other reading. Two young are seated playing chess, 1923, black and white. Bottom image of two female students studying in a contemporary dorm room, 2008, color.

Poster 3. Top image of five young men in a stand of birch trees, two examine the butt of a small white birch tree, one young man appears to be taking notes. A fourth young man is holding an axe while the fifth young man appears to be measuring the diameter of a standing birch, 1915, black and white. Bottom image of a female and male forestry students. The female student is using a tree caliper to measure the diameter of a standing evergreen, 1994, color.

Poster 4. Top image of the 1927 Field Hockey team standing on the steps of a university building, sepia tone. Bottom image of members of the 2008 Field Hockey team taking to the field, color.

Poster 5. Top image of the graduating class of 1887. The class includes only two female graduates, sepia tone. Bottom image graduates walking into the 2003, outdoor commencement exercises, color.

Poster 6. Top image of students standing in the bleachers in "The Pit" at Memorial Gymnasium, 1979, black and white. Bottom image of students standing in the stands at Alfond Arena during a UMaine hockey game, 2003, color.

Poster 7: Top image of the UMaine (formerly the Maine State College) football team seated on the steps of a university building, 1892, sepia. Bottom image of UMaine Black Bear football players on the field, 2007, color.


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