Tuesday, November 29, 2016

1920 Program Booklet for 18th Annual Meeting of Maine Teachers' Association; Bangor, Maine



Eighteenth Annual Meeting and the Fortieth State Meeting of Maine Teachers, held at Bangor, Maine, on October 28-29, 1920.  The meeting also incorporated the meeting of the Maine Library Association.

The booklet measures approximately 7-3/4" by 4-1/4".  See all of the pages at the end of this post.

People mentioned, in alphabetical order:
  • Miss Katherine E. Abbott of Farmington Normal School; chairman of the Department of Drawing at the meeting
  • President Robert J. Aley of the University of Maine; "The Place of the Classics"
  • Mr. Harry C. Barber of English High School, Boston, Massachusetts; "The Reorganized Courses in Practice"
  • Miss Mildred A. Beatham, Maine Field Secretary, U.S. Savings Division; "Some Phases of the Budget Question in the Teaching of Girls"
  • Miss Amalia Bengston, County Superintendent of Schools, Renville County, Minnesota; "Health Work in Our Schools" and "Health Service and the School Nurse"
  • Alice Berry, member of the Houlton High School Quartette, which performed at the annual meeting
  • Professor Irving Blake of the University of Maine; "Biology in Secondary School Curricula"
  • Dr. Thomas H. Briggs of Teachers' College of New York
  • Dr. L. D. Bristol, State Commissioner of Health; "Cooperation between School and Health Officers"
  • Professor H. G. Callan, Harvard University; "Factory Management"
  • Miss Mabel Carney, Department of Rural Education, Teachers' College; "Real Efficiency in Rural Schools"
  • Willard O. Chase of Old Town, Maine; Executive Committee of Maine Teachers' Association
  • Miss Alice J. Child of Westbrook, Maine; "The Relation of Drawing to the Industries"
  • John A. Cone, Auditor
  • Miss Bernadine Cooney, State Supervisor of Home Economics; "New Methods in Teaching Home Economics - Possibilities o0f the Home Project in Maine"
  • Dr. Caroline Croasdale of New York State Teachers' College, Albany, New York; "Some Newer Concepts in Social Education" and ""The Beginnings of Social Consciousness"
  • Miss Grace Davis of Millinocket, Maine; "Civics - What, How and Why"
  • Professor A. B. DeMille of Milton Academy, Milton, Massachusetts; "The District Plan, Its Tested Value Elsewhere; Its Possibilities in Maine"
  • Professor H. P. W. deVisme, Chevalier de la Legion d'honneur, Dean of the French School at Middlebury College, Vermont; "Interpretation as an Aid to Instruction"
  • Miss Grace Drysdale of Columbia Graphaphone Company; "The Psychology of Musical Talent"
  • Marie M. Duggan, A.B., Assistant Professor of Secretarial Science at Boston, University; "Typewriting and Typewriting Methods"
  • Miss Florence Dyer; "Playground Activities"
  • Miss Harriet A. Eaton; "Some Improvements That Can Be Made in the Rural Schools by Helping Teachers"
  • Miss Ethel M. Edwards, Supervisor of Music, Portland, Maine; chairman of the Department of Public School Music
  • Mr. Gordon Emery, Supervisor of Music, Augusta, Maine; "Round Table - Outside Music Credits"
  • Mrs. Kate C. Estabrooke; Commission Work; Maine Library Association
  • Professor Charles H. Forbes of Phillips-Andover Academy; "What the Good of Latin?"
  • Professor Frances R. Freeman of the University of Maine; chairman of the Department of Home Economics at the meeting
  • Superintendent W. D. Fuller of Portland, Maine; "Americanziation through History Teaching"
  • George R. Gardner, Treasurer, Maine Teachers' Association
  • Principal James M. Glass of Washington Junior High School, Rochester, New York; spoke at several sessions
  • Mr. George T. Goldthwaite, Director of Music, Portland, Maine; "What the Supervisor Should Know About Band and Orchestral Instruments"
  • Ernest L. Gray of South Berwick, Maine; Auditor of Maine Teachers' Association
  • President Clifton D. Gray of Bates College; "The Place of the Classics"
  • Beatrice Hackett, member of the Houlton High School Quartette, which performed at the annual meeting
  • Kathleen Hagerman, member of the Houlton High School Quartette, which performed at the annual meeting
  • Mr. W. A. Harris, Executive Secretary of the Maine Public Health Association; "Physical Education and Public Health"
  • Principal Drew T. Harthorn of Coburn Classical Institute; "What Should Constitute a Course in General Science"
  • Miss Jessica Haskell; Address; Maine Library Association
  • Mr. Alden B. Hayes, Supervisor of Manual Training, Bangor, Maine; chairman of the Department of Industrial Training at the meeting
  • Miss Dorrice M. Higgins of Brewer, Maine; Asst. Secretary of Maine Teachers' Association
  • Mrs. Stella L. Hill of North East Harbor; "The Lafayette National Park"
  • Miss Evelyn R. Hodgdon; "The School Improvement League"
  • Professor Henry W. Holmes of Harvard University; "What is a Good Teacher Worth?"
  • Mrs. Orvil F. Howard of Brownfield, Maine; "Physical Education in Maine"
  • Phyllis May Huff of Old Orchard, Maine; performed a Whistling Solo at the annual meeting
  • Superintendent H. C. Hull of Rockland; chairman of the Department of Intermediate Schools at the Meeting
  • Mr. C. H. Lane, Assistant Director for Agricultural Education, Washington, D.C.; "The Agricultural Teacher's Work Outside the Class Room"
  • Professor A. N. Leonard of Bates College; "Report of Boston Meeting of the N.E. M. L. A."
  • Mr. Fred P. Loring of Presque Isle, Maine; chairman of the Department of Secondary School Agriculture at the Meeting
  • Mr. Owen R. Lovejoy, General Secretary of the National Child Labor Committee
  • Miss Eleanor L. Lovell, Report of Committee on Membership; Maine Library Association
  • Miss J. May Lynch, Supervisory Instructor of Penmanship, the A. N. Palmer Company; "Methods of Teaching Penmanship"
  • Principal H. W. Mann of the Maine School of Commerce at Auburn, Maine; chairman of the Department of Commercial Branches at the meeting; 
  • William M. Marr of Millinocket, Maine; Vice President of Maine Teachers' Association
  • Mr. Ernest C. Marriner of Hebron Academy; chairman of the Department of English at the meeting
  • Professor John Marshall of Boston University; "Music History and Appreciation"
  • Mr. Arthur D. Marston, Boy Scout Executive, Bangor, Maine; "Phyiscal and Medical Examinations of School Children"
  • Miss Esther McGinnis of the University of Maine; "The Under-Nourished Child"
  • Frank McGouldrick of Bar Harbor, Maine; President of Maine Teachers' Association
  • Mr. Orren B. McKnight, Director of Physical Education, Portland, Maine; chairman of the Department of Physical Education at the meeting
  • Mr. R. W. McMasters, Manager Boston Office, the Gregg Publishing Company; "Successful Shorthand Teachers"
  • Professor Wilmot B. Mitchell of Bowdoin College; "The Proposed State Syllabus"
  • Principal P. W. Monohon of Rumford, Maine; "Vocational Education"
  • Mrs. Bernice T. Monroe, "Five Minute Talks by Helping Teachers: Hot Lunches"
  • True C. Morrill of Bangor, Maine; chairman of the Department of Rural Schools at the Meeting
  • Principal L. E. Moulton of Auburn, Maine; chairman of the Department of Science and Mathematics at the meeting
  • Miss Frances Murphy; "The Relation of Helping Teachers to Other Teachers"
  • Dean Paul Nixon of Bowdoin College; chairman of the Department of the Classics at the meeting
  • Miss Effie Noddin of Edward Little High School, Auburn, Maine; chairman of the Department of Modern Languages Discussion
  • John A. Partridge of Sanford, Maine; Executive Committee of Maine Teachers' Association
  • Professor Roy M. Peterson, Head of Spanish Department at the University of Maine; "Spanish a Factor in Modern Culture"
  • Mr. E. S. Pitcher, Director of Music, Auburn, Maine; "How to Put On an Opera"
  • Professor L. J. Pollard, University of Maine; "Teachers' Self-Aid in Teaching History"
  • Charles F. Rittenhouse, C.P. A., Head of Accounting Department, College of Business Administration, Boston, University; "The Scope of the High School Course in Bookkeeping"
  • President Arthur J. Roberts of Colby Colleges; "The Place of the Classics"
  • Superintendent Ernest W. Robinson of Fitchburg, Massachusetts; "Some Suggestions for Efficiency"
  • Mr. H. O. Sampson, State Supervisor of Agricultural Education, New Brunswick, New Jersey; "Vocational Agricultural Education in New Jersey"
  • Principal J. A. Scott of Machias, Maine; "Interesting Pupils in Science"
  • Professor J. B. Segall, Head of French Department at the University of Maine; "The Peabody Foundation of International Correspondence"
  • President Kenneth C. M. Sills of Bowdoin College; "The Place of the Classics"
  • Dr. Payson Smith, Commissioner of Education for Massachusetts; "Current Problems in Educational Organization" and "Five Planks in an Educational Platform"
  • Miss Grace Clee Smith of Springfield, Massachusetts; "Art in the Rural School"
  • Miss Nellie Smith, Report of Committee on Districting the State; Maine Library Association
  • Miss Jennie M. Smith; Travel; Maine Library Association
  • Mr. Winthrop Stanley of Colby College; "Experiments for Schools of One Hundred Pupils or Less that Require No Costly Apparatus"
  • Mrs. Kate Starbird; General Literature and Fiction; Maine Library Association
  • Glenn W. Starkey of Augusta, Maine; Secretary of Maine Teachers' Association
  • Mr. W. E. Stoddard of Deering High School; chairman of the Department of History and Civics at the meeting
  • Walter E. Sullivan of Brewer, Maine; Treasurer of Maine Teachers' Association
  • Mr. Josiah W. Taylor, State Agent for Secondary Education; "Lines of Advance"
  • Dr. Augustus O. Thomas, State Superintendent of Public Schools
  • Mr. A. M. Thomas, Farmington Normal School, Chairman of the Department of Science and Mathematics
  • Ethel Thompson, member of the Houlton High School Quartette, which performed at the annual meeting
  • Miss Grace R. Townsend; "Raising Money for School Improvements"
  • Dr. Paul F. Voelker, President of Olivet College, Olivet, Michigan; "Some Tests of Trustworthiness"
  • Raymond L. Walkley; Science; Maine Library Association
  • Miss Annie Wayland; History; Maine Library Association
  • Louis J. West, Chairman of the Department of Secondary Schools Principals, First Baptist Church
  • L. E. Williams of Rumford, Maine; Executive Committee of Maine Teachers' Association
  • Dr. H. W. Young of Dartmouth College; chairman National Committee of Mathematical Requirements; "Reorganization of Mathematical Requirements"













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