Mellie Dunham making snowshoes, ca. 1925

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Mellie Dunham making snowshoes, ca. 1925

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Description

Mellie Dunham of Norway, Maine, made snowshoes, notably making 60 pairs of snowshoes for Commodore Robert Peary for an expedition to the North Pole.

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About This Item

  • Title: Mellie Dunham making snowshoes, ca. 1925
  • Creation Date: circa 1925
  • Subject Date: circa 1925
  • Town: Norway
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 10.8 cm x 8.3 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.11761
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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