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Crowd seeing Donald B. MacMillan off, Wiscasset, 1927

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Crowd seeing Donald B. MacMillan off, Wiscasset, 1927

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A crowd waves to Donald B. MacMillan and his crew on the ship Bowdoin, bound for Labrador and Baffin Island.

This expedition set up a scientific station at Anetalak Bay and established the MacMillan-Moravian Eskimo School at Nain, Labrador. The Bowdoin returned after 12 months.

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  • Title: Crowd seeing Donald B. MacMillan off, Wiscasset, 1927
  • Creator: Portland Press Herald
  • Creation Date: 1927
  • Subject Date: 1927
  • Town: Wiscasset
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass negative
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, #16209 ; 2005.061.16209
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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