Geography class, North Jay granite quarry, 1914
Contributed by Mantor Library at UMF
On May 29, 1914, Miss Virginia Porter and the E geography class took a field trip to the Maine and New Hampshire Granite Corporation in North Jay. One of the students, Fred H. Moulton, acted as the group's guide.
The students saw how the stone was cut, transported, and finished as well as how the tools used in the process operated. It was voted an enjoyable and educational experience for all.
In this image of the group, student Blanche Fitzhenry is "eclipsed" by Miss Porter's bow.
- Title: Geography class, North Jay granite quarry, 1914
- Creation Date: 1914-05-29
- Subject Date: 1914-05-29
- Town: Jay
- County: Franklin
- State: ME
- Media: Black and white photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 6.9 x 11
- Collection: Alumni Collection, class of 1914
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Mantor Library at UMF
University of Maine at Farmington, 116 South Street, Farmington, ME 04938
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Quarries and quarrying--Maine--Jay
Granite industry and trade--Maine--Jay
Farmington State Normal School (Me.)
Farmington State Teachers College (Me.)
University of Maine Farmington--History
School field trips--Maine--Jay
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