Moose and cows, Stoneham, ca. 1938

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Moose and cows, Stoneham, ca. 1938

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This moose was known as "Joe Pete." He was named by warden William R. French. The photographer was George W. French, a native of Kezar Falls who worked for the Maine Development Commission from 1936-1955 taking photographs to promote tourism.

The moose could be seen grazing with cows around Speckled Mountain near Lovell and Stoneham. From 1934-1939 large crowds gathered to see the spectacle.

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About This Item

  • Title: Moose and cows, Stoneham, ca. 1938
  • Creator: French, George Washington
  • Creation Date: circa 1938
  • Subject Date: circa 1938
  • Town: Stoneham
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photo negative
  • Dimensions: 12.5 cm x 17.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4015, Box 7
  • Collection: George French and Fred Philpot photograph collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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