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Mechanics Institute Library and Reading Room, Rumford, 1911

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Mechanics Institute Library and Reading Room, Rumford, 1911

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The reading room of the Mechanics Institute in 1911, which was located on the second floor.

The Reading Room of the Mechanics Institute was an attempt by its founder, Hugh J. Chisholm, to create an educational environment for the workers of the Rumford community.

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  • Title: Mechanics Institute Library and Reading Room, Rumford, 1911
  • Creator: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
  • Creation Date: 1911
  • Subject Date: 1911
  • Town: Rumford
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
145 Congress Street, Rumford, ME 04276
(207) 369-9039

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