Contributed by Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
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This image the Rumford Mechanics Institute Lecture Room. Oxford Paper Company owner Hugh J. Chisholm created the Mechanics Institute for his employees to help advance the knowledge and culture of the Rumford residents and workers, many of which had a varied ethnic background as first generation immigrants.
This image is from the "Mechanics Institute, Rumford, Maine" booklet handed out at the building's ribbon cutting on November 9, 1911. It was published by University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
About This Item
- Title: Mechanics Institute Lecture Room, Rumford, 1911
- Creator: University Press, Cambridge, Mass.
- Creation Date: 1911-11-09
- Subject Date: 1911-11-09
- Town: Rumford
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: booklet/ink on paper
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
145 Congress Street, Rumford, ME 04276
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