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Historical Items

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Item 79436

Chisholm School, Rumford, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: circa 1912 Location: Rumford Media: Postcard

Item 80826

Chisholm High School, Rumford Falls, 1908

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1908-12-15 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 35372

John Bapst Junior Senior Prom Dance Ticket, Bangor, 1953

Contributed by: John Bapst Memorial High School Date: 1953-05-13 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper


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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.


Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.


Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford High School Basketball - 1970s - Page 1 of 2

Johns, coached by Taylor, and Chisholm School, coached by Lapointe, battling each week for local supremacy.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 2 of 4

Higher education was later provided at Stephens High School on York Street. It was built in 1911, with additions being made in 1915, 1917 and 1931.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 2 of 4

Chisholm. Hugh J. Chisholm II was now seventy years old and had served as President of the Oxford Paper for 44 years.

My Maine Stories

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Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898
by Hugh J. Chisholm

Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.