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Item 69703

Drawing of Eastern Fine Paper, Brewer, 1921

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine

Date: 1921

Location: Brewer

Media: Drawing

Item 14644

Old paper machine, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer

Contributed by: City of Brewer

Date: 1921

Location: Brewer

Media: Photographic print

Item 14640

Paper Drying at Eastern Manufacturing Company

Contributed by: City of Brewer

Date: 1921

Location: Brewer

Media: Photographic print

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Reading room at Eastern Fine, Brewer, 1919

Eastern Fine Paper

The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.

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Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.