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Item 10793

Title: Finnish Congregational Church pastor and officials, West Paris

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1918

Location: West Paris

Media: Photographic print

Item 23188

Title: Re-enactment of Oxford County Finnish settlement

Contributed by: Western Maine Cultural Alliance

Location: South Paris

Media: MP3

Item 10794

Title: Finnish children, West Paris, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1918-08-18

Location: West Paris; West Paris

Media: Photograph

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Immigrant workers, Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.