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Item 35489

Title: Fur trader, Aroostook County, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library

Date: circa 1895

Media: glass negative

Item 81027

Title: Trapper with Pelts, Waterford, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Waterford

Media: Photograph

Item 7807

Title: Fur Coats advertisement, Benoit's, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Media: Advertising card

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Iron axe head, Auburn, ca. 1700

Indians, Furs, and Economics

When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.