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Item 69704

Joseph Torras, Brewer, 1993

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine

Date: 1993

Location: Brewer

Media: Photographic print

Item 75280

The end of profit sharing at Eastern, Brewer, 2006

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine

Date: 1989 - 2004

Location: Brewer

Media: audio recording

Item 75281

Ann Robinson's thoughts on the closing of Eastern, Brewer, 2006

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine

Date: 2004

Location: Brewer

Media: audio recording

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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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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

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.