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Historical Items

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Item 81857

Oxford Paper Company's Postcard Mill, Rumford, 1903

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1903 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 81862

Postcard processing room, Oxford Paper Company, Rumford, 1903

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1903 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 80136

Maine Coated Paper Company blueprint, 1903

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum Date: 1903 Location: Rumford Media: ink on paper

Exhibits

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Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

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Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Continental Paper Bag Company

The Oxford Paper Co. acquired the mill properties in December of 1936, as well as water rights of the Continental Paper Bag Company.

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

It was to purchase paper in rolls from the Oxford Paper Company, coat both sides, then cut to sheet size, package, and ship to the customer.

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

Leane and Elliott E. “Bud” Burns, The Oxford Paper Company, 1958; A History of Rumford, Maine 1774-1972 by John J. Leane and 1972-2000 by Elliott E.