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Historical Items

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Item 79386

Mechanics Institute Officers, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1911-11-09 Location: Rumford Media: booklet/ink on paper

Item 78969

Ladies Parlour, Mechanics Institute, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1911-11-09 Location: Rumford Media: booklet/ink on paper

Item 79706

Governor's Room of the Mechanics Institute, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1911-11-09 Location: Rumford Media: booklet/ink on paper

Exhibits

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 3 of 4

Rumford Mechanics Institute of Rumford, ca. 1911Item Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society Fun and recreational needs of the…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 1 of 4

Mechanics Institute of Rumford, ca. 1911Item Contributed byGreater Rumford Area Historical Society Hugh J Chisholm was very proud of the…

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

Leane and 1972-2000 by Elliott E. “Bud” Burns, Rumford Historical Society, Rumford Publishing Co, Inc., 1972 and Josten’s Printing and Publishing…