Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1905 Location: Rumford Media: booklet/ink on paper
When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.
Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.
Each machine made bags of various sizes. The Flat Bag Department made bags for flour, groceries, clothing, confectioneries, and bread in more than 35…