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Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library
Media: Photographic print
Courtesy of Matthew Jude Barker, an individual partner
Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
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… go with the tide of the river and they had pick polls and peaveys to help push themselves across. The average trip across took around twenty…
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… pay for firemen was either $3 per year or their poll tax. The water supply came from the river using a pump in the Piscataquis Woolen Mill.