Contributed by Mantor Library at UMF
On May 29, 1914, Miss Virginia Porter and the E geography class took a field trip to the Maine and New Hampshire Granite Corporation in North Jay. One of the students, Fred H. Moulton, acted as the group's guide.
The students saw how the stone was cut, transported, and finished as well as how the tools used in the process operated. It was voted an enjoyable and educational experience for all.
In this image of the group, student Blanche Fitzhenry is "eclipsed" by Miss Porter's bow.
About This Item
- Title: Geography class, North Jay granite quarry, 1914
- Creation Date: 1914-05-29
- Subject Date: 1914-05-29
- Town: Jay
- County: Franklin
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 6.9 cm x 11 cm
- Local Code: Alumni Collection, Class of 1914
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- School field trips--Maine--Jay
- University of Maine Farmington--History
- Farmington State Teachers College (Me.)
- Farmington State Normal School (Me.)
- Granite industry and trade--Maine--Jay
- Quarries and quarrying--Maine--Jay
- Group portraits
- Farmington State Normal School
- North Jay
- University of Maine at Farmington
- Virginia Porter
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University of Maine at Farmington, 116 South Street, Farmington, ME 04938
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