Postcard processing room, Oxford Paper Company, Rumford, 1903

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In 1903, Rumford's Oxford Paper Company, owned by Hugh J. Chisholm, secured what was then considered one of the most valuable contracts in the paper industry--the manufacture of all the postal cards used by the United States Post Office. The Oxford produced these cards at a rate of 3 million per day.

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  • Title: Postcard processing room, Oxford Paper Company, Rumford, 1903
  • Creation Date: 1903
  • Subject Date: 1903
  • Location: Rumford, Oxford County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

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Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
145 Congress Street, Rumford, ME 04276
(207) 364-2540

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