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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.
About This Item
- 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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- Paper industry--Maine--Rumford
- Persons associated with manual labor--Maine--Rumford
For more information about this item, contact:Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
145 Congress Street, Rumford, ME 04276
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