- Item 79712 - Billiard Room, Mechanics Institute, Rumford, 1911
- Contributed by Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
- Item 79712
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Oxford Paper Company owner Hugh Chisholm created the Mechanics Institute to ensure that there was a place for leisure activities of workers and their families. This image shows the Institute's billiard room.Show Details
The photograph was published in a "Mechanics Institute, Rumford, Maine" booklet handed out at the building's ribbon cutting on November 9, 1911. It was published by University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.