The Resource Along the Kennebec : the Herman Bryant collection, Gay M. Grant, (electronic resource)

Along the Kennebec : the Herman Bryant collection, Gay M. Grant, (electronic resource)

Label
Along the Kennebec : the Herman Bryant collection
Title
Along the Kennebec
Title remainder
the Herman Bryant collection
Statement of responsibility
Gay M. Grant
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This wonderful new book takes us back in time to visit the rural communities that thrived along the banks of the Kennebec River around the turn of the century--from Augusta and Gardiner down to Merrymeeting Bay on the coast. Local author Gay M. Grant has brought together more than two hundred beautiful photographs taken by gifted local photographer Herman Bryant between 1890 and 1936. This volume makes these photographs available to the public for the first time. The images bring to life the people, places, and events that defined the history of the area during this exciting era. We see the Kennebec River at its industrial peak, when industries such as lumber, paper, ice, and shipbuilding lined its banks. We encounter buildings such as Maine's old capitol building (before its refurbishment) and the Blaine House as it used to look. We witness terrible tragedies such as the train wreck of 1905, and share in local celebrations too. We experience the Age of Steam and the Age of Sail in their heyday. Most important of all, we meet the people who lived and loved, worked and played in these communities throughout this fascinating period. Through the pages of this book, our past reaches out to us
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1858-1937
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Bryant, Herman
Dewey number
974.1/22
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Grant, Gay M.
  • hoopla digital
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  • Photograph collections
  • Kennebec River Valley (Me.)
  • Kennebec River (Me.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Along the Kennebec : the Herman Bryant collection, Gay M. Grant, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11452062
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11452062
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11452062
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Along the Kennebec : the Herman Bryant collection, Gay M. Grant, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11452062
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11452062
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11452062
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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