John Henry Barker Diary
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Diary of John Henry Barker (b. 1861). He resided in Oxford County, Maine, and mentions traveling around the county from Lewiston to Rumford, mainly along the Androscoggin River. His mostly brief entries record weather, floods, prices, family and social events, health, etc. A few cash accounts are listed in the back of the 1906 diary.
- Creation: 1906-1909
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John Henry Barker (b. 1861) was a carpenter of Oxford County, Maine.
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- Guide to the John Henry Barker Diary
- Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English