Western Maine Foothills Community Archive


Western Maine Foothills Community Archive

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Western Maine Foothills Community Archive is a collaboration between Norway Memorial Library and West Paris Public Library. Help us document life in the Western Maine Foothills during the COVID-19 pandemic by contributing to our Emergency Archive. We welcome anything created by you including audio or video diaries, journal entries, letters, photographs, drawings, personal recollections, and interviews with friends and family.


Norway Memorial Library
West Paris Public Library


Oxford County, Maine

Collection Items

Halloween Cemetery Tour Ticket
Norway Historical Society and the Universalist Unitarian Church, Norway held tours of Rustfield Cemetery October 30 and 31. This was in lieu of the Norway Trolley Tour in September. This was a way for the public to appreciate some of Norway's history…

Changes Certainly
My experiences during this pandemic.

How COVID Affected My Life in 2020
A wife's heartfelt account of her husband being in and passing in a nursing home during COVID. She also discusses the aftermath of this, how different holidays are, and what she has done to get through it.

Handsewn Masks
Nineteen beautiful face masks handsewn by Elaine Emery for the patrons of the West Paris Library. Given to the Library on August 7th, 2020.

We Are All in This Together
Window decoration honoring those on the frontlines.
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