One item appears to be a relic made of silver.
“The people who produced this short, yet historic film are not known.”
It depicts Maine with its disputed boundaries in 1820, the year it became the country’s 23rd state.
“The millworkers lived in Brunswick’s Little Canada along the Androscoggin River, four blocks of filthy, decrepit, company-owned tenements.”
What we think of today as Maine lacked its top half until the 1760s, and was of course a part of Massachusetts until 1820.
It took about a week to get to Maine from London, for instance.