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The Maine Frontier: Through the Lens of Isaac Simpson

Photo by Isaac Simpson
Courtesy Sumner McKane
"Last Blocks"

Maine Public TV Air Time:
Thur., Sept. 24 at 9:00 pm

Explore the life, work, family and culture in Northern Maine at the turn of the century; eulogizing the exemplary photography of Isaac Simpson.

The Maine Frontier features the exemplary documentary photography of Isaac Simpson, complimented by archived and current films, interviews of Simpson family members, and a compelling musical soundtrack composed by McKane. The Maine Frontier is a vivid and authentic illustration of northern Maine at the turn-of-the-century and will transport you back to the region’s pioneering frontier culture. Isaac Simpson, his photographic subjects, his wife Effie, their friends, family, and work-mates exemplify the character and condition prevalent in northern Maine at that time.

The Maine Frontier: Through the Lens of Isaac Simpson is produced by Sumner McKane and Don’t Hit Your Sister Productions.