Down East 2013 ©
In 1910, Maine's logging camps were at the center of a muckraking scandal touched off by an article in Harper's Weekly. The article claimed that the men in logging camps were being treated poorly, that their living conditions were dismal, and that they were being swindled by the logging companies at company stores. What followed was a good old-fashioned PR battle in the press with logging companies and others weighing in on how the loggers were treated.
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