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Women employees, Farnsworth Fish Cannery, Brooklin

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Women employees, Farnsworth Fish Cannery, Brooklin

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A photo of some of the workers at the Farnsworth Fish Cannery in 1920. Packing the fish was considered women's work. No particular uniform was worn except caps to cover the hair and aprons, since packing fish was messy work.

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  • Title: Women employees, Farnsworth Fish Cannery, Brooklin
  • Creator: Hooper, Jane
  • Creation Date: 1995
  • Subject Date: 1920
  • Town: Brooklin
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: 35mm phototransparency of original photograph
  • Local Code: Brooklin Fish Factories 33/8
  • Collection: Bryle Carter
  • Object Type: Image

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Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society
PO Box 171, Sedgwick, ME 04646
(207) 359-8086

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