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Maine Baking Company, Auburn, ca. 1940

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Maine Baking Company, Auburn, ca. 1940

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This photograph from about 1940 is of the interior of the Maine Baking Company on Minot Avenue in Auburn. The sign in the window reads "For your protection our bread is Sterilamp Conditioned", which meant that it was pasteurized. The Maine Baking Company was known for its attention to hygiene and its adoption modern technology. The bakery opened in 1922 and closed in 1955.

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  • Title: Maine Baking Company, Auburn, ca. 1940
  • Creation Date: circa 1940
  • Subject Date: circa 1940
  • Town: Auburn
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Dimensions (cm): 18.5 x 21
  • Local Code: 2013.0.12
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Franco-American Collection
USM, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 753-6545
http://www.usm.maine.edu/lac/franco/

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LC Subject Headings

Bakeries--Maine--Auburn

Other Keywords

Maine Baking Company
Pasteurization

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