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Maine Baking Company Employees, Auburn, 1928

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Maine Baking Company Employees, Auburn, 1928

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The Maine Baking Company on Minot Avenue in Auburn, was founded in 1922 by Philippe Couture and Armand Dufresne. Pictured here is the renovated facility which was constructed in 1928. Owners founded the company with 8 employees, but grew to 150 at its height in the 1940s. The bakery closed in 1955.

Left to right: Philippe Dufresne, unknown, unknown, Zeno Turcotte, Philippe Couture, unknown, unknown.

Other Information


  • Title: Maine Baking Company Employees, Auburn, 1928
  • Creation Date: 1928
  • Subject Date: 1928
  • Town: Auburn
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 18.5 x 21
  • Local Code: 2013.0.19
  • 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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