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Item 12749

Title: Sardine Canneries at Brooklin

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society

Date: 1995

Location: Brooklin

Media: 35mm phototransparency of original postcard

Item 12748

Title: Canneries at Brooklin

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society

Date: 1995

Location: Brooklin

Media: 35mm phototransparency of original postcard

Item 98676

Title: Sardine Factory at Jonesport, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Jonesport

Media: Glass plate negative

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Fish Cannery, Brooklin

Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.

Exhibit

Jewett corn label, Norridgewock, ca. 1920

Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

Exhibit

Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.