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Keywords: Canning

Historical Items

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Item 6542

Canning factory, Fryeburg, 1938

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Fryeburg Media: Photographic print

Item 26700

Columbian Canning Plant, Lubec, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1912 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 27119

Seacoast Canning Company, Lubec, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1920-11-01 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 51225

62-64 Exeter Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William G Canning Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 33138

74-76 Bishop Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Blue Diamond Canning Company Style: Utilitarian Use: Storage

Item 86732

Canning Factory, Merrills Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Twitchell Champlin Company Use: Canning Factory

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Canning: A Maine Industry

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

Exhibit

Working Women of the Old Port

Women at the turn of the 20th century were increasingly involved in paid work outside the home. For wage-earning women in the Old Port section of Portland, the jobs ranged from canning fish and vegetables to setting type. A study done in 1907 found many women did not earn living wages.

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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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Corn Canning Industry

Corn Canning Industry E. S. Dingley Corn Shop crew and huskers, Farmington Falls, ca. 1900Item Contributed byFarmington Historical Society By…

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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

At least two of them were part of the Seacoast Canning cartel: Columbian Canning and the firm of Mawhinney and Ramsdell. Perhaps Union was also.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Index

… Stone - People Chester Greenwood - People Corn Canning Industry - Agriculture Culture - Main Page Early Settlers - Main Page Education - Main Page…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.

Story

How Belfast was the Chicken Capital of the Northeast
by Ralph Chavis

My memories of spending time in Belfast as a child when my father worked in the chicken industry.

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Passamaquoddy Maple, reaching back to our ancestral roots
by Marie Harnois

Tribally owned Passamaquoddy Maple is an economic and cultural heritage opportunity