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Historical Items

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Item 9782

Corn factory workers, Alfred, 1892

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: 1892 Location: Alfred Media: Print from a 6

Item 99382

Husking shed, H. F. Webb Corn Shop, Leeds, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Leeds Media: Photographic print

Item 99371

H.F. Webb Corn Shop interior, Leeds, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Leeds Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Canning: A Maine Industry

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

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Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

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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.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Corn Canning Industry

Maine was ranked third in the country in corn packing, behind Illinois and New York. The season lasted a mere three weeks.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - WWI Impact on Farmington's Agriculture

Burnham Morrill Corn Factory, Farmington, ca. 1930 Item Contributed byFarmington Historical Society Several crops were bountiful, including beans…

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Skowhegan Community History - Farming in the Skowhegan Area

Sweet corn from Maine was popular all across the nation.   Our interview with a former farmer Today farmers continue the challenge to survive.