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Item 99371

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

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Leeds

Media: Photographic print

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 99380

H.F. Webb Co. corn factory, Leeds, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Leeds

Media: Photographic print

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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.

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E.T. Burrowes Co., Portland, ca. 1923

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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US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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E. S. Dingley Corn Shop crew and huskers, Farmington Falls, ca. 1900

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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Prison Yard Window Shades, Thomaston, Maine c 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Additions and New Wing - 1824 to 1843

The leather, carriages and corn stored within were destroyed, amounting to a loss of about $9,000. It was suspected a discharged convict caused the…

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Brackley's conveyor over Depot Street, Strong, ca. 1924

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… receive incoming shipments of necessary supplies. In the distance, at right, one of the Burnham & Morrill corn canning buildings can be seen.