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Historical Items

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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

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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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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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.

Site Pages

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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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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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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.