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Keywords: Sardines

Historical Items

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Item 58487

Landing sardines, Lubec, 1906

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1906 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 38297

Sardine recipe folder cover, Lubec, ca. 1946

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1946 Location: Lubec Media: ink on paper

Item 36100

Peacock’s Best brand sardine can, Lubec, pre-1963

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Lubec Media: Aluminum

Exhibits

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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.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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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.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Susie Calder: Lubec's Sardine Queen

Susie Calder: Lubec's Sardine Queen Susie (Knight) Calder was born on Lead Mine Road, the oldest girl in a family of 12 children.

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

… the idea of canning small herring they called “sardines” to compete with real sardines from Europe.

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Lubec, Maine - Exhibits

… here or through the Narrative page Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor McCurdy Herring Smokehouse The Lighthouse at West…

My Maine Stories

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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.