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Item 79584

Packing lobsters at Farrin's Wharf, South Bristol, ca. 1973

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society

Date: circa 1973

Location: South Bristol

Media: Postcard

Item 4149

Star Lobster packing label

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1867

Location: Portland

Media: paper

Item 23428

Yarmouth Packing Company lobster label, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Yarmouth

Media: Ink on paper

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Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Fish Cannery, Brooklin

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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Hiram Adelman, Mars Hill, ca. 1935

The Jews of Maine

Like other immigrant groups, Jews came to Maine to make a living and enjoy the natural and cultural environment. Their experiences have been shaped by their occupational choices, Jewish values and, until recently, experiences of anti-Semitism.

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Local Fishermen at Pine Point, Scarborough, 1932

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Bruce Thurlow, Bill Bayley and Don…

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Wackwarreska, Scarborough, ca. 1651

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 3 of 4

… Dunstan on horseback with all his worldly goods packed in his saddlebags. He had come from Leicester, Massachusetts where he was born 26 October…

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Pine Point RR Station, Scarborough, ca. 1890

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 1 of 4

… surf the web to find the best airfare, pack a bag and you’re off. Such ease of travel is quite recent.