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Historical Items

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Item 28889

Sardine Canning Company, Lubec, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Lubec Media: Photograph on cardboard mat

Item 12761

Workers at Steven's Sardine Cannery, Brooklin

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Brooklin Media: Photo transparency

Item 31989

Sardine carrier, Lubec, ca. 1900

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

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…