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Item 12759

Blueberry Cannery, Interior, Brooklin

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society

Date: 1935

Location: Brooklin

Media: Photo transparency

Item 12760

Blueberry Cannery, Brooklin

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society

Date: circa 1933

Location: Brooklin

Media: 35mm phototransparency from printed page

Item 26522

Harvesting blueberries, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Northeast Historic Film

Date: circa 1930

Media: 16mm film

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Jewett Corn Factory, Norridgewock, ca. 1915

Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

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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.