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Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

Workers at Steven's Sardine Cannery, Brooklin

Workers at Steven's Sardine Cannery, Brooklin

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Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society

Steven's Sardine Cannery was one of the first canneries in Brooklin to pack sardines. It was owned by S. G. Stevens. The cannery was located on the east end of Center Harbor. Later the plant was sold to A. E. Farnsworth.
This photo, taken around 1900, is notable in that the workers are primarily men.
Twenty years later, when it was the Farnsworth cannery, the workers were largely women. [See the Farnsworth Cannery worker photos elsewhere in this series.]



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