Catching sardines, Eastport, ca. 1930

Contributed by Northeast Historic Film


A film clip by Harrie B. Coe of the Maine Publicity Bureau shows sardine catching in Eastport in about 1930.

The promotional film included scenes of Rockland lime quarries, blueberry raking and canning, Eastport sardine industry, sheep ranching, Portland's waterfront, Cape Elizabeth Drive and ocean views, Cathedral Woods in Eustis, and the Rangeley mountain and lakes region.

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About This Item

  • Title: Catching sardines, Eastport, ca. 1930
  • Creator: Coe, Harrie B.
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • State: ME
  • Media: 16mm film
  • Local Code: 0760_001
  • Collection: Harrie B. Coe
  • Object Type: Video and sound

For more information about this item, contact:

Northeast Historic Film
P.O. Box 900, Bucksport, ME 04416

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