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Located on Haddock Point, Factory A built in 1901, was the largest factory in Lubec at the time and employeed 400 workers. Workers cottages were built along with a second factory - factory B. Most of the workers were women and children. Packers could earn between $30.00 and $40.00 a week.
About This Item
- Title: Sardine Company Factory A Employees, Lubec, ca. 1901
- Creation Date: circa 1901
- Subject Date: circa 1901
- Town: Lubec
- County: Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 15.4 cm x 21 cm
- Local Code: Lubec Historical Society
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Fish canneries--Maine--Lubec
- Child labor--Maine--Lubec
- Child laborers--Maine--Lubec
- Group portraits
- Canned fish industry--Maine--Lubec
- Sardine industry--Maine--Lubec
- Lubec Sardine Company
For more information about this item, contact:Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652
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