American Can Company, Lubec, ca. 1910

Contributed by Matt Hoopes through Lubec Memorial Library

American Can Company, Lubec, ca. 1910

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Postcard photograph of the back of the American Can Company, built in 1907.

Message on postcard back reads: "Back view of the American Can plant where they make sardine cans. This is a great industry for Lubec. Also the boneless smoked herring business. Girls earn from $2 an hour or $6 per day when the working season is on from April 15 to Dec. 1st. But some work from 6 a.m. till 10:30 p.m. Lubec is a very pretty place built on side of a hill."

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  • Title: American Can Company, Lubec, ca. 1910
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Town: Lubec
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 8.7 cm x 13.8 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Lubec Memorial Library
55 Water Street, Lubec, ME 04652
(207) 733-2491

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