Contributed by Matt Hoopes through Lubec Memorial Library
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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."
About This Item
- 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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Standardized Subject Headings
- Child labor--Maine--Lubec
- American Can Company
- Canned fish industry--Maine--Lubec
- Fish canneries--Maine--Lubec
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55 Water Street, Lubec, ME 04652
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