Contributed by Lovell Historical Society
Lovell Corn Shop built in the early 1890s by James P. Baxter and Sons of Portland.
Lovell farmers grew corn for the shop and a number of residents got jobs inside -- and young and old rich and poor, "uppercrust" and lower crust -- flocked to the husking shed to husk corn at 4 and 5 cents a basket.
About This Item
- Title: Corn Canning, Lovell, ca. 1890
- Creator: Empire View Co.
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Location: Lovell, Oxford County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: 37
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Canning industry--Maine--Lovell
- Food industry--Maine--Lovell
- James P. Baxter & Sons (Lovell, Me.)
- Children working
- Corn shop
- Corn Shop
- Industry & work
- J.P. Baxter & Sons
For more information about this item, contact:Lovell Historical Society
PO Box 166, Lovell, ME 04051
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