Contributed by Norridgewock Historical Society
The label on these cans show two ears of yellow corn and specifies "fancy quality."
The Jewett Brand states that corn starch was added to ensure smoothness. Contents are one pound of Fancy Maine Cream Style Golden Corn packed by G.S. and F.E. Jewett, Norridgewock, Maine, USA.
The canning factory was on Perkins Street and processed and canned both corn and string beans. The shop on the corner by the plant was used to make wooden boxes and crates.
About This Item
- Title: Jewett Vegetable Cans, Norridgewock, ca. 1900
- Creator: G. S. & F. E. Jewett
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Norridgewock
- County: Somerset
- State: ME
- Media: metal, paper
- Object Type: Physical Object
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Canneries--Maine--Norridgewock--Perkins Street
- Food processing--Maine--Norridgewock
- G.S. and F.E. Jewett (Firm)
For more information about this item, contact:Norridgewock Historical Society
PO Box 903, Norridgewock, ME 04957
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