Contributed by St. Albans Historical Society
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During late summer and early fall of the early 1920's, loads of corn were brought in by horse drawn hay racks and farm wagons and dumped in great heaps under a large shed at the Baxter Brothers Canning Company in St. Albans. Men and women from St. Albans worked husking the corn and could easily make $2 a day at the height of the season.
It was a matter of amusement, for the locals, that some of the corn was puts in cans with an S.S. Pierce can labeled "superior" and other corn was put in cans with a Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company label, though both were the same product.
About This Item
- Title: Corn Husking Time, St. Albans, ca. 1920
- Creation Date: circa 1920
- Subject Date: circa 1920
- Town: St. Albans
- County: Somerset
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 10.23 cm x 15.01 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Barns--Maine--St. Albans
- Corn husking--Maine--St. Albans
- Horses--Maine--St. Albans
- Carts & wagons--Maine--St. Albans
- People--Maine--St. Albans
For more information about this item, contact:St. Albans Historical Society
7 Water St, St. Albans, ME 04971
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