Contributed by Leeds Historical Society
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The exterior photograph shows the H.F. Webb Corn Shop where supervised workers are husking corn from baskets.
For four weeks of every year, from 1887 until 1952, the corn shop hired about 75 men, women and children to work.
About This Item
- Title: Shucking corn outside H.F. Webb Corn Shop, Leeds, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Leeds
- County: Androscoggin
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 5.5 cm x 8.25 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Agricultural laborers--Maine--Leeds
- Canning industry--Maine--Leeds
For more information about this item, contact:Leeds Historical Society
553 North Road, Leeds, ME 04263
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