Columbian Canning Company and Employees, Lubec, ca. 1912

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Columbian Canning Company and Employees, Lubec, ca. 1912

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At one time the Columbian Canning Company employed several hundred workers, including many women and children. Back of photo bears handwritten note reading: "L to R 1. Geo Parker 2. Zenas Fleet 3. Fred Vining 4. Geo Ryan 5. John _iber 6. Jack Gibson? 7. Harvey Adams 8. Geo Young? 9. Thornton Grafts? 10. Raymond Rosamond Kingsley 11. Hughy Mooney 12. Bertha Dennison 13. Mary Joy 14. Columbia Packing Co"

On July 26, 2013, Helen Raine wrote, "I have the same photo that once belonged to Milford Robbins, my uncle. His notes on the people are, L-R: 1. Clyde Parker, 2. Charlie Tinker, 5. Adams or Elezer Tinker, 7. Wash Rierson, 9. Eddie Tinker, 13. Addie Rierson, 14. George Rierson."

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  • Title: Columbian Canning Company and Employees, Lubec, ca. 1912
  • Creation Date: circa 1912
  • Subject Date: circa 1912
  • Location: Lubec, Washington County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20.6 cm x 15.7 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652

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