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Item 26729

Lawrence Packing Co., North Lubec, 1936

Contributed by: Lubec Memorial Library Date: 1936 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 60537

Sardine houses, North Lubec, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 74536

North Lubec House, Lubec, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1975 Location: Lubec Media: Kodachrome slide


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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.


Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.


Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

But the Lawrence company, North Lubec Manufacturing and Canning, had a long existence, continuing into the 1980s.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

Lubec, North Lubec and Moose Island were incorporated as the town of Eastport (Plantation 8) in 1798 with 588 inhabitants.

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… on South Bay in North Lubec and in West Lubec 1861 • 200 Lubec men, 18 to 40, entered the Union Army, one for every 12 inhabitants 1862 • On…