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Historical Items

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Item 27119

Seacoast Canning Company, Lubec, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1920-11-01 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 50893

Sardine boats at Seacoast Canning Co., Lubec, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 31292

Seacoast Canning Co., Lubec, 1920

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1920 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

Site Pages

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

plants specifically identified as such when the syndicate was powerful at the beginning of the century. So far, there is just this one from the…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

A lobster canning factory was built in Old Harbor, although demand fluctuated. By 1890 prices grew higher and boats grew larger as the easy to reach…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Telephone communication

… was president of the Swan’s Island telephone company, one of his many enterprises. Another resident, Russell Burns, was the island lineman for many…