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Historical Items

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Item 12747

Mayo Sardine Cannery, Brooklin, 1927

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society Date: 1927 Location: Brooklin Media: Photo transparency

Item 5607

Lubec sardine industry, ca. 1950

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

Item 28889

Sardine Canning Company, Lubec, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Lubec Media: Photograph on cardboard mat

Exhibits

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Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

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Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.

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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 - Susie Calder: Lubec's Sardine Queen

Susie Calder: Lubec's Sardine Queen Susie (Knight) Calder was born on Lead Mine Road, the oldest girl in a family of 12 children.

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

… declared this: “The great object of combining the Sardine industry under the control of one syndicate was to regulate and systematize the whole…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… Data on the Maine Sardine Industry”, Maine Sardine Industry History. Varney, George A., A Gazetteer of the State of Maine, Boston: Russell, 1881…

My Maine Stories

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How Belfast was the Chicken Capital of the Northeast
by Ralph Chavis

My memories of spending time in Belfast as a child when my father worked in the chicken industry.