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Historic Hallowell - Child Labor

Most other countries have laws against child labor too, but they are not always mandatory, and child labor is still a big issue everywhere.

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

… Hine, a photographer investigating the use of child labor in the canneries in 1911, was convinced unemployment and damage to family life resulted.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

Until child labor laws were instituted in the 1930s children, using sharp knives, removed the heads, tails and entrails from the fish.

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 1 of 2

The Gardner Lake Tragedy Miriam Kelley as a young woman X Images from the family of Miriam Kelley Doherty Research and text by Seth Doherty…

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 2 of 2

The Gardner Lake Tragedy The fifth graders observations “One day in 1936 school children went to spend the end of the year by going on a boat at…

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Lubec, Maine - A Signature Quilt

A Signature Quilt By Ronald Pesha, Lubec Historical Society Wormell Sisters image from Betsey Leavitt Josselyn Signature Quilt, Lubec, 1889Item…

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Lubec, Maine - Team Members

Team Members Lubec Consolidated School 44 South Street Lubec, ME 04652 (207) 733-5591 msad19@yahoo.com http://www.lubecschool.org Lubec Historical…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 1 of 2

Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration by Ronald Pesha, Lubec Historical Society Lubec staged a grand celebration in 1911 observing the Town’s…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration Centennial house decoration, Lubec, 1911 Item Contributed byLubec Historical Society Residents of more…

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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 - Klondike: Lubec's Gold from Sea Water Hoax

Klondike: Lubec's Gold from Sea Water Hoax Prescott F. Jernegan, an ordained Baptist minister, came to North Lubec in 1897 and leased Hiram…

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Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head by Ronald Pesha, West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Assoc., Inc. Images from the organization's collection…