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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

During the season workers came from Campobello, Grand Manan, Deer Island, and towns throughout Washington County, many living in rows of company…

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

… filled cans waiting on trays on one side of each worker. Solder would still have to be used to seal the cans.

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

Note how the workers appear, casually working and walking atop the I-beam. Higher tides than normal come during new moons, as occurred on a cold…

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Lubec, Maine - Klondike: Lubec's Gold from Sea Water Hoax

Hundreds of workers, many of them Italian immigrants who had been working on the railroad in Machias, were drawn to the project with promises of high…

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 2 of 4

There she photographed two workers in the Brining Room who have been identified as Leeman Wilcox and Richard Munson.

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 3 of 4

… Sheds, the artifacts left there, and memories of workers help in understanding the work. Natalie Havens, who used to work at McCurdy’s, made an…

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4

1910 with owner and workers posed is one example. Herring boxes and shooks at McCurdy's, Lubec, 1998Item Contributed byLubec Landmarks Herring…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

… to rely on islanders as cooks, interior home workers and nursemaids for children. F.S. Pendleton and Company Store, interior, Islesboro, ca.

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Old Berwick Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Workers repair damage to suspension bridge, Strong, 1915 Item 68679 infoStrong Historical Society After a cargo truck broke…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Walk bridge in place for workers after old bridge removed, Strong, ca. 1922 Item 68683 infoStrong Historical Society It was…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Workers repair damage to suspension bridge, Strong, 1915 Item 68679 infoStrong Historical Society After a cargo truck broke through…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Walk bridge in place for workers after old bridge removed, Strong, ca. 1922 Item 68683 infoStrong Historical Society It was…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Extra quarry pictures

… View of Baird's Quarry stones and tents where the workers would cut their stones to size located at Minturn, Swan's Island around 1900.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Temporary planking provided a way for workers to cross from end to end, eliminating the need for the walk bridge beneath.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining Baird's Quarry

… equipment salvaged from the bottom of the quarry pond when it was drained in 2003. It rests in the bottom of one of the workers' truck beds.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Temporary planking provided a way for workers to cross from end to end, eliminating the need for the walk bridge beneath.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 3 of 3

Ad by Pepperell Mills to recruit women workers, Biddeford, 1943McArthur Public Library In Biddeford, like the rest of urban Maine, the relief of…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Workers pouring concrete into forms for bridge decking, Strong, 1922 Item 68687 infoStrong Historical Society Concrete was…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Workers pouring concrete into forms for bridge decking, Strong, 1922 Item 68687 infoStrong Historical Society Concrete was wheeled…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 3 of 3

Manufacturing in Biddeford and other cities which had access to raw materials advertised in the local newspapers for workers.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - About Us

… work, please visit: http://www.swansislandhistory.org Click the links below to read about our busy workers! History Detectives The Crew

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Baird's Quarry history

… bySwan's Island Educational Society Many workers came from European countries, and to meet the needs of a rising population, boarding houses and…

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Historic Hallowell - History of The Cotton Mill

Row House, Hallowell, ca. 1935 Hallowell mill workers lived in The Row House on Second Street. Hubbard Free Library The Cotton Mill's main textile…