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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…

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Lubec, Maine - Exhibits

… here or through the Narrative page Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor McCurdy Herring Smokehouse The Lighthouse at West…

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… abandoned in 1936 1950 • From peak production sardine industry begins steady decline 1956 • Gymnasium built adjacent to Lubec Grammar School • The…

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 1 of 4

… landscape was densely crowded with smokehouses, sardine canneries, lumber and coal businesses out on the wharves.

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Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

Gove, North Lubec sardine packer; A.W. Kelley, druggist; Pike’s Market; A. Rowell; A.B. Sumner and Co.; Staples & Son, general merchant; F.Y.

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

… and also Customs Collector, the personal diary of sardine mogul Jacob C. Pike contains daily weather commentary.

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

… Plant at Mill Creek later functioned as a sardine factory, operated by the Standard Sardine Company.

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

… the housing for the pump, the flexible hose that extended down into the hold of the sardine carrier, and the exterior part of the sluiceway.

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

… daughter of Bion Moses Pike, owner of the Lubec Sardine Co., who had donated the land to the town for the Civil War Soldiers’ monument.

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

… the Lubec waterfront, still an active herring/sardine economy though in decline from peak years in the 1940s.

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

… of culture was vital to the continuance of this industry. Herring smokehouse, Eastport, 1886Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society…

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

… the development of this and other fishery industries. Thus, box sizes and grades of quality and fish size interested him Toward the last years of…

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

In 1895 H.W. Joyce built a sardine factory for the herring that were plentiful at the time. Later industries included a cod liver oil plant, the…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

The sardine factory alone employed 100 people at the height of its success. A story continues even today that for years and years after the medicinal…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's Soldier's Monument

Lubec's Soldier's Monument Soldier's Monument Dedication program, Lubec, 1904 Item 28661 infoLubec Memorial Library

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's Soldier's Monument

Lubec's Soldier's Monument SEE NOTES Soldier's Monument Dedication Souvenir Program (inside), Lubec, 1904 Item 28662 infoLubec Memorial…

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Lubec, Maine - Links

Links The Lubec project team cataloged and uploaded over 800 historical images of early Lubec. View more Lubec images.

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Lubec, Maine - The Blizzard of '34 - Page 2 of 2

The Blizzard of '34 Undoubtedly longer than any snow report the oldest inhabitant ever saw. Blizzard, Lubec, January 21, 1934 Item Contributed…

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Lubec, Maine - The Blizzard of '34 - Page 1 of 2

The Blizzard of '34 by Ronald Pesha Blizzard, Lubec, January 1934Item Contributed byLubec Historical Society “We are enjoying (?) a winter…

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Lubec, Maine - Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911

Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911 by Ronald Pesha, Lubec Historical Society “The new bronze souvenirs have arrived and may be secured from C.

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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 - A Signature Quilt

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