The Last Sardine Cannery - Prospect Harbor, Maine | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The Last Sardine Cannery - Prospect Harbor, Maine

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    Principal Investigator:
    Keith Ludden
Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Diana Young

Diana Young worked as the bookkeeper at the Stinson Cannery in Prospect Harbor, Maine.

Keith Ludden Prospect Harbor, ME Oral History & Folklife Research, Inc. The Last Sardine Cannery - Prospect Harbor, Maine
Wayne Wilcox

Wayne Wilcox worked in the shipping room of the B.H. Wilson Sardine Factory in Eastport, Maine.

Keith Ludden Eastport, ME Oral History & Folklife Research, Inc. The Last Sardine Cannery - Prospect Harbor, Maine
Alton West

Al West was a supervisor at the Stinson Cannery in Prospect Harbor, Maine.

Keith Ludden Steuben, ME Oral History & Folklife Research, Inc. The Last Sardine Cannery - Prospect Harbor, Maine
Clarence Suddy

Clarence "Buck" Suddy helped operate Raye's Mustard Mill in Eastport for many years.  The mill provided the mustard many of the canneries used to can sardines. 

Keith Ludden Eastport, ME Oral History & Folklife Research, Inc. The Last Sardine Cannery - Prospect Harbor, Maine
Charlie Stinson

Charles Stinson was the owner of the Stinson Cannery in Prospect Harbor, which was established by his grandfather.

Keith Ludden Prospect Harbor, ME Oral History & Folklife Research, Inc. The Last Sardine Cannery - Prospect Harbor, Maine
Robert and Jeanne Peacock

Robert Peacock's family operated canneries in Eastport, Lubec and Portland, Maine.

Keith Ludden Eastport, ME Oral History & Folklife Research, Inc. The Last Sardine Cannery - Prospect Harbor, Maine
Cary Lewis

Cary Lewis captained a sardine carrier, delivering sardines to the canneries on the Maine coast.

Keith Ludden Southwest Harbor, ME Oral History & Folklife Research, Inc. The Last Sardine Cannery - Prospect Harbor, Maine
Susan Knight Calder

Susan grew up in an Irish Catholic family. She started working in canneries when she was 16 years old.

Keith Ludden Whiting, ME Oral History & Folklife Research, Inc. The Last Sardine Cannery - Prospect Harbor, Maine
Elaine Lowell

Interview with Elaine Lowell.

Keith Ludden Prospect Harbor, ME Oral History & Folklife Research, Inc. The Last Sardine Cannery - Prospect Harbor, Maine
Arlene and Keith Hartford

Arlene and Keith "Pete" Hartford both worked for the Stinson Seafood cannery in Prospect Harbor, Maine.

Keith Ludden Gouldsboro, ME Oral History & Folklife Research, Inc. The Last Sardine Cannery - Prospect Harbor, Maine