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29th April
written by Richard

Cannery workers at the Cohn-Hopkins Company.

We ate lunch, but we didn’t have a break for dinner.  We worked straight through.  It was pretty hard . . . sometimes there was only two or three hours of work, it just depended on how much fish the cannery had, how many boats came in . . . We were only paid 33 cents an hour.

Read more about the Canneries.

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