A Bunch of Boats in the Boatyard: Organizing the Maine Lobstering Union

Year 2014

Creator Bram Sable-Smith


Story type Radio

Town Vinalhaven

County Knox


With struggles within the lobster industry due to oversupply of lobsters, lobstermen thought of collective action. Bram Sable-Smith highlights the work that Arbus Ames put forward to start the Maine Lobstering Union, which would allow them to speak about the value of their catches and get a fair living wage.

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