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Provisions for the MacMillan Arctic Expedition were inspected on the Bowdoin prior to the June 23rd departure from Wiscasset. Swift & Company and its subsidiary Libby, McNeil, and Libby donated the provisions that were packed specially for the long trip. Items included canned meats, cheese, butter, fruit, soap, and a variety of oils. A similar picture ran with the Portland Evening Express story on June 26th, 1923.
About This Item
- Title: MacMillan Expedition provisions, Wiscasset, 1923
- Creation Date: 1923-06-26
- Subject Date: 1923-06-26
- Town: Wiscasset
- County: Lincoln
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Dimensions: 7.6 cm x 10.2 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.10550
- Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
- Object Type: Image
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