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Potato protest, Houlton, 1982

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

An informational picket line was set up at the Maine-New Brunswick, Canada, border at Houlton in March 1982 by Maine potato growers who were protesting Canadian potatoes entering the state's markets at lower prices due to the value of the Canadian dollar.

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  • Title: Potato protest, Houlton, 1982
  • Creator: UPI
  • Creation Date: 1982-03-23
  • Subject Date: 1982-03-23
  • Town: Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions (cm): 28 x 23
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 6/4
  • Collection: United Press International (UPI)
  • Object Type: Image

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