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Owl Brand potato bag, Bridgewater, c. 1955

Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Bradbury Brothers Owl Brand 5 pound potato bag.

In the 1940s potato farmers started packaging their potatoes in distinctive bags. The wide variety of bags illustrates the strong interest in distinctive marketing efforts that is still evident today.


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  • Title: Owl Brand potato bag, Bridgewater, c. 1955
  • Creation Date: circa 1955
  • Subject Date: circa 1955
  • Town: Bridgewater
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: paper
  • Dimensions: 35 cm x 17 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9604 (Debbie)
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