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Harvesting Potatoes at USDA Farm in Chapman, ca. 1955

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Harvesting Potatoes at USDA Farm in Chapman, ca. 1955

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This photograph shows several United States Department of Agriculture workers posing for the photo during a potato harvesting operation. These sample potatoes are being put into crates instead of barrels and are being loaded onto a pickup instead of a truck.

The men are Robert Akeley, Joe Akeley, Joe Chase and Don Lockhart.

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  • Title: Harvesting Potatoes at USDA Farm in Chapman, ca. 1955
  • Creator: USDA
  • Creation Date: circa 1955
  • Subject Date: circa 1955
  • Town: Chapman, Presque Isle
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 7 cm x 10.5 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Presque Isle Historical Society
PO Box 285, Presque Isle, ME 04769
(207) 762-1151
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