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Item 11125

Title: Aroostook County potatoes, 1909

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1909

Location: Littleton

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 14735

Title: Quality Potatoes, Houlton, c. 1960

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1960

Location: Houlton

Media: paper

Item 20147

Title: Notice seeking potatoes, Newcastle, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: Newcastle

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Jewett Corn Factory, Norridgewock, ca. 1915

Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

Exhibit

Taber wagon with horses and farm laborers, ca. 1910

Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community

Exhibit

Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.