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Item 12954

Potato Basket, Littleton, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1940

Location: Littleton

Media: ash splints

Item 13194

Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1930

Location: Caribou

Media: Photographic print

Item 13195

Potato barrels at harvest, Caribou, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1930

Location: Caribou

Media: Photographic print

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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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Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Potato Picker's Basket, Presque Isle, ca. 1940

Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 5 of 13

Harvesting Potatoes INTO THE BASKET FIRST Potato Picker's Basket, Presque Isle, ca. 1940Item Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society…

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Potato harvest, Presque Isle, 1982

Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 13 of 13

Former farmer Larry Park talks about how a potato harvester works.  SOURCES Richard W. Judd” AROOSTOOK A Century of Logging in Northen Maine”…

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A Potato Harvesting Scene, Presque Isle, 1945

Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 9 of 13

A full basket of potatoes is being emptied into a barrel. The farm owner, Mr. Conant is walking across the field by two potato pickers.

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Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone


A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s