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Item 22306

Potato harvest, Woodland, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum Date: circa 1922 Location: Woodland Media: Photographic print

Item 10616

Potato digging in Maine, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Postcard

Item 31472

Potato digging, Van Buren, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1915 Location: Van Buren Media: Glass Negative


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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.


Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Potato Harvest Memories - Page 2 of 5

The potato truck had full and empty barrels on the back of it. When the truck went by Edwena never got a barrel.

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

Harvesting Potatoes A POTATO HARVESTING SCENE A Potato Harvesting Scene, Presque Isle, 1945Item Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 2 of 13

The arms would dig into the row and throw the potatoes and rocks off to the side. A person would not want to be in the way.