Keywords: potato digging
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Contributed by: Nylander Museum
Date: circa 1922
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
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.
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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The potato truck had full and empty barrels on the back of it. When the truck went by Edwena never got a barrel.
Harvesting Potatoes A POTATO HARVESTING SCENE A Potato Harvesting Scene, Presque Isle, 1945Item Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society…
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.