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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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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

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.

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Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

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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MMN Image 28614

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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A Potato Harvesting Scene, Presque Isle, 1945

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.