Keywords: potato harvest
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Contributed by: Nylander Museum
Date: circa 1922
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
Date: circa 1975
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.
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.
Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.
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… Click here to visit Richard Rand's Harvesting Potatoes. Potato Barrel Truck, Presque IsleItem Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society…
Potato harvest, Presque Isle, 1982Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Things were changing.
Harvesting Potatoes A POTATO HARVESTING SCENE A Potato Harvesting Scene, Presque Isle, 1945Item Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society…
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by Phyllis A. Blackstone
A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s
by Paula Woodworth
Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.