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Item 21603

Potato harvest, Caribou, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum

Date: circa 1922

Location: Caribou

Media: Photographic print

Item 16060

Harvest Gold potato bag, Monticello, 1975

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1975

Location: Monticello

Media: page

Item 19035

Memories of potato harvest, Monticello, 1928-1940

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1928 - 1940

Location: Monticello

Media: MP3

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Jewett Corn Factory, Norridgewock, ca. 1915

Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

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.


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.


Charles Weed's Certificate of Disability, 1862

Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

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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Potato Barrel Truck, Presque Isle

Presque Isle: The Star City - Potato Harvest Memories - Page 3 of 5

… Click here to visit Richard Rand's Harvesting Potatoes. Potato Barrel Truck, Presque IsleItem 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

Potato harvest, Presque Isle, 1982Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Things were changing.

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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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Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone

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


Growing up on a potato and dairy farm

by Paula Woodworth

Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.