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Item 12955

Potato fork, Littleton, c. 1950

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1950

Location: Littleton

Media: wood and steel

Item 22593

Potato harvester, Mapleton, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: circa 1940

Location: Mapleton

Media: Photographic print

Item 22306

Potato harvest, Woodland, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum

Date: circa 1922

Location: Woodland

Media: Photographic print

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Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Portland letter carriers, December 1926

The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

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Student strike, Colby College, 1970

Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

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MMN Image 28614

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

The seeds were potatoes from the year before. The potatoes would be on a rack and as they went by, Edwena would cut them into four pieces.

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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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Hand Grapple, Presque Isle, ca. 1910

Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 12 of 13

This type of grapple is more often used in potato storage houses. The grapple on the right, though, can be more easily tossed onto the barrel from…

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Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone


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