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The Public Face of Christmas

Maine Farmers Exchange holiday potato bag, Presque Isle, ca. 1975

Maine Farmers Exchange holiday potato bag, Presque Isle, ca. 1975

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Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Maine Farmers Exchange 10-pound holiday potato bag.

In the 1940s potato farmers started packaging their potatoes in distinctive bags. The wide variety of bags illustrates the strong interest in distinctive marketing efforts that is still evident today.


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