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Red Ball Brand potato bag, Caribou, c. 1970

Red Ball Brand potato bag, Caribou, c. 1970

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Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Red Ball Potato Company Red Ball brand 10 pound 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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