MacMillan Expedition provisions, Wiscasset, 1923

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MacMillan Expedition provisions, Wiscasset, 1923

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Provisions for the MacMillan Arctic Expedition were inspected on the Bowdoin prior to the June 23rd departure from Wiscasset. Swift & Company and its subsidiary Libby, McNeil, and Libby donated the provisions that were packed specially for the long trip. Items included canned meats, cheese, butter, fruit, soap, and a variety of oils. A similar picture ran with the Portland Evening Express story on June 26th, 1923.

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  • Title: MacMillan Expedition provisions, Wiscasset, 1923
  • Creation Date: 1923-06-26
  • Subject Date: 1923-06-26
  • Town: Wiscasset
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 7.6 cm x 10.2 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.10550
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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