Ludger Berube Farm, Caswell

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum)

Description

The International Fertilizers promotional photograph was taken at the Ludger Berube farm in Caswell. It noted the farm had a yield of 125 twelve-peck barrels per acre.

In the photo, from left, are Ludger's son Lewis Berube, Ludger's daughter, Meda Berube Deschaine; Meda's husband Herman (Armand) Deschaine; and Ludger, wearing a hat.

Herman Deschaine recalled that they worked all day to find the largest potatoes and then stage the photograph.

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About This Item

  • Title: Ludger Berube Farm, Caswell
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Local Name: Ludger Berube farm
  • Town: Caswell
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9.2 cm x 11.7 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum)
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-4216
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