Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Camp Houlton provided laborers -- German prisoners of war housed there -- to local farms to harvest peas, pick potatoes and do other work.
The prisoners were paid a dollar a day in scrip that they could spend at the post exchange.
About This Item
- Title: Camp Houlton prisoners of war, 1945
- Creation Date: circa 1945
- Subject Date: circa 1945
- Town: Houlton
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 5.3 cm x 7.8 cm
- Collection: Catherine Bell Collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Farms and farming--Maine--Houllton
- Detention facilities--Maine--Houlton
- Concentration camps--Maine--Houlton
- World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners
- Prisoners of war--German--Maine--Houlton--Photographs
- Camp Houlton (Me.)
- Camp Houlton
- Houlton Army Air Base
- potato barrelsCamp Houlton (Me.)
- potato baskets
- prisoners of war
For more information about this item, contact:Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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