Camp Houlton prisoners of war, 1945

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.

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  • 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

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730

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