Hand Brand, New Limerick, c. 1950

Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Description

W. C. Hand Co. Hand 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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About This Item

  • Title: Hand Brand, New Limerick, c. 1950
  • Creator: W.C. Hand Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1950
  • Subject Date: circa 1950
  • Town: New Limerick
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Paper
  • Dimensions: 43 cm x 28 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
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