Maine Harvest potato bag, Houlton, c. 1980

Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Description

Harold Fitzpatrick & Sons Maine Harvest 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: Maine Harvest potato bag, Houlton, c. 1980
  • Creation Date: circa 1980
  • Subject Date: circa 1980
  • Town: Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: paper
  • Dimensions: 43 cm x 20 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9604 (Debbie)
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