Whispering Pines potato bag, c. 1965

Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum


Louis Kandsz's Whispering Pines 10 pound potato bag. Louis Kandsz had operations in Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts.

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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  • Title: Whispering Pines potato bag, c. 1965
  • Creation Date: circa 1965
  • Subject Date: circa 1965
  • Town: South Deerfield
  • County: Franklin
  • State: MA, ME, VA
  • Media: Paper
  • Dimensions: 49 cm x 20 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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

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