Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Maine potato growers dumped potatoes at nine Maine-New Brunswick border crossings at dawn, March 27, 1980, to blockade Canadian potatoes from entering the U.S.
Maine growers said they can't compete with the lower Canadian potato prices.
About This Item
- Title: Potato blockade, Fort Fairfield, 1980
- Creator: United Press International
- Creation Date: 1980-03-27
- Subject Date: 1980-03-27
- Town: Fort Fairfield
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 18 cm x 23 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 2/3
- Collection: United Press International collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Agricultural laborers--Maine
- Commerce--United States
- Potato industry--Maine--Fort Fairfield--Photographs
- Potatoes--Maine--Fort Fairfield
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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