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Item 64112

Pierpole Brand Maine Apples can label, ca. 1924

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1924

Location: Strong

Media: Ink on paper

Item 59536

Receipt for apples for wounded soldiers, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-04-21

Location: Emory

Media: Ink on paper

Item 101185

Normal School students eating apples, Farmington, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: circa 1922

Location: Farmington

Media: Photographic print

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Jewett Corn Factory, Norridgewock, ca. 1915

Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

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Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Jewett corn label, Norridgewock, ca. 1920

Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

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Duchess Anjoulene apple, Bangor, 1866

John Martin: Expert Observer - Duchess Anjoulene apple, Bangor, 1866

… 1866." He drew an apple tree and an individual apple. Below the tree Martin wrote, "1866 This tree produced ten apples, color & size as below, the…

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Ladies Blush apple, Bangor, 1889

John Martin: Expert Observer - Ladies Blush apple, Bangor, 1889

… tree was the Ladies blush a small red & green apple a prolific bearer & resembled the snow or Famouse apple this tree bore every year a loaded crop…

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Belles Early apple, Bangor, 1864

John Martin: Expert Observer - Belles Early apple, Bangor, 1864

… Belles Early apple, Bangor, 1864 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description On the first page of "John…

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

Story

Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan


Stories of growing up Downeast