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Presque Isle: The Star City

Maine Special potato bag, Presque Isle, c. 1950

Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
MMN Item 16023 Item Details
Maine Special potato bag, Presque Isle, c. 1950
MMN Item 16023 Zoom

Description

25 pound potato bag, Produce Distributors, Inc.

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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