Maine Department of Agriculture Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (6,000 ft.) : si. and sd., col. ; 16 mm. print.
Collection Date Range
1961 - 1976
Collection contains Maine state promotional films such as "Adventures in Eating," which compares a chicken barbeque in Belfast with a clam/lobster bake in Boothbay Harbor and "Maine Summer Festival," which shows agricultural fair displays. Collection also contains educational/cultural works, including: "Potato Eaters," the story of the Irish potato; "Maine's Brazilian Partner" concerning Maine's South American sister state; "Down East Dairyman" about the work of the dairy farmer; "Living with Flowers" about flower landscaping and "Nature's Blueberryland" with scenes of blueberry harvesting and cookery. See also Jean Hawes Collection.
Biographical/Historical Notes
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources, headquartered in Augusta, formerly distributed promotional and educational films.
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