Maine Department of Agriculture Collection
Primary Format and Extent
film (6,000 ft.) : si. and sd., col. ; 16 mm. print.
Collection Date Range
1961 to 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.
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources, headquartered in Augusta, formerly distributed promotional and educational films.
Subject(s)Agriculture, Business Enterprises, Cookery, Domestic animals, Fairs, Fisheries, Food, Lobster industry, Manners and customs, Rural conditions, Technology
Encoded archival description
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