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WLBZ Radio

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A live broadcast of activities associated with the second annual Maine Broiler Day held at the Belfast City Park in 1949. The festival, featuring a chicken barbecue that served 4,000 people, was planned as a celebration of the Maine poultry industry and research being conducted at Highmoor Farm. The broadcast included remarks of several individuals associated with Maine agriculture, including Jake Brofee, A. K. Gardiner, Dr. Howard C. Pierce, Waldo Chick, Jim Coleman, and Frank Reed.

Publication Date

7-10-1949

Keywords

Maine, agriculture, chicken, poultry, festivals

Disciplines

History | Radio

Collection Number

MS 608

Recording Number

D.16.27; CD 5, track 4

Length of Audio Recording

15:14

Maine Broiler Day, Part 1

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