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MPBN: Home Series, Moving Image, 0:02:21
The younger generation, who looked for the promise of better wages and new oppotunities, left farms. Some went west and others were lured to the newly industrialized cities. By 1900, Maine had 5000 fewer farms than it did in 1880.
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