Aroostook County Postal History
Mail to and from
WORLD WAR II
Prisoner of War Camp
Prisoner of War Post Card from P.O.W. Camp Houlton
Front and back of envelope mailed to a POW at the Houlton Camp
P.O.W. CAMP CANTEEN
The P.O.W.'s were paid 10cents an hour for working in the potato fields and cutting down trees for the lumber industry. Being paid once a month allowed the purchase of various sundry items, clothing, cigarettes and beer.
Booklets were issued containing coupons consisting of different denominations.
Aroostook Postal History