Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
4 x 5" gelatin silver negative
Full exterior view of Puritan Tea Room, 566 Congress Street, from northwest.
The popular restaurant and confectioner was in business from 1921 - 1974.
The Puritan was the first establishment in New England to have complete, year-round gas powered air conditioning.
[Additional File link- below- contains a complete Puritan Tea Room menu from 20 July 1951.]
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 25 Jan 1940.
"Puritan Tea Room, 1940" (1940). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 1.
Portland, Me., Restaurants, Businesses, Menu