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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

97917C-1

Format of Original

120mm gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

5-20-1961

Description

Exterior view of house at 87 Salem Street, from southeast.

[Public Housing Referendum support photo]

Portion of article caption:
“Your Vote Can Help Improve Housing Here”

“Urban renewal is slowly upgrading and preserving specific sections of the city. Blighted homes still blot the city’s landscape. In some cases, displaced families from renewal areas have moved to other sections of the city into equally squalid living conditions.”
[Referendum date: 22 May 1961]

Photo published in the Evening Express, on 20 May 1961.

Keywords

Portland, Me., West End, Urban renewal, Salem Street

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.