Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
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120mm gelatin silver negative
Exterior views of 51 Parris Street (left), and 49 Parris Street (center), from west.
[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.
"51 Parris Street and 49 Parris Street, 1961" (2020). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 134.
Portland, Me., Bayside, Urban Renewal, Parris Street