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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

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Still Image

Call number of Original

PH 9 NOV 1999

Format of Original

35mm color negatives

Creation Date

11-9-1999

Description

Joe Wigon Office Supplies store, 18 Free Street.

Top image: Exterior view of store sign.
Bottom image: Portrait of Sally Silverman Wigon, business owner and daughter of founder Joe Wigon. The office supplies and fixtures store began in 1932, at 28 Free Street.
Having grown up with the family business, "As an infant, she was in a carton in the window," Sally Wigon said. Even years later, "I would have people come up to me and say, 'Whatever happened to that kid in the window?' "

Photos published in the Portland Press Herald, on 9 November 1999.

Keywords

Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Businesses, Free Street

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