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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

97858D-3

Format of Original

4 x 5" gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

5-12-1961

Description

Full exterior view of Green Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 46 Sheridan Street, from east. Monument Street at left. Sheridan Street at right.
The church was built in 1914 and named after Moses Green, who escaped from slavery. The Portland Abyssinian Society dates back to 1828.

Photo published in the Evening Express, on 12 May 1961.

Keywords

Portland, Me., East End, Munjoy Hill, Houses of worship, Churches, African-American Community

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.