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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

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Still Image

Call number of Original

PH 21 DEC 1998

Format of Original

35mm color negatives

Creation Date

12-21-1998

Description

Views of True Buddha Society of Maine, 551 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough.
The Buddhist center opened in 1998 as the first Buddhist temple in Greater Portland, serving a community of ethnic Chinese Buddhists from a variety of Asian nations, including China, Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia.
Master Lian Ch'uan, in gold robes and sacred headdress, is in the lower left photo.
Monica Cheng Bouchied drums during a ceremony, in the photo at right.

Photos published in the Portland Press Herald, on 21 December 1998

Keywords

Greater Portland area, Scarborough, Me., Houses of worship, Buddhist temples, Buddhism, Asian Community

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.