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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

48319, 48320

Format of Original

4 x 5" gelatin silver negatives

Creation Date

2-18-1947

Description

Workers at Tower Publishing Company (Fred L. Tower Companies), 795 Forest Avenue, preparing the 1947 Portland City Directory.

Left Image: Mrs. Ella R. Haskell; Miss Seba A. Orff; Miss Mary A. Ricchio, left to right, sorting 250,000 listing cards which will later undergo 12 sorting procedures.
Right Image: Arthur T. Spring, president of Tower Publishing, holding an Portland's first directory (1823).

Photos published in the Evening Express, on 18 February 1947


Additional photo (link below) shows the 1947 Portland City Directory, at Portland Public Library

1947 Portland City Directory.JPG (13154 kB)
1947 Portland City Directory : pictures of the book

Keywords

Portland, Me., Deering Center, Businesses, Forest Avenue

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.