Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
4 x 5" gelatin silver negatives
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
"Tower Publishing Company, 1947" (1947). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 341.
Portland, Me., Deering Center, Businesses, Forest Avenue