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Collection

Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

EX 19 AUG 1983 and TL 07 NOV 1999

Format of Original

35mm gelatin silver negative and 35mm color negative

Creation Date

8-19-1983

Description

Views of Howard C. Reiche Community School, 166 Brackett Street.
Named after a longtime Portland High School principal, Reiche School was built in 1973, as the magnet elementary school and community center for the West End and Parkside neighborhoods. Part of the school's footprint covered over the former Varnum Street, Bradford Street, and the portion of Spruce Street between Clark Street and Brackett Street.
[Images of school groups at the opening of Reiche School, autumn 1973, at this link.]

Top photo: Exterior view of Reiche School, from northeast.
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 19 August 1983.

Bottom photo: Interior view of Reiche School, showing the "open classroom" style of school design which was popular in the early 1970s.
Photo published in the Maine Sunday Telegram, on 7 November 1999.

Keywords

Portland, Me., West End, Schools

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.