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
Views of workers in cake-baking and decorating department at the Cushman Baking Company, 107 Elm Street. [Click this link for exterior views of the bakery.]
Top photo: Cake decorators Alden Noyes, Raymond Taylor, Angie Brown. The angel food cakes on the racks represent a half-day's work for the decorators' creations with "artistic scrolls, flutings, ribbons, and flower designs."
Bottom photo: Alden Noyes mixing cake frosting for the bakers' cake scroll work. The Cushman's cake department also make wedding cakes, including a 5-tier designed to serve 350 people.
Photos published in the Portland Sunday Telegram, on 12 November 1950
"Cushman Baking Company cake department, 1950" (1950). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 418.
Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Bayside, Elm Street, Congress Street, Businesses