Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
93768B and 80465
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
4 x 5" gelatin silver negatives
Your Host diner, 591 Congress Street.
Left image: Full exterior view, from southeast. J.W. Minott Company florist (593 Congress Street) at left. Eastland Hotel (157 High Street) in left background.
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 23 September 1959.
Right image: Lucille Provencal, waitress at Your Host, operating the new Vaculator automatic coffee percolator.
"A touch of the starting button on the right brings automatic measuring and brewing and rinsing of the coffee grounds. A half-gallon of coffee- enough for 13 cups- is the end product. The coffee contained shown on top holds five pounds which will brew more than 13 gallons of java."
Photo and quotation published in the Evening Express, on 9 July 1955.
(Your Host had a second location at 47 Oak Street)
See Additional Files link (below) for a digitized complete Your Host menu.
"Your Host, 1955 and 1959" (1955). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 436.
Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Businesses, Congress Street, Menu