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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

TL 31 JUL 1994 fr18

Contributing Institution

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives


Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA

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Format of Original

35mm color negative


Martha Elkus and Bill Harris, owners of Big Sky Bread Company, 536 Deering Avenue, displaying some of the many types of breads and rolls produced in the bakery. Big Sky bakery located in the former Portland Fire Department Engine Company 8 firehouse (built in 1907), opened for business in 1994.

Quoted in the Maine Sunday Telegram, "They use Maine honey as a sweetener, and no sugar, preservatives, or oil. The label on whole wheat honey lists wheat, water, honey, salt, yeast. It is short, Elkus notes, 'and you can pronounce all the words.'"

Photo published in the Maine Sunday Telegram, on 31 July 1994


Portland, Me., Deering Center, Woodfords Corner, Deering Avenue, Businesses

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Rights Statement

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.