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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

88197 (left), and 88140 (right)

Contributing Institution

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives


Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, USA

Creation Date


Format of Original

4 x 5" gelatin silver negatives


Views from the Animal Refuge League, 449 Stroudwater Street, shortly after their relocation from 1 Pleasant Street. The Animal Refuge League was incorporated in 1911, and former Maine Governor Percival P. Baxter's philanthropy helped construct the newer and larger shelter in Westbrook in 1956-57.

Left image: Barbara Blumenthal and Mary Healy, at the building's entrance, with puppies.
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 27 September 1957.

Right image: Armit Chapman and Dee Dee Dana, with kittens.
Photo published in the Portland Press Herald, on 23 September 1957.

See Additional Files link, below for a photograph of former Maine Governor Percival P. Baxter with Martha Crane and Roland Ives, with charity collection boxes for the Animal Refuge League. The photo was published in the Portland Press Herald, on 27 September 1957.

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Governor Baxter with two children, publicizing Animal Refuge League tag day, 27 SEP 1957


Westbrook, Me., Stroudwater


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Rights Statement

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.