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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

125430 and 126082

Contributing Institution

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives


Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA

Creation Date


Format of Original

35mm gelatin silver negatives


Views of the Ramada Inn hotel, 1230 Congress Street. The hotel opened in June 1974, and included its own restaurant The Yankee Trader. The hotel subsequently became a Clarion hotel.

Top image: General view of the Ramada Inn under construction, from southeast- taken from the Western Promenade.
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 3 May 1974.

Bottom image: View from the Ramada Inn grand opening festivities. Left to right: William E. Bailey, president of the parent company Regal Inns; Elinor W. Drossel; Miss Maine, Margaret Ann Welch; Joseph W. Archiprete, general manager of the Ramada Inn.
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 13 June 1974.

See Additional Files links, below, for 1982 Yankee Trader MENUs.

Ramada Inn BREAKFAST - 1982.pdf (3104 kB)
Ramada Inn - Yankee Trader BREAKFAST MENU - 1982

Yankee Trader LUNCH - 1982.pdf (6575 kB)
Ramada Inn - Yankee Trader LUNCH MENU - 1982

Yankee Trader DINNER - 1982.pdf (6558 kB)
Ramada Inn - Yankee Trader DINNER MENU - 1982


Portland, Me., Libbytown, Businesses, Congress Street, Menu


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Rights Statement

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.