Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
125430 and 126082
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
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 hotel, 1974" (1974). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 644.
Portland, Me., Libbytown, Businesses, Congress Street, Menu