Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
123182-2 and PH 07 MAR 1986
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
120mm gelatin silver negative and 35mm gelatin silver negative
Views of Cross Jewelers, 570 Congress Street. Jeweler William Cross opened the business in 1908, and was succeeded in 1931 by his son Linwood Cross. Cross Jewelers continues as a family business, located in the Bickford Building (see this link for a 1954 view of the Congress Street block. The Bickford Building is at the right edge of the photo.).
Top image: Karen Brower with daffodils in window boxes, near Cross Jewelers sign.
Photo published in the Portland Press Herald, on 7 March 1986.
Bottom image: Cross Jewelers staff, in the store retail space (570 Congress Street).
Photo published in the Evening Express, on 3 August 1973.
"Cross Jewelers, 1973 and 1986" (1973). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 677.
Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Businesses, Congress Street