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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

123182-2 and PH 07 MAR 1986

Contributing Institution

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives


Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA

Creation Date


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.


Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Businesses, Congress Street

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Rights Statement

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.