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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

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Still Image

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Contributing Institution

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives


Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA

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35mm gelatin silver negative


Interior view of Olde Port Museum, located on the 2nd floor of 5-27 Custom House Wharf (beginning in July 1972), in the Old Port. Their motto was "Preserving our nautical past and present for the future. The Museum was organized ca.1970, and existed until 1975.

Photo caption: "Miss Anne Peterson, receptionist and volunteer worker at the Olde Port Museum, tries out one of the functional exhibits which Museum officials hope youngsters will find interesting. The Museum, for nearly two years without a home, finally opened today at a 3,000-square-foot loft on Custom House Wharf. relics from a Swedish warship sunk in 1628 highlight the opening exhibit."

Photo published in the Evening Express, on 17 July 1972.

Olde Port Museum newsletters can be downloaded at this link.


Portland, Me., Old Port, Custom House Wharf

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Rights Statement

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.