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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

17042

Format of Original

4 x 5" gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

11-19-1939

Description

View of entrance and marquee of the Civic Theatre, 477 Congress Street, in anticipation of the theatre's grand opening (20 November 1939). The opening production was the San Carlo Opera Company performance of "Madame Butterfly," "Featuring the Sensational Japanese Soprano Hizi Koyoke."
Banner at front of marquee reads, "The Maine Civic Theatre."
Town Taxi Company cab at right.

Photo published in the Portland Sunday Telegram, on 19 November 1939.

Keywords

Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Bayside, Theaters, Congress Street

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.