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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Format of Original

120mm gelatin silver negative

Creation Date

5-10-1962

Description

View of children playing along Oxford Street sidewalks and roadway, from northeast (looking southwest). Oxford Street, at center and right. Mayo Street in right background.

ADDITIONAL IMAGE [SEE LINK BELOW] shows children playing along Oxford Street curb.

Article caption:

“Bayside Project Three Years Old”

“Much of the project area still contains blighting influences- disabled automobiles, rundown buildings, vacant lots, and the scars of vandalism. Among the chief problems is the existence of houses which have been spared on the condition that owners bring them up to standard. In many cases, the owners have given up and the Portland Renewal Authority has stepped in and torn the buildings down, creating new vacant lots...”

Photo published in the Evening Express, on 10 May 1962.

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CHILDREN PLAYING ON OXFORD STREET

Keywords

Portland, Me., East End, Bayside, Portland Renewal Authority, Urban renewal

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