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Portland City Directory advertisement, 1871

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Portland City Directory advertisement, 1871

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Ar Foo Fong came to Portland in 1860 to work for George C. Shaw in his store on Middle Street, helping customers select teas. By 1871, he had his own store, the Chinaman's Tea & Coffee Store on Congress Street. This is an advertisement in the Portland City Directory, 1871, page 354.

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  • Title: Portland City Directory advertisement, 1871
  • Creator: Portland City Directory
  • Creation Date: 1871
  • Subject Date: 1871
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: MxP837.1
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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