V. W. Libby and two of his prize Silver Laced Wyandottes, South Portland, 1926

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V. W. Libby and two of his prize Silver Laced Wyandottes, South Portland, 1926

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V.W. Libby was a retired salesman from South Portland who picked up the hobby of raising fancy poultry while traveling extensively in western Canada. In this article, an expert from Sweden ordered some of his poultry to bring back to their homeland to improve the native stock. He is quoted “Yes sir, South Portland’s chickens are scratching Swedish soil today.”
This article was published in the Portland Press Herald, November 3, 1926.

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  • Title: V. W. Libby and two of his prize Silver Laced Wyandottes, South Portland, 1926
  • Creation Date: 1926-11-03
  • Subject Date: 1926-11-03
  • Location: South Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.14104
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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