Downtown Portland, ca. 1936

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Downtown Portland, ca. 1936

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Gannett Publishing Co. was well known for their broad and extensive use of photography in their publications; they were especially active in aerial photography and owned several company planes for this purpose.

The Gannett family were also well known aviation enthusiasts, air travel was often the preferred method of travel for Guy Gannett and his father William Gannett.

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  • Title: Downtown Portland, ca. 1936
  • Creation Date: circa 1936
  • Subject Date: circa 1936
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.611
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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