Alfred Morten playing the banjo, ca. 1935

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During the Great Depression in the 1930s, small concerts were popular to people who faced the hardships of the depression. People like Alfred Morten dressed up and played instruments like the banjo on stage for a small audience.

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  • Title: Alfred Morten playing the banjo, ca. 1935
  • Creation Date: circa 1935
  • Subject Date: circa 1935
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 10.2 cm x 12.7 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.2750
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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