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Alexander Boothby in front of a newspaper storefront (likely the Portland "Evening Express") in Monument Square. The posters in the window outlined Spanish Flu casualties, WWI peace talks, women's division recruitment, war bonds and the Red Cross. The poster's content date this image between the Armistice in November 1918 and the Treaty of Versailles, signed in June 1919.
About This Item
- Title: News office storefront, Portland, ca. 1918
- Creation Date: circa 1918
- Subject Date: circa 1918
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Glass negative
- Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.17637 (Print: Photographs--Portland--Newspapers)
- Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Flu epidemic
- Portland Evening Express
- Spanish flu
- War Savings Stamps
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