Miss Portland and Rotary Club, Poland Spring, 1923

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Miss Portland with the Rotary Club at the Poland Spring House, 1923. Beauty contests were made popular in 1921 by an Atlantic City, New Jersey, businessman who wanted to attract tourists to his hotel.

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  • Title: Miss Portland and Rotary Club, Poland Spring, 1923
  • Creation Date: 1923
  • Subject Date: 1923
  • Location: Poland Spring, Androscoggin County, ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 7.6 cm x 10.2 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.6696
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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