Film of band festival, Portland, ca. 1940

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This film excerpt shows high school bands including Portland, Deering, Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Berwick Academy, and Sanford parade down Park Avenue in Portland as part of a band festival.

The bands gathered at the Portland High School athletic fields behind the Exposition building. The bands came together for a combined concert.

The film was taken ca. 1940 by the Portland Engraving Company for the city of Portland.

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About This Item

  • Title: Film of band festival, Portland, ca. 1940
  • Creator: City of Portland Public Works
  • Creation Date: circa 1940
  • Subject Date: circa 1940
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: filmstrip, 16mm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4006, Video 38 excerpt
  • Collection: City of Portland, Maine film collection
  • Object Type: Moving Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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