Portland Kiwanis Club swivel ladder climb, Scarborough, 1920

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Portland Kiwanis Club swivel ladder climb, Scarborough, 1920

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The Portland Kiwanis, a men's civic organization formed in 1917, held their second annual outing on the banks of the Scarborough River in August 1920. They feasted on a clambake dinner and participated in games and competitions. Alton Cropley, a Portland business owner, won the ladder climb, along with the $1 first prize.

The August 13th edition of the Portland Evening Express chronicled the second annual outing of the Portland Kiwanis Club.

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  • Title: Portland Kiwanis Club swivel ladder climb, Scarborough, 1920
  • Creation Date: 1920-08-07
  • Subject Date: 1920-08-07
  • Town: Scarborough
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.1692
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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