Curtis Chewing Gum Factory, Portland, ca. 1900

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Curtis Chewing Gum Factory, Portland, ca. 1900

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Workers inside the Curtis Chewing Gum factory on Fore Street in Portland, circa 1900.

The women are packing the small packages of gum in shipping boxes.

Gum was made from spruce sap.

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  • Title: Curtis Chewing Gum Factory, Portland, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Local Code: 1992.17.169
  • Collection: Portland Harbor Museum, Angell Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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