Keywords: Portland Evening Express (newspaper)
In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.
During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.
Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.
The Portland Press Herald Glass Plate Collection contains many examples of sports photography, from high school sports to photographs of famous…
The Portland Evening Express was a Maine pioneer in this new publication style. The paper began featuring photographs under owner Colonel Fred Dow…
The Evening Express had the largest circulation in the city, and leveraged this by charging exorbitant advertising rates.