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Historical Items

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Item 15418

Evening Express motorboat, Portland, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1922 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 11436

Newspaper columnist Harold Boyle, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982-08-26 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 11428

"Evening Express" building, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Eye in the Sky

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.

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

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.

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A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

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.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Sports

The Portland Press Herald Glass Plate Collection contains many examples of sports photography, from high school sports to photographs of famous…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Icons & Influencers

The Portland Evening Express was a Maine pioneer in this new publication style. The paper began featuring photographs under owner Colonel Fred Dow…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection

The Evening Express had the largest circulation in the city, and leveraged this by charging exorbitant advertising rates.