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

The Guy Gannett Publishing Company was born; publishers of the Portland Press Herald, Waterville Morning Sentinel, and the Maine Farmer.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aerial Photography

… Eye In The Sky Slideshow In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

Guy Gannett and his father were avid aviators and followed current events relating to air travel intently, William Howard Gannett flew his plane all…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Icons & Influencers

Gannett capitalized on his personal love of photography, and his newspapers became nationally known for richly illustrated public interest stories.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 2 of 2

… byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Gannett Newspapers issued a special edition pictorial review of the disaster featuring images from…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Along the Waterfront

… news that the treasurer of the Portland Fish Co., Arthur Black was in Washington D.C. with a delegation to plead for aid for the fishing industry…

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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 - "Man on the Street"

1924Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media The Portland Evening Express ran a regular article called “We Have With Us”, and…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

Club, visited Portland in July 1925 for the annual convention. Many guests arrived over the weekend by train at the Grand Trunk Station on India…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 1 of 2

… photographs relating to crime & disaster in the Portland Press Herald Glass Plate Negative collection Like contemporary news coverage, the…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - 1925 National Governors' Association Convention

… staff were welcomed at the Maine State Pier in Portland with “Guns, Whistles, and Trumpets”. The guns were fired from Ft.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Wiscasset's Arctic Connection Schooner Bowdoin, backing off the pier, Wiscasset, 1926 View the Wiscasset's Arctic Connection Slide Show Text…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - "Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

… Society/Mainetoday Media From 1922 to 1945, the Portland Public Schools offered daytime "Americanization" classes for adult and school-aged…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 4 of 4

Secrets of a Salt Marsh. Portland, ME: Gannett Books, 1986. Southgate, William S. History of Scarborough from 1633 to 1853. Portland, ME, 1853.