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

… Association Convention View the National Governors' Convention Slideshow, 1925 On Monday June 29, 1925, over 20 of the nations Governors

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

Many guests arrived over the weekend by train at the Grand Trunk Station on India Street. The convention was held at Portland City Hall (Merrill…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… statehood, eventually chairing the constitutional convention in 1819 and becoming the State’s first governor in 1820 (see King exhibit at…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

… more on the process and matters discussed in the convention, see Banks, Maine Becomes a State, 148-183 and Webb, Lee, “Maine’s Constitution: A…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Final Vote

… For several months after the heated Brunswick Convention, separation was only a whisper. Yet by February 1818, the issue was brought up again—and…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - 1790s: A Growing Movement

In haste, only a small delegation showed up at a convention at the courthouse in Portland. With no delegates from Washington or Hancock counties…

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

… from the typical "man on the street," to the Governor of the state. Photography and photo journalism became a major focus for Guy Gannett, and…

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

Crime & Disaster Crime & Disaster A selection of photographs relating to crime & disaster in the Portland Press Herald Glass Plate Negative…

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

Crime & Disaster This was the fourth school fire in Portland in 1921 and was of unknown origin. It started in the library, which did not have a…

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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 - Aerial Photography

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

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Sports

Sports High School Sports View a High School Sports Slideshow Sports, as in newspapers around the globe, occupied a prominent role in the…