Portland s development in the era from 1890 to 1950 is characterized by a 1911 statement that as a bustling commercial center, an attractive place of residence, and a beautiful summer resort, Portland looms big. The city s leadership role as a major publishing nexus for early-20th-century American postcards accounts for the quality and quantity of the period images produced by firms such as Chisholm, Leighton, and Morris. Featuring many never-before-published views from the extensive collection of the Maine Historic ...

Portland 2007, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738550336

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