News Office Storefront, Portland, ca. 1918

Maine Memory 18561.JPG

Title

News Office Storefront, Portland, ca. 1918

Description

Alexander Boothby in front of a newspaper storefront (likely the Portland "Evening Express") in Monument Square. The posters in the window outlined Spanish Flu casualties, WWI peace talks, women's division recruitment, war bonds and the Red Cross. The poster's content date this image between the Armistice in November 1918 and the Treaty of Versailles, signed in June 1919.

Date

1918

Contributor

Maine Historical Society

Citation

“News Office Storefront, Portland, ca. 1918,” Maine Contemporary Archives, accessed August 5, 2021, https://ourmainearchives.omeka.net/items/show/59.

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