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Creating Portland
History and Place in Northern New England
Joseph Conforti, ed.

University of New Hampshire Press



Contents

Acknowledgments
• Introduction: Placing Portland -
Joseph A. Conforti
Formerly Machegonne, Dartmouth, York, Stogummor, Casco, and Falmouth: Portland as a Contested Frontier in the Seventeenth Century - Emerson W. Baker
Thriving and Elegant Town: Eighteenth-Century Portland as Commercial Center - Charles P. M. Outwin
Falmouth, the American Revolution, and the Price of Moderation - James S. Leamon
Longfellow’s Portland - Charles Calhoun
• Comunidad Escondida
: Latin American Influences in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Portland - David Carey Jr.
Picturing Place: Portland and the Visual Arts - Donna M. Cassidy
Writing Portland: Literature and the Production of Place - Kent C. Ryden
Working Portland: Women, Class, and Ethnicity in the Nineteenth Century - Eileen Eagan
“What They Lack in Numbers”: Locating Black Portland, 1870–1930 - Maureen Elgersman Lee
Creating and Preserving Portland’s Urban Landscape, 1885–1925 - Earle G. Shettleworth Jr.
From Declining Seaport to Liberty City: Portland During Depression and War - Joel W. Eastman
Creating a “Gay Mecca”: Lesbians and Gay Men in Late-Twentieth-Century Portland - Howard M. Solomon
Epilogue: Maine, New England, and American City - Joseph A. Conforti
Contributors
• Index

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