Creator

Leyland Whipple

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Subject Date

April 30, 1911

Description

This hand-colored lantern slide shows the Bangor Public Library catching fire in 1911. The library's collection, valued at $300,000, as well as that of the Bangor Historical Society, was entirely lost. Also pictured are the Bangor Savings Bank and Fred T. Hall & Co, grocers. Many of the spectators are still dressed in their Sunday best.

Collection Name

Whipple Lantern Slide Collection, Whipple #20

Keywords

Fire 1911, fire, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Historical Society, Fred T Hall Company, grocers, Bangor Savings Bank

Location

Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine

Medium

Lantern Slide

Dimensions

6.8 x 7.5 (cm)

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Keywords

Fire 1911, fire, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Historical Society, Fred T Hall Company, grocers, Bangor Savings Bank

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