B.H. Anderson - Portland, Me. to Portland, Ore. (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1913

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B.H. Anderson - Portland, Me. to Portland, Ore.


1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

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Photo shows B.H. Anderson, former general secretary of the board of trade of Butler, Pennsylvania who walked from Portland, Maine to Portland, Oregon leading a donkey. Location depicted is the corner of Fore Street and Exchange Street, Portland, Maine. (Source: Flickr Commons Project, 2009 and New Castle News, September 5, 1913)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.12565

Call Number: LC-B2- 2641-2


Owner: The Library of Congress
Source: Flickr Commons
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    Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )

    • 20/Dec/2008 02:20:47

    I have found an entire article ad posted it to my account: www.flickr.com/photos/richard_arthur_norton/3121129473/ B. H. Andersen was the former general secretary of the board of trade of Butler, Pennsylvania. He left Portland, Maine on March 4, 1931 toward Portland, Oregon leading a donkey. Sources: New Castle News - September 5, 1913, New Castle, Pennsylva... "... As a result of his folly Anderson started Portland Maine on inauguration ... yesterday to walk the entire distance to Portland Oregon Which he agreed to ..." Oakland Tribune - March 4, 1913, Oakland, California "... Donkey on Long Hike Portland, Maine marching a donkey and intending to walk from Portland Maine to Portland Oregon. B H Andersen former general secretary ... "

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    • 24/Dec/2008 01:35:20

    Maybe it's the original bumper sticker.

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    Mitchel25J (44 million + Views Thank You )

    • 03/Jan/2009 01:02:08

    Location is the corner of Fore Street and Exchange Street Portland Maine

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    The Library of Congress

    • 05/Jan/2009 20:20:25

    Richard Arthur Norton (1958-) and Mitchel25: Thank you for your additional information. We will add it and upload the description.

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    In Memoriam: Wystan

    • 06/Sep/2010 04:27:08

    Richard, you have transposed the digits of "1913"