Portsmouth Shopping Circa 1904
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Women window Shopping in Portsmouth (c) Strawbery Banke Museum on SeacoastNH.com
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Portsmouth was recently designated among the best shopping sites in New England. Here in 1904 two women window shop on Congress St. for bonnets next to a display of fresh bananas at Joseph Dondero’s fruit store. Paintings, books, sheet music and shoes are also in evidence as a peanut vendor turns the crank on his roaster.


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Shopping on Congress St in Portsmouth, NH 1904 (c) Strawbery Banke Museum on SeacoastNH.com

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Joseph Donder's Fruit Store in Portsmouth, NH 1904/ Strawbery Banke Archive

Peanut vendor 1904 Portsmouth, NH (c) Strawbery Banke Museum on SeacoastNH.com