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Family vacation album of unknown New England family

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Title:
Family vacation album of unknown New England family
Description:
A family album of 109 black and white photographs from 1904-1914. Most of the photographs are of the White Mountain region of New Hampshire, including shots of Mt. Chocurua, Newfound Lake, Mount Kearsarge, "Belle Isle" and Bridgewater Hills, a cottage called "The Birches," and Lake Keyser. Other locations are winter scenes ( skiing) in East Milton, MA, beach vacation pictures from Harwichport, MA, Westport Point, North Sutton, NH, Portsmouth, NH, and a house at 74 Glen Road, Woonsocket, RI. Family is shown celebrating July 4th, recreating at the lake and beach and on boats, a series of photos of a baby from 6 months to 2 1/2 years old, children playing in the yard, fishing, and group of ladies sitting in a rowboat in Portsmouth, NH labeled "Clam-boil." A nice illustration of family leisure time and vacations.
Date:
1904–1914
Format:
Photographs
Albums/Scrapbooks
Genre:
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC009: Photograph albums collection
Subjects:
children (people by age group)
vacations
families
fishing
boating
wedding dresses
skiing
swimming
beaches
leisure
mountains
Independence Day
Fishing
Children
Boat
Swimming
Leisure
Places:
New HampshireWhite Mountains
New HampshireCarroll (county)Chocorua Lake
New HampshireCarroll (county)Chocorua, Mount (peak)
New HampshireGrafton (county)Newfound Lake
MassachusettsNorfolk (county)Milton
New HampshireMerrimack (county)Kearsarge, Mount (peak)
MassachusettsBarnstable (county)Harwich Port
MassachusettsBristol (county)Westport Point
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rhode IslandProvidence (county)Woonsocket
Extent:
photographic album of 109 black and white photographs; 5 1/4 x 7 inches
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Identifier:
247051
Call #:
PC009.257