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Dreamland, Tunbridge, Vermont, 1963

PC044.TMP.026 (RS81105)

Description

Reed visited Vermont's Tunbridge Fair, camera in hand, on several occasions. In 1964, Vermont Life published a major photo-essay on the fair, which the editors referred to as "Vermont's own" World's Fair. The fair had a well-earned reputation for being the place where Vermonters let their hair down. A group of five people, three men and two women, sit on the steps outside the dance hall Dreamland. An advertisement for Coca-Cola hangs above the door, on which hangs posters publicizing that evening's dance.

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Details

Collection Name
Verner Reed photographic collection, 1950-1972
Collection Code
PC044
Dates
1963
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
194067
Reference Code
PC044.TMP.026

Record details

Originator
Reed, Verner, 1923-2006 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
dance halls
events
fairs
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Coca-Cola
Places
Tunbridge (Orange county, Vermont)
Places (Buildings)
Dreamland
Notes
Included in the exhibition, A Changing World: New England in the Photographs of Verner Reed, 1950-1972.

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