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Family vacation album of unknown New England family

PC009.257 (RS183545)

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.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1904-1914
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
November 2010
Physical Description
photographic album of 109 black and white photographs; 5 1/4 x 7 inches
Dimensions
4 1/2x 3 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 257
GUSN
247051
Reference Code
PC009.257

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Independence Day
beaches
boating
children (people by age group)
families
fishing
leisure
mountains
skiing
swimming
vacations
wedding dresses
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
Subjects
Boat
Children
Fishing
Leisure
Swimming
Places
White Mountains (New Hampshire) [mountains]
Chocorua Lake (Carroll county, New Hampshire) [lake]
Mount Chocorua (Carroll county, New Hampshire) [peak]
Newfound Lake (Grafton county, New Hampshire) [lake]
Milton (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
North Sutton (Merrimack county, New Hampshire)
Mount Kearsarge (Merrimack county, New Hampshire) [peak]
Harwich Port (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Westport Point (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Woonsocket (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Location Note
Box: Albums 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 268, 269

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