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Family Album - Waltham, MA

Description

Large bound photograph album possibly a family album of Chester and Eloise Smith of Waltham. 174 mostly black and white photographs from 1951-1952. Subjects include the summer vacation of Eloise Smith and Veronica Martowska to Vineyard Haven, MA. Mostly beach pictures with one showing Joseph Baldwin quahoging. Other pictures taken at 78 Hibiscus Avenue, Waltham, MA. These include parties with family and neighbors. Several pictures show the family dogs "Donnie and Cracker". There are also photographs from a vacation on Belgrade Lakes, Maine in Sept 1951 at the Crystal Spring Camps. Also a trip to Lisbon Falls, Maine. There are photographs of the Rock Garden in Waltham, baby pictures of Lillian Victoria Kimball with her father, grandfather and aunt ((Eloise Smith), other pictures of children, the wedding of Shirley and David Ream, and Thanksgiving at the home of Bess and George Ream at 56 hibiscus Avenue in Waltham (neighbors and possibly family?). An interesting picture of Bess and George Ream painting their house in September 1951. Album illustrates life in the early 1950s.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1951-1952
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
2015
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 11 x 14
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 280
GUSN
313832
Reference Code
PC009.280

Record details

Other People
Smith , Chester
Smith , Eloise
Descriptive Terms
Belgrade Lakes, Maine
Crystal Spring Camps
Lisbon Falls, Maine
Waltham, Mass
bathing suits
beaches
birthdays
celebrations
families
pets
vacations
weddings
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photograph albums
Subjects
pets
Places
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Belgrade Lakes (Kennebec county, Maine)
Martha's Vineyard (Dukes county, Massachusetts) [island]
Vineyard Haven (Martha's Vineyard, Dukes county, Massachusetts)
Lisbon Falls (Androscoggin county, Maine)
Location Note
albums

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