Snapshots of family and friends in Massachusetts and New York

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1919-1933

Location Note

photo albums 230,231,238,239

GUSN

GUSN-193808

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Description

This leather-bound album holds 202 black-and-white snapshots from 1919-1933. Included are a number of shots of groups of girls taken throughout many years camping, playing, and traveling together. Also families and shots of individuals on Cape Cod, in Dorchester, Northfield, Massachusetts, and locations in New York and New Jersey. All clearly labeled with locations and people. Photographs include Camp Fire girls in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts and girls at a summer camp on lakes in Greenwood Lake and Arden, New York. Many show swimming and canoeing. There are beach scenes from Oak Bluffs and Wellfleet in Massachusetts and Asbury Park in New Jersey. Also buildings and people at Northfield Seminary. Outdoor winter scenes show people sledding and playing in the snow at Bear Mountain in New York.

Details

Descriptive Terms

summer camps
swimming
summer (season)
winter
canoes
bathing beaches
sleds
vacations
private schools (buildings)
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Additional Identification Number

album number 239

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

2008-03-21

Reference Code

PC009.239

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Northfield (Franklin county, Massachusetts)
Cape Cod (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [cape]
Massachusetts (United States)
Oak Bluffs (Martha's Vineyard, Dukes county, Massachusetts)
New York state (United States)
New Jersey (United States)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Descriptive Terms

Camping
beaches
Cape Cod
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Northfield, Massachusetts
New York
New Jersey
winter
summer
Campfire Girls
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
summer camp
Greenwood Lake, New York
Arden, New York
Asbury Park, New Jersey
Northfield Seminary
Bear Mountain, New York

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo albums 230,231,238,239