Family vacation album of unknown New England family

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1904-1914

Location Note

Box: Albums 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 268, 269

GUSN

GUSN-247051

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

children (people by age group)
vacations
families
fishing
boating
wedding dresses
skiing
swimming
beaches
leisure
mountains
Independence Day
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

Additional Identification Number

album number 257

Physical Description

photographic album of 109 black and white photographs; 5 1/4 x 7 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

November 2010

Reference Code

PC009.257

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

4 1/2 x 3 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

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)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

Subjects

Fishing
Children
Boat
Swimming
Leisure

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Box: Albums 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 268, 269