Family Album - Waltham, MA

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1951-1952

Location Note

albums

GUSN

GUSN-313832

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beaches
bathing suits
vacations
families
pets
weddings
birthdays
celebrations
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Additional Identification Number

album number 280

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 11 x 14

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

2015

Reference Code

PC009.280

Acquisition Type

Gift

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)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other People

Smith , Eloise
Smith , Chester

Subjects

pets

Descriptive Terms

Waltham, Mass
Belgrade Lakes, Maine
Crystal Spring Camps
Lisbon Falls, Maine

Description Level

Item

Location Note

albums