South Berwick, Eliot, and Waterboro, Maine, ca. 1949

Collection Type

  • Photography


ca. 1949

Location Note

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



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A black bound album with 16 black and white photographs in plastic sleeves and 12 loose black and white photographs of subjects in and around South Berwick, Maine, taken around 1949. Presumed to be the work of Theodore Libbey of South Berwick, Maine. Two of the photographs show Ted Libbey, one in which he is writing a thank you note to the photo contest editor at The Boston Post showing the check and prize winning photograph, dated July 1949.

Subjects in this album include photos of various fire departments at the Firemen's Field Day and parade, September 10, 1949, Class Day Exercises of the class of 1949 at Eliot High School (Maine), East Eliot Methodist Church, several unidentified churches and homes, and artistic shots of snow scenes.


Descriptive Terms

fire stations
high schools (buildings)
churches (buildings)
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

Additional Identification Number

album number 259

Physical Description

1 photograph album and loose photos ; 9 5/8 x 11 1/2 inches

Collection Code


Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition


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Acquisition Type


Credit Line

Gift of David M. Dwiggins


South Berwick (York county, Maine)
Waterboro (York county, Maine)
East Eliot (York county, Maine)
Eliot (York county, Maine)

Record Details


Probably Libbey, Theodore (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

Other Organizations

South Berwick Fire Department
Waterboro Fire Department
Eliot High School (Eliot, Maine)
East Eliot Methodist Church (East Eliot, Maine)

Description Level


Location Note

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