Beach-goers, Ogunquit, ca. 1955

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Beach-goers, Ogunquit, ca. 1955

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This couple posed for George W. French at a beach in Ogunquit.

French worked as a photographer for the Maine Development Commission from 1936-1955. He was responsible for capturing Maine's economic and recreational scenes.

A native of Kezar Falls and a 1908 graduate of Bates College, French taught school in Maine and Massachusetts and worked for the Boy Scouts of America in New Jersey before becoming a professional photographer.

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About This Item

  • Title: Beach-goers, Ogunquit, ca. 1955
  • Creator: French, George Washington
  • Creation Date: circa 1955
  • Subject Date: circa 1955
  • Town: Ogunquit
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: color reversal film
  • Dimensions: 17.5 cm x 12.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4015, Box 7
  • Collection: George French and Fred Philpot photograph collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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