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Item 23863

Title: McMillan Vacation School of Fine Arts advertisement, 1933

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts

Date: 1933

Location: Belgrade Lakes

Media: Ink on paper

Item 12393

Title: McMillan School of Fine Arts Vacation School entrance, Rome, 1933

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts

Date: 1933

Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes

Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure

Item 12386

Title: Hiker, McMillan School of Fine Arts Vacation School, Rome, 1933

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts

Date: 1933

Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes

Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure

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Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Exhibit

Samoset Hotel, Rockland, ca. 1930

Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

Exhibit

Dining hall at Camp Winnebago, 1957

Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.

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Site

Waterfront, Camp Runoia, 1951

Camp Runoia

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Site

Camp Winnebago recording of Carry On

Camp Winnebago

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Site

Mansion House, Poland Spring, 1884

Poland Spring Preservation Society

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