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Item 66122

Maine publicity postcard, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1935

Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 66118

Sportsman's paradise postcard, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1935

Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 66093

Maine tourist postcard, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1935

Media: linen texture postcard

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Main Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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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."

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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - SEE NOTES "John Bunyon's Dream Story". Publishers promotional postcard. 1913.

Publishers promotional postcard. 1913. Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description Advertisement postcard for a children's book…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - SEE NOTES "Jaffery" a new novel. Publisher's promotion postcard.

Publisher's promotion postcard. Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description Publishers often sent postcards promoting their new…

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Postcard with Asticou Maine postmark, 1906

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Savage Family Hotel Page Images -III

Savage Family Hotel Page Images -III Postcard with Asticou Maine postmark, 1906 Item 81722 infoMount Desert Island Historical Society