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Item 66381

Title: Tourist postcard of Brunswick, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1935

Location: Brunswick

Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 66215

Title: All Souls Church, Bangor, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1935

Location: Bangor

Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 66380

Title: Brunswick High School, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1935

Location: Brunswick

Media: Linen texture postcard

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

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."