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Item 52001

Title: "Salle de Recreation" at Marie-Joseph Academy, Biddeford Pool, ca. 1950

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1950

Location: Biddeford

Media: postcard

Item 8897

Title: MGH Donkey Baseball Game, 1950

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives

Date: 1950-06-20

Location: Portland

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 6453

Title: Macomber Playground, Augusta, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: circa 1935

Location: Augusta

Media: Silver gelatin print

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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

Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

Exhibit

Bowdoin College baseball team, c. 1896

Summer's Favorite Game

Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.

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Site

Holmberg Aerial Survey, Katahdin, 1937

Baxter State Park

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Site

Acadia National Park, ca. 1920

Maine Forest Service

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Site

Green Mountain Tea House, ca. 1880

Acadia National Park

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