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Item 21192

Title: Building of Arts in Bar Harbor

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 21315

Title: Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Acadia National Park

Date: circa 1925

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Photograph

Item 21193

Title: Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, 1915

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

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Exhibit

Girls playing basketball, Naples, ca. 1930

Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

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

Rosamond Weston Eddy bookplate, ca. 1925

Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

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Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.

Site

Jewelry Box

Abbe Museum

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.