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Skiing Pleasant Mountain

Posing at Pleasant Mountain, Bridgton, ca. 1955

Posing at Pleasant Mountain, Bridgton, ca. 1955

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Ski Museum of Maine

This photo underscores the appeal that skiing held for women after many of the sport's rougher edges had been removed or at least buffed smooth.

Skiing became a social scene and the publicity photos from that period reflected that set of values.