Marguerite Staples on "Ice cream socials," Swan's Island, ca. 1930

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Marguerite Staples talks about going to ice cream socials when she was growing up on Swan's Island in the 1930s. The socials were part of the music and dance fabric of island life.

Interview taken in 2010.

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  • Title: Marguerite Staples on "Ice cream socials," Swan's Island, ca. 1930
  • Creator: Staples, Marguerite
  • Creation Date: 2010
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Town: Swan's Island
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Mp3
  • Collection: Islanders at Play
  • Object Type: Sound Recording

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Swan's Island Educational Society
c/o Swan's Island Historical Society, POB 86, Swan's Island, ME 04685
(207) 526-4279

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