This collection contains a wooden photograph album and three packets of loose photographs of African American women on vacation in Maine –about 15 women and a total of 112 photos. They might have been traveling to Maine for a church group gathering [suggested by multiple photos of the All Saints by the Sea Church] or as a women’s group vacationing in Maine. Many locations are identifiable as being along the Mid-coast. Many of the photos are of Pemaquid Point, Boothbay Harbor, the shore line, and boats. The date range is 1940s and 50s.
Please cite as: African American Maine Photograph Album, African American Collection of Maine, Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine, University of Southern Maine Libraries.
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