Item #16775 Vintage Photo Album of Young Woman who Visits Colleges including Colby College and University of Maine and Travels around Maine, includes sports and a bi-wing airplane. 1912-1920. Women College, Photo Album.
Vintage Photo Album of Young Woman who Visits Colleges including Colby College and University of Maine and Travels around Maine, includes sports and a bi-wing airplane. 1912-1920
Vintage Photo Album of Young Woman who Visits Colleges including Colby College and University of Maine and Travels around Maine, includes sports and a bi-wing airplane. 1912-1920
Vintage Photo Album of Young Woman who Visits Colleges including Colby College and University of Maine and Travels around Maine, includes sports and a bi-wing airplane. 1912-1920
Vintage Photo Album of Young Woman who Visits Colleges including Colby College and University of Maine and Travels around Maine, includes sports and a bi-wing airplane. 1912-1920
Vintage Photo Album of Young Woman who Visits Colleges including Colby College and University of Maine and Travels around Maine, includes sports and a bi-wing airplane. 1912-1920
Vintage Photo Album of Young Woman who Visits Colleges including Colby College and University of Maine and Travels around Maine, includes sports and a bi-wing airplane. 1912-1920

Vintage Photo Album of Young Woman who Visits Colleges including Colby College and University of Maine and Travels around Maine, includes sports and a bi-wing airplane. 1912-1920

Photo Album

[Photo Album] [Women's Education] Young lady’s photo album of colleges and life in Maine in the 1910s including Colby College and University of Maine. 187 original silver gelatin prints. Various sizes, from 1.5 x 3.5 inches to 3.5 x 5.5 inches. Photos dated from 1912-1920. Original cloth boards. 42 pages. The album contains pictures from all over southern Maine including Portland, Waterville, Lamoine, Boothbay, North Pond, and Ogunquit; also some photos from Texas, Florida, and New Hampshire.Three different universities are represented in the album, including Colby College. A figure in a trench coat holding a briefcase is identified as “Prof. Johnson Colby ’18”. Next to this are two photos with “Hurrah for A.T.O.”, the fraternity Alpa Tau Omega. Photo of “Nasson Institute 1912,” the year it was founded. Nasson was a two-year women’s college in Springvale, ME. On the next page, a photo of a wintery outdoor walk identifies the participants, including Dean Hunt a female school administrator. Another photo of a building is identified as the Phi Eta Kappa fraternity house at “U. of M.” (University of Maine); on the same page, a young man “Herbert” wears a graduation cap and gown.

Women are active in all these photos, snowshoeing in wintery landscapes in one photo, and one images shows a pair of girls with a tennis racket: “Are we in it, well I guess?” Also includes many photos of daily life, such as ”Picnic to the quarry”, “Clam Bake”, “Hot Dog Roast,” and going “Off for a Ride” in early Model T cars. One shows a man in WWI-era military dress identified with the nickname “Adrian Old Top”. Another figure is nicknamed “Texas Bill” and poses with a bi-wing airplane called “his machine”. Two photos show 3 girls reading on the roof of their house, “The Sun Porch”. A second photo shows how they got up and down from the spot—in the arms of a strong man who lifted them to the roof. Includes many photos of children from Sunday school class, on bicycles, and performing “Pied Piper” and “Red Riding Hood” in a pageant. 3 small holes lower right quadrant of fabric on front cover. Very good condition.

Item #16775

Price: $485.00