MIT students at Camp Cunningham (1917)

This publicity photograph was taken at a summer camp in East Machias, Maine, called Camp Cunningham.  The camp was organized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to provide military-style training to students after their sophomore year.  The decision to organize the camp was made after the United States entered World War I in April... Continue Reading →

“Maud’s Family”

This 1909 school portrait came from the same small Maine album that "Two Good Friends" did in the previous post.  Both titles are written in the album. Click on the images below to enlarge them.    

“Two Good Friends”

This snapshot is in a small album I bought in Cornish, Maine.  The cover of the album has a dedication: "To Dad from Burt and Alice, Christmas 1909."  Each page in the album has a photo glued to it and a title written in a neat hand under the photo.  This page was titled "Two... Continue Reading →

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