Photo Album of East Coast & Canadian tourism by automobile from 1923-1936.
1923-1936. An adventurous couples' photo album showing over 200 snapshots as they traveled by car throughout New England and up to Canada. The book begins in 1928, and subsequent photos additions are not quite consecutive, but shots of 1923 later in the album may have been a honeymoon trip. One car is a convertible Packard, and another possibly a hard top Ford.
Featured are Lake George, Lake Placid, Quebec, New Hampshire, Camp Devens, USMA Football, the Adirondacks, Valley Forge & Gettysburg, cars and car accidents, and biplanes.
1923: small shots of the couple at a lake with canoe, then a rollover car accident.
1928: Camp Devens; Lake George, NY; Saratoga Springs, NY.
1929: Rye Beach, NH; Putnam, CT; Cape Neddick, ME; Portsmouth, Concord MA; airplane has forced landing ??, Skowhegan, ME; Chaudire River.
1930: on the Mable E II (boat); Bashbish Falls, MA.
1931, Army game at West Point, NY; Mt. Tom, MA; Chaudiere River Quebec; Montmorency Falls, Quebec; St Anne de Beaupre Church; Thousand Islands, Kingston ONT; Niagara Falls; Howe Caverns, NY; Mohawk Trail, Monterey, MA.
1932: Statue of Liberty, NY; Yale Army Game, Yale-Harvard Boat Race.
1933: Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid, Lake Oareau/Laurentian Mts., Echo Lake.
1934: Plymouth Rock; Windham, ME; Sebago Lake, ME; Mistassibi River Quebec; Franconia Notch, NH.
1935: Valley Forge and Gettysburg, PA; Charleston, W. VA and Norris Dam,Tennessee.
1936: Umbagog Lake, NH.
The adventurous couple remains nameless, however, they mention some friends in a few shots, "Helen and Tom joined us, Mt. Tom 1931", "Scassel (?), Rip, Stycko & Motsie in Monterey, Mass." One loosely inserted newspaper clipping dated 8/15/43 (?) 'Two Portland Men Selected for Photo Contest Awards" naming Jim Leadbetter, Linwood Lamson, Norman Curtis, Katherine Anderson.
11 x 7 1/4", black photo album, card covers, string tied, most images 4 1/2 x 2 3/4", a few 2 3/4 x 2". Images in very good condition affixed with photo corners, many pages loose from album, pages chipped at edges. Very good condition. Item #27808