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Maine Development Commission


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Photo of people at a summer resort in Maine. In the foreground, two older woman talk with an older man on a porch. In the background, people on lawn with shingle-style summer home in the distance. Image was included in a 1939 publication from the Maine Development Commission titled, "Maine Recreational Copy and Pictures." The publication was evidently mailed out to newspaper and magazine editors to promote travel stories related to Maine.

Caption on the back of the photo reads: "Maine resort establishments such as this are famous for their hospitality, food, cleanliness and for the many recreational advantages that they afford."

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Maine; Tourism; Publicity; Summer; Resort; Shingle Style


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