[Photo Album]: Maine Family Album

[Wilton, Maine: 1920-1930].

Price: $375.00

Softcover. Oblong 16mo. Measuring 8.5" x 6". Retractable metal comb bound album with flexible cloth boards with "Memory Prints" in gilt on the front. Contains 21 gelatin silver photographs printed direct on each page measuring 6.5" x 4.5", with captions on the rear. The photo album of Ruth M. (Robbins) Adamo (1917-2014) lifelong resident of Wilton, Maine. Her father, Earl E. Robbins, was the town barber and her mother, Hazel M. Robbins, was a homemaker who ran boarding house. The album features various members of the Robbin's family: parents, aunts and uncles, family friends, and most notably Ruth's younger brother Earl "Buddy" Robbins, Jr., who is featured in a half dozen images with friends at the birthday party, in his band and boys scout uniforms, and with her as a toddler. There are also images of the family dogs and the Father Sébastien Rale memorial at the Norridgewock Battle site in Madison, Maine. Ruth graduated from Bates College in 1939 and served as reporter with *The Wilton Times*, *The Franklin Journal*, and "The Lewiston Daily Sun*. A charming view of a Maine family during the 1920 and 1930s.

Item #403357

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[Photo Album]: Maine Family Album. Ruth M. ROBBINS.