Monthly Archives: March 2011

Launching the Lifeboat, Rockport, Mass., circa 1914

Here is a unique postcard showing the lifesaving crew launching the lifeboat, presumably to help a vessel in distress. I have to assume that the launching is taking place at the U.S. Life Saving Station at Gap Head. The postcard … Continue reading

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Dock Square, The Old Pool House and Entrance to Bearskin Neck, circa 1930

The postmark on this card says 1932 but everything else about it says the Roaring Twenties, from the cars to the flapper-style dresses on the women. The card was published by the Rockport Photo Bureau and printed by The Albertype … Continue reading

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