Summer so often means a chance to get together with family and friends. Since that has been so limited this summer, let’s take a look at a few past gatherings on the islands. For instance, the above photo » shows a 1990 graduation protocol very different from this year’s as Lilea Stockwell, after receiving her diploma, gets a warm hug from President Louis Rabineau.

This photo from the Tremont Historical Society collection shows 22 waitresses at the Seaside Inn in Seal Harbor, 1915. All their names were lovingly written on the back and are included in the Digital Archive record. Is there anyone you recognize, or to whom you are related? …view item

And this photo from Great Cranberry Island Historical Society shows the Cleaves family gathered for a reunion in September of 1954 …view item

~ Header Photo: “COA News, newsletter, Summer 1990” (PDF), College of the Atlantic …view item

Pauline is an active volunteer with The History Trust, focusing on technical issues and training. So, she has lots of reasons to search the History Trust Digital Archive and is delighted to share what she finds.