Carr Collection

This collection of seven binders of fantastic postcards all about Biddeford–from the Saco to the sea–is organized by subject. The cards were numbered in the original order in which Mr. Carr arranged the collection. Below is a subject list, by binder, with the range of postcard numbers contained in each.

Volume 1 (1-223)
Churches
Schools
Library
Hospitals

Volume 2 (224-454)
City Square
City Hall
Hotel Thacher
Main Street
Fires
[label missing – Transportation?]
Trade + Business
Lodges

Volume 3 (455-684)
Post Office
Saco + Pettee
Pepperell Mfg.
Mills + River
Cataract Falls
Spring’s Island
Upper Saco
Bideford [Devon, England]
Saco River
Turnpike
Suburbs
Motels
Clifford Park [+ West Brook]
People

Volume 4 (685-905)
Hills Beach
Lower Saco R.
Stage Island
Wood Island
Old Pool Rd.
Diner
Bridge Rd.
Aerial views
Fort Hill
The Gut

Volume 5 (906-1132)
B. Pool Wharves
The Inn
B. Pool Homes
B. Pool Folks
Evans/Ocean View Hotel
Eagle’s Nest
“Cottages”

Volume 6 (1133-1290)
Stretch
Fortune’s Rocks
Who Knows?

Volume 7 (1291-1472)
Abenakee Club
Life Saving Station
[label missing – B.Pool Points?]
Surf/Rocks/Basin
Beach
Greetings [+ QSL “Ham radio” cards]

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