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Title Photographic negative depicting people and cars in the 1938 Stonington (Maine) Parade; in foreground are a man and a woman in a Breeze automobile, each holding a parasol; the man's advertises the Rockland Hardware Co.
Collection Early Motorized Ground Vehicles - Maine
Object Name Negative, Film
Caption 1938 Stonington, Maine parade with Breeze automobile
Scope & Content Photographic negative depicting people and cars in a parade. In foreground are a man and a woman in a Breeze automobile, each holding a parasol; the man's advertises the Rockland Hardware Co. The automobile has "1905" written on its side. Notes on envelope: "Stonington, Maine: 1910 Breeze in Stonington Parade in 1938 with Capt. James Stinson in driver's seat". Originally labeled "1905 Breeze", but the "1905" has been crossed out. Original image was tacked to a wall or bulletin board. B&W. 4"x5".
Captain James Stinson was a 3rd District Hancock County Judge and also was the island Ford Dealership from Model T Days, through circa 1940. Captain Stinson had earlier been a steamboat captain. He built 4 large scale models of famous Maine steam ships of his day, including the Castine; the models are currently in the Allie Ryan Collection at the Castine Historical Society.
Accession# 1996G1016
Subjects Stinson, James I., 1881-1965
Object ID 1996G1016.28
Date 1938
Year Range from 1905
Year Range to 1938
Imagefile 007\1996G101628.JPG