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Part XII of Ellen Glendinning Frazer’s archives

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Part XII: Winter Sun, Cold War Romance, Away Down East, & A Big Catch on the River of the Presidents, 1949 Palm Beach – Medway Plantation – No... READ MORE
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Part XI: Transitions, Departures, & Getaways, 1948

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Part XI: Transitions, Departures, & Getaways, 1948 Palm Beach – Gulf Stream – Jamaica – Medway Plantation – Chestnut Hill – The Gree... READ MORE
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Part X: “A window still waiting to fall …”

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Part X: “A window still waiting to fall …” March 1947-December 1947 France – Copenhagen – Radnor Hunt Club – Long Island – Jerse... READ MORE
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The polish, paradox, and paradise of Palm Beach

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Happy New Year! With results of the presidential Iowa caucus soon to be known and the outcome of the Town of Palm Beach’s caucus on Tuesday nigh... READ MORE
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Part IX: After the War, January 1946 – March 1947

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Part IX: After the War, January 1946 – March 1947 Palm Beach – Mackay Point Plantation – Bermuda – Aboard the SS America For this series o... READ MORE
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Part VIII: Social Rites during World War II, 1942-1945

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For this next installment of Ellen Glendinning Frazer’s photographic chronicle, I selected images from more than ten volumes containing severa... READ MORE
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Philadelphia in Palm Beach, Part I

Palm Beach
We are taking today off to continue to optimize the back end of the new site. In the meantime, please enjoy Part 1 of Augustus Mayhew’s series on Ph... READ MORE
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Resort Life between the Wars: Part VII, 1940

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Resort Life between the Wars: Part VII, 1940 Chestnut Hill – Long Island – Lake Bluff – Saratoga By the spring of 1940 the nation was on... READ MORE
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Part VI: Palm Beach – Northeast Harbor – Palm Beach

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Resort Life between the Wars: Part VI, 1939-1940 Palm Beach – Maine – Chestnut Hill – Palm Beach Click. Snap. Flash. Philadelphian Ellen Gl... READ MORE
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Philadelphia in Palm Beach: Part V, 1938-1939

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Watch Hill – Middleburg – Palm Beach During the carefree summer of 1938 Watch Hill Beach Club and the Misquamicut Golf Club members sharpened thei... READ MORE
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Philadelphia in Palm Beach: Part IV, 1938

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Philadelphia-Palm Beach-Watch Hill cosmopolitan Ellen Glendinning Frazer focused her camera on the private lives of society’s most extraordinary... READ MORE
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Philadelphia in Palm Beach: Part III, 1935-1938, cont.

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January 1936 Arizona Biltmore Hotel, Scottsdale January 1936 Montecito February 1936 Arizona Inn, Tucson February 1936 Castle Hot Springs, Arizona Hac... READ MORE
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Philadelphia in Palm Beach: Part III, 1935-1938

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Tea in Chestnut Hill with Mrs. Albert (Rebecca) Pancoast, mother-in-law of Joseph Widener, a weekend hunt at Gertrude “Gertie” Sanford Leg... READ MORE

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