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    Crowds near Whiteway in Old Orchard Beach in 1947.

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    A sign on Old Orchard Beach in July 1978 is written in both English and French.

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    View of the beach and amusement park in Old Orchard Beach in 1947.

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    A hot day draws crowds to the beach at Old Orchard in August 1975.

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    Visitors enjoy the sun and sand at Old Orchard Beach in 1947.

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    More formally dressed than currently, beachgoers flock to the sand in Old Orchard in 1947.

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    A lifeguard stands above the crowds on the sand below him on Old Orchard Beach in 1978.

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    A hot day in late July 1978 on the beach in Old Orchard.

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    Beachgoers mill around near the beach in Old Orchard in July 1972.

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