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List of Historical Photos in the Library Collection

List of recurring names:

 

 

 

 

Eddy

 

negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford, Mass.

 

 

MHS 

 

From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.  

 

 

Conant

 

photographer

 

 

Tinkham

 

Photo by Tinkham, Jeweler, Medford, Massachusetts.  (G.H. Tinkham?)

 

 

Vose

 

Herbert P. Vose, 9 Oakland St., Wellesley Hills 81, Mass.  Tel. CE 5-5078

 

 

Woolley

 

Fred H C Woolley, painter

 

 

Dennison

 

EB Dennison, 29 Capen St. (1896 for sure)

 

 

Tradwell

 

Tradwell, Photographer, Medford.  See logo on item #851a.

 

 

Davis

 

Dwight Davis Studio, 11 Salem St., Medford 55 and 290 High St. ,Medford 55.

 

 

Hersey

 

Geo. W. Hersey, 47 Magoun Ave., Medford, Mass.  

 

 

Hatch 

 

Hatch Photo Service, 336 High St., W. Medford

 

 

 

 

 

Medford Mercury, Daily Mercury, and other names since late 1800s.

 

 

Misc.

1

 

[missing] Group photo of men, women and children outdoors under tree, 1900?

 

 

2

 

Newspaper clipping.  Advertisement by James W. Tufts, Boston for Arctic Soda Water Apparatus.  The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette, June 1888.  

 

 

3

 

[no item]

 

         

Armory

4

 

Postcard, tinted.  Lawrence Light Guard Armory, published by W.G. Howard, Medford, MA. (same image as #10)

 

Armory

5

 

Page from book.  Lawrence Light Guard Armory. (6 copies)

 

Armory

6

 

[no item]

 

Armory

7

 

[no item]

 

Armory

8

 

[no item]

 

Armory

9

 

[no item]

 

Armory

10

 

Lawrence Light Guard Armory. (same image as #4)

 

Armory

11

 

Interior of Lawrence Light Guard Armory, four people in decorated ballroom or meeting room (?), ca 1900.

 

Armory

12

 

Interior of Lawrence Light Guard Armory, four people in decorated ballroom or meeting room (?), ca 1900, with bunting-draped portrait of Gen. Lawrence.

 

Armory

13

 

Interior of Lawrence Light Guard Armory, decorated ballroom or meeting room (?), with chairs (Masonic?) and festooned portrait of Gen. Lawrence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Art & Artists

14

 

Clipping.  Display of crafts by Mary E. Sargent, including rug and salad dish.

 

Art & Artists

15

 

Newspaper clipping.  Boston Herald of portrait of Miriam Davie painted by J. W. Phinney of West Medford, from exhibition at Copley Society, Nov. 18, 1932?.

 

Art & Artists

16

 

Newspaper clipping.  Boston Herald, 1932 or 1933?, of pencil sketch portrait of Calvin Coolidge, by William G. Rounds, Medford artist.

 

Art & Artists

17

 

Drawing.  Design for muslin made by Mary E. Sargent.

 

 

 

 

 

Banks

18

a

Medford Trust.  Laying cornerstone?

 

Banks

18

b

Page from book.  Medford Savings Banks during celebration, decorated with bunting.  (5 copies; should be 7?)

 

Banks

19

a

Clipping.  Medford Savings Bank, view from east looking up High St., ca 1900.

 

Banks

19

b

Medford Savings Bank, High St. with horse and buggy, ca 1900.

 

Banks

20

 

Postcard, tinted.  Medford Savings Bank.  Published by W.G. Howard. (2 copies)

 

Banks 

21

 

Page from book.  Medford Savings Bank presidents.  From Medford, Past and Present.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bridges

 

 

SEE ALSO: HOUSES-BROOKS, MIDDLESEX CANAL, MYSTIC LAKES, MYSTIC RIVER, VIEWS

 

Bridges

22

 

Page from book.  Photos of five bridges: Weir, Railroad-Stone Arch, First, Boston Ave., Craddock, 1883. (3 copies)

 

Bridges

23

a

Page from book.  Drawing of Craddock Bridge, looking west and showing old Trinitarian Church and other abutting structures.

 

Bridges

23

b

[missing] Craddock Bridge, looking west. (same iamge as 23a?)

 

Bridges

24

a

Page from book, drawing: "On the Mystic, Craddock's Bridge" by William P. Bodwell, published by Geo. H. Walker & Co., Boston.

 

Bridges

24

b

Dismantling the old Craddock Bridge, Main Street, 1800(?), west side.

 

Bridges

25

a

Craddock Bridge, looking from easterly side.  House is home of Judge Wait, where Mystic Valley Parkway is now located, ca 1912.  Shows locks on left (south) side.

 

Bridges

25

b

Craddock Bridge, taken from east side looking toward the locks.  Mystic Valley Parkway is not completed east of Main St.  View shows streetcar.  View prior to 1915.  

 

Bridges

25

c

Double image, Craddock Bridge looking from west, built 1836 to replace bridge built 1636, ca 1900.

 

Bridges

26

 

Canal Bridge, formerly over Middlesex Canal on Brooks Estate, West Medford, currently Sagamore Ave.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976. 

 

Bridges

27

 

Clipping from book.  "Bridge Over the Mystic and its Builder."  Usher's Bridge at Harvard Ave, 1856(?).  View shows train crossing bridge.  Oval photo of unidentified builder.  Text on reverse side on history of Medford bridges.

 

Bridges

28

 

Page from book.  Four photos of Craddock Bridge, 1928: Old drawbridge being demolished, New abutment (cofferdam with pier begun), New complete bridge.

 

Bridges

29

 

Drawing.  "First Bridge at Medford Sq. 1631.  Med. Hist. Reg."  Medford Historical Register.  Initials WRS(?).

 

Bridges

30

 

Drawing.  "First Aqueduct Boston Ave. 1818.  Med. Hist. Reg."  Medford Historical Register.  Initials WRS(?).

 

Bridges

31

 

Drawing.  "Canal Bridge--Boston Ave. 1827?  Medford Historical Reg."  Medford Historical Register.  Initials WRS(?).  

 

Bridges

32

 

Drawing.  "Second Aqueduct--Boston Ave. 1828?  Med. Hist. Reg."  Medford Historical Register.  Initials WRS(?).

 

Bridges

33

 

Drawing.  "Second Bridge at Medford Sq. 1805.  Med. Hist. Reg."  Medford Historical Register.  Initials WRS(?).

 

Bridges

34

 

Drawing.  "(Granite) Arch over River at B&M Tracks (Big Bear).  Medford Historical Register."  Initials WRS(?).

 

Bridges

35

 

Newspaper clipping.  "New Harvard Ave. Bridge," drawing of plan for new bridge with descriptive caption that mentions Senator Harris S. Richardson, Chief Engineer Benjamin R. Davis of the Metropolitan District Commission, and M. McDonough Co. of Boston.  Dated September 1, 1937.

 

Bridges

36

 

[no item]

 

Bridges

37

 

Boston and Lowell Railroad Bridge over the Mystic River.

 

Bridges

38

 

Cross Street Bridge, Boston & Maine Railway, prior to 1890.

 

Bridges

39

 

Original Weir Bridge located between Arlington and Medford, ca 1880.

 

Bridges

40

 

Old Weir Bridge between Arlington and Medford. (4 copies)

 

Bridges

41

 

Harvard Ave. bridge over Mystic River, looking toward Mystic Lakes, ca 1889.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Bridges

42

 

Children standing on wooden bridge over Mystic River, 1891.  Millie Robinson is one of the children.

 

Bridges

43

a

Stone Bridge over the Mystic River.  Boston & Lowell Railroad, Medford Hillside, 1891.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  

 

Bridges

43

b

Arch Bridge over Mystic at West Medford at B&M tracks.

 

Bridges

44

 

New Weir Bridge as it crosses the Mystic River, ca 1899. From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Bridges

45

 

New Weir Bridge across Mystic River (at low tide).

 

Bridges

46

 

Auburn Street Bridge over the Mystic River, ca 1899. From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  

 

Bridges

47

 

Auburn Street Bridge over the Mystic River, ca 1899 (view of road from bridge). From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  

 

Bridges 

48

a

Photograph and 2 photocopies.  Mystic River at the Boston Avenue Bridge, 1899.  Description mentions Middlesex Canal and Riverside Wood Works. From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  

 

Bridges 

48

b

Boston Avenue Bridge, crossing Mystic River.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  

 

Bridges 

49

 

Boston Avenue Bridge, showing close-up of stonework under the bridge. From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  

 

Bridges

50

 

Railroad Bridge that was located at the foot of Jerome St., Medford, ca 1915.

 

Bridges 

51

 

Pembroke Street footbridge over railroad tracks along Washington Street, looking west toward the Park Street Bridge, ca 1915.

 

Bridges

52

 

Heavy snowstorm on Magoun Avenue, showing Pembroke Street Bridge, April 28, 1916.

 

Bridges

53

 

"Where the Mystic becomes a canal.  The lock at Craddock Bridge..."  Shows Baltzer Boat  Co.  Image is date-stamped August 2, 1934.

 

Bridges

54

 

Locks at Craddock Bridge (full?).

 

Bridges

55

 

Footbridge near Medford Square, early 1900s.

 

Bridges

55

a

Negative image of previous item (Bridges 55).

 

Bridges

56

 

Mystic River Footbridge, High St., early 1900s.  

 

 

 

 

 

BT Gypsy Moth

57

 

Newspaper.  Medford Mercury August 11, 1905, 16 pages.  Headline reads: "Cuts show Gypsy Moths Laying Their Eggs on the Trees."  Includes 16 pages of photographs.

 

BT Gypsy Moth 

58

 

Gypsy moths on oak tree.

 

BT Gypsy Moth

59

 

Newspaper.  Medford Mercury-Citizen December 11, 1903.  Headline reads: "Treated as a Nuisance."  

 

BT Gypsy Moth

59

a

Pages from book.  28 pages, many two-sided, showing images of the browntail (gypsy) moths, damage done by them at many Medford locations, and campaign to eradicate them.  

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrations

60

 

Patriot's Day Parade, April 19, 1975.  Paul Revere entering Medford Square.

 

Celebrations

61

 

Patriot's Day Parade, April 19, 1975.  Flag bearers.

 

Celebrations

62

 

Patriot's Day Parade, April 19, 1975.  Paddy wagon of Medford Post 45.

 

Celebrations

63

 

Patriot's Day Parade, April 19, 1975.  Paul Revere and bicycle escort.  Elia Studio, 5 High St., Medford, Mass. 02155.

 

Celebrations

64

 

Patriot's Day Parade, April 19, 1975.  Flag bearers. Elia Studio, 5 High St., Medford, Mass. 02155.

 

Celebrations

65

 

Medford Bicentennial Parade, May 31, 1975, High Street.  Minutemen groups, "Knowlton's."  Elia Studio, 5 High St., Medford, Mass. 02155.

 

Celebrations

66

 

Medford Bicentennial Parade, May 31, 1975, High Street.  Militia group. Elia Studio, 5 High St., Medford, Mass. 02155.

 

Celebrations

67

 

Medford Bicentennial Parade, May 31, 1975, High Street.  Mounted militia. Elia Studio, 5 High St., Medford, Mass. 02155.

 

Celebrations

68

 

Medford Bicentennial Parade, May 31, 1975, High Street.  Minutemen and -women.  Elia Studio, 5 High St., Medford, Mass. 02155.

 

Celebrations

69

 

Medford Bicentennial Parade, May 31, 1975, High Street.  Redcoats group. Elia Studio, 5 High St., Medford, Mass. 02155.

 

Celebrations

70

 

Medford Bicentennial Parade, May 31, 1975, High Street.  Drummers.  Elia Studio, 5 High St., Medford, Mass. 02155.

 

Celebrations

71

 

Medford Bicentennial Parade, May 31, 1975, High Street.  Acton Minutemen. Elia Studio, 5 High St., Medford, Mass. 02155.

 

Celebrations

72

 

Medford Bicentennial Parade, May 31, 1975, High Street.  Fife and drum corps. Elia Studio, 5 High St., Medford, Mass. 02155.

 

Celebrations

73

 

Medford Bicentennial Parade, May 31, 1975, High Street.  Minutemen and women. Elia Studio, 5 High St., Medford, Mass. 02155.

 

Celebrations

74

 

Medford Bicentennial Parade, May 31, 1975, High Street.  Shriners. Elia Studio, 5 High St., Medford, Mass. 02155.

 

Celebrations

75

 

Tercentenary Celebration, depicts Mayor Edward H. Larkin greeting "Gov. Winthrop."  Other: Mrs. J. D. Robinson, Mrs. Hollis E. Gray, Edwin F. Pidgeon, Elizabeth L. McGray(?), Mrs. Forrest O. Batchelder. Photo by Globe Photo...  Date stamped June, 14, 1930

 

Celebrations

76

 

Medford Post American Legion in Medford Parade, 217 Park St., Collins Livery Stable, Sept. 1930.  Photo by Globe Photographer.

 

Celebrations

77

 

Tercentenary Celebration "Pageant of the Mystic," at Brooks Estate.  Colonial Church scene given by members of First Parish Unitarian Church.  Participants: Percy S. Brayton, Allison Brayton, Mrs. Percy Brayton, Wilson Fiske.  Date stamped June 24, 1930.

 

Celebrations

78

 

Tercentenary Celebration, Medford Parade, Mayor Larkin and Chief Marshall William F. Lacey, Jr.,  213 Park St. and 217 Park St. (Collins Livery Stable).  Photo by Globe Photographer.  Date stamped Sept. 29, 1930.

 

Celebrations

79

 

Tercentenary Celebration, "Pageant of the Mystic," Royall House scene, characters with Ruth D. Coolidge, the author.  Other participants: Margaret Hartwell, Mildred Miller.  "Story by C.T. Daly for Tuesday am Globe."  Date stamped June 24, 1930.

 

Celebrations

80

 

Tercentenary Celebration, parade, Dr. A.N. Drury (Sergt.) of Aleppo Mounted Patrol of Boston.  Date stamped Sept. 30, 1930 and marked "yesterday."

 

Celebrations

81

 

Tercentenary Celebration, Boston Celebrations for 4th, Minute Men of Medford 1775.  Participants: Maurice Hilt, John H. Durall, Benjamin B. Osthues.  Date stamped July 4, 1930.

 

Celebrations

82

 

Tercentenary Celebration, Pageant of the Mystic, Brooks Estate, June 23-July 2, 1930.  Reproduction of Stephenson Train, 1837 by Mr. KomLosy (?), Granada Theatre, Malden.  General Studios, 39 Melrose St.. Boston "No. 9."  Letter on verso of one copy from 

 

Celebrations

83

 

Tercentenary Celebration, Pageant of the Mystic, Brooks Estate, June 23-July 2, 1930.  Stock and Military scene. General Studios, 39 Melrose St.. Boston "No. 7."  (2 copies)

 

Celebrations

84

 

Minute Men of Medford, April 19, 1925.  R. Lamme, 253 High St. (photographer?).

 

Celebrations

85

 

Patriot's Day parade, Medford Square, 1925.

 

 

Celebrations

86

 

Patriot's Day parade, Medford Square, 1925, Salem St. and Riverside Ave. 

 

Celebrations 

87

 

Commemorative medal, for 275th anniversary, 1905.  In envelope from Allston P. Joyce, Chair. Invitation Committee.

 

Celebrations

88

 

Parade wagon with horse and children and Mr. Haworth.  No date.

 

Celebrations

89

 

Page from book.  High Street decorations, Town Hall and Theatre, June 15-18, 1905.  (5 copies)

 

Celebrations

90

 

Grand Old Army officers, High St. in front of Grand Army Hall, Savings Bank on left.

 

Celebrations

91

 

Small Building, High Street, 1905, 275th anniversary celebration.

 

Celebrations

92

 

Sack race celebration, Hillside, July 5, 1897.

 

 

Celebrations

93

 

Corner Forest and High Streets, July 4, 1894.

 

 

Celebrations

94

 

[no item]

 

 

 

Celebrations

95

 

Parade in Medford Square, looking west, shows A.S. Crowell Co., July 4, 1894.

 

Celebrations

96

 

First services of casting flowers on the water, river's edge, later the location of  Medford Cooperative Bank, 1876?

 

Celebrations

97

 

Medford (Marching) Band on Forest Street.  Shows Tufts House, Bigelow House (later Bigelow Block), 1876.

 

 

 

 

 

Churches

98

 

Page from book.  Medford Churches Where Anniversary Exercises Were Held.  (2 copies)

 

Churches

99

 

Baptist Church on Salem St., near cemetery, later site of Day's Livery Stable and Wheeler's Garage.  Ca 1870s.  (3 copies)

 

Churches

100

 

Baptist Church, Oakland St., burned in 1930s and replaced.  From Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  (3 copies)

 

Churches

101

 

Baptist Church, Oakland Street.  (2 copies)

 

 

Churches

102

 

Page from book.  First Baptist Church, Oakland Street and Rev. Maurice A. Levy.  First Universalist Church on verso.  From "Medford, Past and Present."

 

Churches

103

 

Page from book.  First Baptist Church, Oakland Street, 1878.  (4 copies; 5?)

 

Churches

104

 

First Baptist Church, interior showing fire damage, February 6, 1935.  (see also Fires)

 

Churches

105

 

First Baptist Church, left front auditorium after fire of Tues. AM, February 5, 1935.  (see also Fires)

 

Churches

106

 

Page from book.  West Medford Baptist Church and Rev. Nathan R. Wood.  South Medford Baptist Church and Rev. W. W. Hackett on verso.  From "Medford, Past and Present."

 

Churches

107

 

West Medford Baptist Church at corner of Boston Ave. and Harvard St. with Boston Ave. trolley tracks.

 

Churches

108

 

Page from book.  (3 copies; 4?), Catholic church, High St., 1876.

 

Churches

109

 

Clipping from book.  St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

 

Churches

110

 

St. Joseph's Catholic Church and Armory, view of rear from parkway and riverside, ca 1902.

 

Churches

111

a

St. Joseph's Catholic Church, view from northwest, ca 1905?

 

Churches

111

b

St. Joseph's Catholic Church, view from northwest.  (Image nearly identical to previous item #111a.)  Ca 1912?

 

Churches

112

 

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Fellsway West.  February, 1932.  By T.S. Uzzell?

 

Churches

113

 

St. Raphael's Catholic Church, High St., West Medford.  By A.L. Belcher.

 

Churches

114

 

Clipping.  St. Raphael's Catholic Church, West Medford, with historic text.  Date stamped Oct. 25, 1905.

 

Churches

115

 

Page from book.  Mystic Church, Congregational, Salem St. in Medford Square, 1876.  (4 copies)

 

Churches

116

 

Mystic Church, Congregational, Salem St.  (2 copies)

 

Churches

117

 

Mystic Congregational Church.  Picture taken while in process of building Medford Theatre, 1915.  

 

Churches

118

 

Page from book.  Union Congregational Church, Marion St. and Rev. John Wild.  On verso: Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church and Rev. Sylvester S. Klyne.  Probably from "Medford, Past and Present."

 

Churches

119

 

Page from book.  West Medford Congregational Church, Harvard Ave. and Bowers St., 1874.  Burned in 1904?  (4 copies)

 

Churches

119

a

Postcard, tinted.  West Medford Congregational Church, with invitation to social supper.  Pub. For N.E. Wilbur, West Medford.  The Metropolitan News Co., Boston, no. 2010.

 

Churches

120

 

Page from book.  West Medford Congregational Church (successor to church on Harvard and Bowers Sts.), High and Allston Sts. and Rev. Burt Leon Yorke.  From "Medford, Past and Present."  History of Grace Church on verso.

 

Churches

121

 

Grace Episcopal Church, High St.  (2 copies)

 

Churches

122

 

Grace Episcopal Church, High St., Heliotype Printing Co., 211 Tremont St., Boston.  (3 copies)

 

Churches

123

 

Grace Episcopal Church, High St.

 

Churches

124

 

Grace Episcopal Church on High St., May 26, 1912.  Also shows home of Armory Prentice, torn down by Grover Cronin in 1930s.

 

Churches

125

 

Grace Episcopal Church, High St., Oct. 16, 1899.  Will C. Eddy, photograph.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, 1976.

 

Churches

126

 

Grace Episcopal Church on High St.

 

Churches

127

 

Methodist Church, Salem and Oakland streets, next to Salem St. Cemetery.  (3 copies)

 

Churches

128

 

Page from book.  Methodist Episcopal Church, Salem St., 1845.  (5 copies)

 

Churches

129

 

Methodist Episcopal Church, Salem St.

 

Churches

130

 

Trinity Methodist Episcopal Chapel, Bowers and Holton Streets.

 

Churches

131

 

Page from book.  Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, Bowers and Holton Streets, West Medford, 1873.  (6 copies)

 

Churches

132

 

Page from book.  Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church, 1888(?).  Includes text and image of Rev. Charles F. Anderson; also text on St. Raphael's and Swedish Lutheran Mission.  Text on Medford Historical Society on reverse.

 

Churches

133

 

West Medford Methodist Church, Houlton and Bower Sts., later Shiloh Baptist Church.

 

Churches

134

 

Trinity Methodist Episcopal Chapel, later Shiloh Baptist Church 196-?

 

Churches

135

 

West Medford Methodist Church, corner Houlton and Bower Sts., later Shiloh Baptist Church.

 

Churches

136

 

Page from book.  Medford's Second Metting House.

 

Churches

137

 

Clippings from book.  Medford's First Church (1696) and on reverse, Second (1727) and Third (1770) Churches.  (see also next item, # 138)

 

Churches

138

 

Clippings from book.  Second (1727) and Third (1770) Churches.  (same as previous item, #137)

 

Churches

139

 

First Parish Church of Medford,  High St., erected 1770, torn down 1839.

 

Churches

140

 

Page from book.  Unitarian Church, 1839.  (4 copies)

 

Churches

141

 

Page from book.  Fourth Church First Parish, built 1839, burned January 15, 1893.

 

Churches

142

 

First Church Unitarian, High St., showing Osgood House (parsonage).  (2 copies)

 

Churches

143

 

Page from book.  First Parish Church Unitarian, shows portraits of 4 ministers ca 1827-1868: Stetson, Tebbetts, Bigelow, DeLong.

 

Churches

144

 

Unitarian Church, High St. and Highland Ave. (later Powderhouse Rd.).

 

Churches

145

 

Newspaper clipping.  225th anniversary of First Parish Church, 1937, showing members of parish committee: Moore, Richardson, Brayton, Stone.

 

Churches

146

 

Page from book.  Universalist Church, Forest St., 1850.  (4 copies)

 

Churches

147

 

Universalist Church, Forest St.

 

Churches

148

 

First Universalist Church, Forest St., interior

 

Churches

149

 

Newspaper clipping.  Hillside Universalist Church.

 

 

 

 

 

City Hall

150

 

Page from book.  Old City Hall with Medford Company returned from the Civil War; shows Congregational Church.  (2 copies: one with Fountain Tavern, 1725, and text on reverse; one with Cleopas Johnson and "his treasure box" on reverse.

 

City Hall

151

 

[missing] Old City Hall and adjacent buildings including Opera House.

 

City Hall

152

 

Old City Hall Annex with bunting, trolley tracks, and adjacent buildings, July 4, 1894.  Secomb House, built 1756, High St. looking west, later Simpson's Hotel.  (see also Houses: Thomas Secomb house; Hotels Taverns: Simpson's Tavern)

 

City Hall

153

 

Old City Hall Annex, July 4, 1894.  Photographer is Tradwell?  (2 copies)  (see also Houses: Thomas Secomb house; Hotels Taverns: Simpson's Tavern)

 

City Hall

153

a

Old City Hall Annex, High St. near Forest St., ca 1895.  Originally Simpson's Tavern, later Secomb House.  Torn down 1913(?).  (see also Houses: Thomas Secomb house; Hotels Taverns: Simpson's Tavern)

 

City Hall

154

 

Old City Hall, 1916(?), in process of being torn down.

 

City Hall

155

 

Old Town (City) Hall, Medford Square, corner High and Main Sts.  Craddock Bridge at far left; drinking fountain with tin cup.  Ca 1915.  (2 copies)

 

City Hall

155

a

Old City Hall, early 1900s, Medford Square, with boys at drinking fountain.

 

City Hall

155

b

Old City Hall, Medford Square, corner High and Main Sts.  Picture taken after 1911 fire.

 

City Hall

155

c

Old City Hall, Medford Square, July, 4, 1894.  (2 copies; one marked Tradwell, Medford)

 

City Hall

156

 

Page from book.  Old City Hall and 4 other buildings: Residence of Thatcher Magoun, 2d; Police Station; Central Fire Station; Public Library.  (3 copies)

 

City Hall

157

 

Newspaper clipping.  "New Medford City Hall Started."  Shows groundbreaking with Mayor John J. Irwin; Michael A. Dyer, the architect; Carl Peterson, engineer.  Boston Traveler, Tuesday, March 17, 1936.

 

City Hall

158

a

Page from book.  New City Hall, 1975, with text.  From "Medford Yesterdays" by Frank Lovering.

 

City Hall

158

b

Interior of City Hall office showing staff at work.

 

City Hall

158

c

Booklet, "Dedication of the Medford City Hall, September 11th, 1937." 

 

City Hall

158

d

Page from booklet.  Interior of City Hall, 1937; Office of mayor, Aldermanic Chamber (on reverse).

 

City Hall

158

e

Page from booklet.  Interior of City Hall, 1937; Staircase to rotunda, rotunda toward Aldermanic Chamber. (on reverse).

 

 

 

 

 

Clubs

159

 

Certificate of Membership in Medford Historical Society, 1896, cert.no. 19 for Katherine W. Stone. Depicts old Society building.

 

Clubs

160

 

Plaque with seal of Medford Historical Society.

 

Clubs

161

 

Page with seal of Medford Historical Society, with explanation of symbols.

 

Clubs

162

a

Page from book.  "Medford Historical Society's Building," also "An Early Medford Branch Train,"  1917(?).  (2 copies)

 

Clubs

162

b

Medford Historical Society, Governor's Avenue, laying cornerstone of new building, 1916.

 

Clubs

162

c

Calendar.  The Medford Civil War Photographs, 1992.  Compiled from the Medford Historical Society collection of Civil War photographs.  (see also item #323)

 

Clubs

162

d

Antietam Bridge.  Probably from the Medford Historical Society collection of Civil War photographs.

 

Clubs

162

e

Burnside Bridge, Antietam, September, 1862.  Probably from the Medford Historical Society collection of Civil War photographs.

 

Clubs

163

 

Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Post at Oak Grove Cemetery, Memorial Day, 1888.  Police officer at extreme right is Daniel K. Richardson of West Medford.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  (see also Historic Landmarks: Grand Army of the Republic)

 

Clubs

164

 

Page from book.  Medford Club House of West Medford Men's Club.  Text on verso (related?).

 

Clubs

165

 

Medford Men's Club, Summit Rd., (later Moose Club), 1915.

 

Clubs

166

 

Medford Women's Club, Governor's Ave., ca 1915.

 

Clubs

167

 

Girl Scout Troop(?) in parade (Mrs. Pote, leader), 1930(?).

 

Clubs

168

 

Old Riverside Avenue Boat Club, opposite Sables Court, Sables house just behind boat house.

 

Clubs

169

 

Medford High School students outside Medford Historical Society, with Dr. Joseph Valeriani, ca 1975.

 

Clubs

170

 

Students at Salem Street Burying Ground, Salem St., ca 1975.

 

Clubs

171

 

Students photographing outside Medford Theater, ca 1975.

 

Clubs

172

 

Students at Medford Historical Society, ca 1975.

 

Clubs

173

 

Three women at Medford Historical Society, ca 1975.

 

Clubs

174

 

Student interviewing four elders at Medford Historical Society, ca 1975.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEE ALSO: VIEWS

 

Fells

175

 

Page from book.  Through Sugar-Loaf Hill.

 

Fells

176

 

Spot Pond from Woodland Road.

 

Fells

177

 

Site of old Hayward Mill.

 

Fells

178

 

Cascade in Fells, probably on Spot Pond Brook near Haywardville (Haydenville?), 1884.

 

Fells

179

 

Crystal Spring.

 

Fells

180

 

Pond on Fellsway East, within a half mile of business street.

 

Fells

181

 

Rustic bridge near site of old mill.

 

Fells

182

 

Swamp near South St., Stoneham, later filled in by Spot Pond.

 

Fells

183

 

Map of Fells with old photographs.

 

Fells

184

 

Old Red Mill, Haywardville, ca 1860s.

 

Fells

185

 

Shute's (wrestling) monument on island on Spot Pond.

 

Fells

185

a

Fulton Street Ravine.

 

Fells

185

b

Meeting House Brook.

 

Fells

185

c

Wright's Pond from Kidder's Hill, with cows.  Photo by E.E. Sweeney

 

Fells

186

d

Wright's Pond with seated women, ca 1880s.

 

Fells

186

 

Old Silver Mine, April 26, 1934.  First discovered in 1881.  Located in back of Elm St. and Highland Ave.  From the collection of glass plates owned by the Medford Historical Society, reprinted 1976.

 

Fells

186

a

Spot Pond, 1890's.  Child in picture (still alive in 1976) is Miss Dow who lived on corner of Otis and Central Ave.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Fells

186

b

Postcard, tinted.  Sheep at Middlesex Fells, Malden.  Metropolitan News & Pub. Co., Boston and Germany, no. 11605

 

Fells

187

 

Page from book.  "Marble, or Meeting House Brook."  Also Willows at Lawrence Estate, Wade Mill site, Bridge at Border Rd.  (5 copies)

 

Fells

188

 

Page from book.  Middlesex Fells: White Birches, Observatory on Rams Horn Hill, Roadway near Spot Pond.  (5 copies)

 

Fells

189

 

Page from book.  Middlesex Fells: Forest St. and Spot Pond, Owen's Walk near Forest St., Border Rd. near Meeting-House Brock (sic), Fellsway West near Forest St.  (4 copies)

 

Fells

190

 

Page from book.  Middlesex Fells, waterfall.

 

Fells

191

 

Page from book.  Middlesex Fells: Spot Pond, Shute's Monument, Pickerell Rock, Cascade, Highland Ave.

 

Fells

192

 

Page from book.  Middlesex Fells: Pine Hill, The Fire-Place, Forest St. near Bellevue, Love Lane, Pine Hill Woodlands, Wright's Boulder, Wright's Pond, Yellow Birch Pool, Pine Hill Meadow.

 

Fells

193

 

Page from book.  Middlesex Fells: Fulton St. and ravine, The Willows, Hemlock Pond, view near Elm St.

 

Fells

194

 

Page from book.  Middlesex Fells: Doleful Pond, Cascade Brook, Winchester North Reservoir, Ravine Rd., Old Turkey Swamp, Highlands from Boojum Rock, Bellevue Cascade, Cairn, Spot Pond, Old Red Mill.

 

Fells

195

 

Page from book.  Middlesex Fells: Pine Hill, Old Hartford Spring, Turkey Swamp Reservoir, Bear Den Path, White Birch Pool and Swamp.

 

Fells

196

 

Page from book.  Middlesex Fells: Meeting House, Brook, Ravine; exempted territory.

 

Fells

197

 

Page from book.  Middlesex Fells: Woodland Park and Swamp, Cascade and Hills, Olde Lynde House, Black Rock.

 

Fells

198

 

Magazine article (photocopy), "The Middlesex Fells" by William B. de las Casas, August 1898, 18 pages.  Text and pictures.

 

Fells

199

 

[missing] Map of Middlesex Fells published by Appalachian Mountain Club, 1892, with text by Rose well B. Lawrence regarding proposed consolidation of area into public preserve.  (see also Portrait-Composite: Providence Spring)

 

 

 

 

 

Fires

 

 

SEE ALSO: CHURCHES

 

Fires

200

 

Woburn St. house explosion and fire, 1976.  On back of photo: "M. Ch? Hoey, Jr., 87 (89?) Woburn St."

 

Fires

201

 

Woburn St. house explosion and fire, with firefighter, 1976.

 

Fires

202

 

Woburn St. house explosion and fire, with bystanders, 1976.  

 

Fires

203

 

Medford Square fire, back-to-back fires (two fires in six weeks), High St., Medford Sq.  Photo by Donald T. Young, 2 Ashcroft St., Wakefield, Mass.

 

Fires

204

 

Medford Square fire, back-to-back fires (two fires in six weeks), High St., Medford Sq., showing bystanders.  Photo by Donald T. Young, 2 Ashcroft St., Wakefield, Mass.

 

Fires

205

 

Medford Square fire, back-to-back fires (two fires in six weeks), High St., Medford Sq.  Scene at early stages of fire.  Photo by Donald T. Young, 2 Ashcroft St., Wakefield, Mass.

 

Fires

206

 

Medford Square fire, firefighters directing hose, "Friday night."  Photo by Donald T. Young, 2 Ashcroft St., Wakefield, Mass.

 

Fires

207

 

Medford Square fire, firefighters inside gutted High St. store block, "Friday night," second multiple-alarm blaze in six weeks, shows Deputy Chief Geo. Rossi.  Photo by Donald T. Young, 2 Ashcroft St., Wakefield, Mass.

 

Fires

208

 

Medford Square fire, Evelyn McKenna of June Claire Dress Shop at 78 High St. and Deputy Chief John Mirley.  Photo by Donald T. Young, 2 Ashcroft St., Wakefield, Mass.

 

Fires

209

 

Medford Square fire, firefighter in window.  Photo by Donald T. Young, 2 Ashcroft St., Wakefield, Mass.

 

Fires

210

 

Medford Square fire, shows Medford Television (store).  Photo by June M. Livingston Studio, 25 Headland Way, W. Medford.

 

Fires

211

 

Medford Square fire, closer view of scene with Medford Television.  Photo by June M. Livingston Studio, 25 Headland Way, W. Medford.  (2 copies)

 

Fires

212

a

Inside  fire headquarters, Corner Main and South Sts.  Deputy Chief Thomas Qualey and Ladder fire truck, the first motorized firefighting equipment in Medford, 1912.  Picture donated by Lt. Edgar Babcock, retired firefighter; also courtesy of Lt. Glencross, Setpember 1987.  (One of set donated by retired Deputy Chief John Plante, items 212a-e)  (2 copies)

Fires

212

b

Inside Central Station (probably fire headquarters, Corner Main and South Sts.).  New Knox pumper and Knox chief's car, probably 1912.  (One of set donated by retired Deputy Chief John Plante, items 212a-e).  

 

Fires

212

c

Postcard.  Medford Opera House Fire, High St.  November 4, 1911.  Photo by Tinkham, Jeweler, Medford.  (One of set donated by retired Deputy Chief John Plante, items 212a-e)

 

Fires

212

d

Postcard.  Fire in Medford Square, 95 degrees.  September 16 (17?), 1915.  (One of set donated by retired Deputy Chief John Plante, items 212a-e)

 

Fires

213

e

Postcard.  Fire in Medford Square, 94 degrees.  Firefighters Gillard(?), Smith, Baker, Plante.  September 17(16?), 1915.  (One of set donated by retired Deputy Chief John Plante, items 212a-e)

 

Fires

213

 

Medford Square fire, in early minutes where fire is believed started.  Photo by Donald T. Young, 2 Ashcroft St., Wakefield, Mass.

 

Fires

214

 

Explosion and house fire, Woburn St., 1976.  Photo by June M. Livingston Studio, 25 Headland Way, W. Medford.

 

Fires

215

 

Stoneham fire.  Photo by Alan Altman.

 

Fires

216

 

Stoneham fire, 4-alarm.  "Malden, etc." probably refers to neighboring fire departments involved.  Photo by Donald T. Young, 2 Ashcroft St., Wakefield, Mass.

 

Fires

217

 

Stoneham fire, Lt. William McLaughlin, 33.  Photo by Donald T. Young, 2 Ashcroft St., Wakefield, Mass.

 

Fires

218

 

Stoneham fire, injured Stoneham firefighter Frank Hudson, 34.  Photo by Donald T. Young, 2 Ashcroft St., Wakefield, Mass.

 

Fires

219

 

House fire December 22, 1977.

 

Fires

220

 

Garage fire, March 24, 1978.

 

Fires

221

 

Fire at 38 Bradlee Rd., killing Glen(?) Thorpe, March 28, 1978.

 

Fires

222

 

Fire at South Medford home, Leydon St., April 3, 1978.

 

Fires

223

 

Newspaper clipping.  Fire showing storefront, October 1978; local news stories on reverse side.

 

Fires

224

 

Newspaper clipping.  Fire, October 1978.

 

Fires

225

 

House fire, April 1, 1978, showing ladders to second floor.  Photo by Dave Wright, 50 Sargent St., Melrose, Mass.

 

Fires

226

 

[missing] House fire, April 1, 1978, showing firefighter at window.

 

Fires

227

 

House fire, in South Medford, April 3, 1978.

 

Fires

228

 

House fire showing ladder to roof with firefighters.  (2 copies)

 

Fires

229

 

[no item]

 

Fires

230

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935,  showing flames. 

 

Fires

231

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935, full view of exterior.

 

Fires

232

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935, view of one side of exterior.

 

Fires

233

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935, exterior view of archway.

 

Fires

234

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935, exterior view looking through archway.

 

Fires

235

 

[missing] First Baptist Church fire, 1935, exterior view.

 

Fires

236

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935, interior view of upper area.

 

Fires

237

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935, interior view showing pews.

 

Fires

238

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935, interior view of floor and pews.

 

Fires

239

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935, interior view of rose window.

 

Fires

240

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935, interior view of pews and aisle.

 

Fires

241

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935, interior view of pews and fallen timbers.

 

Fires

242

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935, three photographs mounted on board; images from previous series (items 230-241).  Photos credited to Mrs. Ruth Lemme (Iamme?) of 43 Ashland St. 

 

Fires

243

 

First Baptist Church fire, 1935, five photographs mounted on board; images from previous series (items 230-241).  

 

Fires

244

a

Postcard.  Opera House fire, 1911 (reverse negative).  Photo by Tinkham--Jeweler, Medford, Mass.

 

Fires

244

b

Opera House fire, Sat. AM 7:30, November 3, 1911, loss: $30,000.

 

Fires

245

 

Clipping from book.  New [Fire] Engine House.  On reverse: Fire Dept. history and names of some firefighters.  (2 copies)

 

 

 

 

 

Houses

 

 

SEE ALSO: PORTRAITS; SQUARE, MEDFORD; VIEWS

 

Houses

246

 

Boynton (Angier) house, High St., 1898.

 

Houses

247

 

Boynton (Angier) house, High St., ca 1910.

 

Houses

248

 

Boynton (Angier) house, High St., looking from east (side view).

 

Houses

249

 

Boynton (Angier) estate.

 

Houses

250

 

House at Elm St. and Aquavia Rd., ca 1884-1890.  Photograph by Goerge Davenport.

 

Houses

251

 

Bishop house, Salem St., later site of Electric Company.

 

Houses

252

 

Blanchard House, Riverside Ave.  (same as Blanchard-Wellington-Bradbury "Old Wellington" house?)

 

Houses

253

 

Hezekiah Blanchard house, 43 Main St.,  NH soldiers were mustered here.  Negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford.

 

Houses

254

 

Blanchard-Wellington-Bradbury "Old Wellington" house, Bradbury Ave.  Built 1636; razed in 1960s.

 

Houses

254

a

Page from book.  Blanchard-Wellington-Bradbury "Old Wellington" house, formerly the Blanchard estate.  By John H. Hooper, "Historic Houses of Medford."

 

Houses

255

 

Butters house, western side of Main St.

 

Houses

256

 

Page from book.  Two images:  Gershom Cutter house (Cutter Tide Mill), proprietor of mill on Turnpike (Medford Turnpike, later Mystic Ave.).  Toll-house on Andover Turnpike (later Forest St.)   Houses were probably counterparts to each other.  (Cutter house is same image as #256a; see also Mills)

 

Houses

256

a

House of Gershom Cutter (Cutter Tide Mill) on Mystic Ave., (formerly Medford Turnpike) on Medford-Somerville boundary line.  (same image as item #256; see also Tide Mills)

 

Houses

256

b

Toll House on Andover Turnpike (later Forest St.), 1884.  Small building is shoe cobbler's shop.  

 

Houses

257

 

Lydia Maria Child house (Converse Francis), Salem and Ashland Sts., built 1785(?), served as first home of the Medford Historical Society (1896-1915).  (Image is reversed)

 

Houses

258

 

Lydia Maria Child house (Converse Francis), prior to 1915.  (2 copies, one is a photocopy)

 

Houses

259

 

Lydia Maria Child house (Converse Francis), built in 1800(?) and rebuilt in 1915.  (same image as item #261)

 

Houses

260

 

Postcard, tinted.  Lydia Maria Child house (Converse Francis), showing Withington Bakery.  Printed by The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Portland, ME.  (see also Withington Bakery).

 

Houses

261

 

Page from book.  Lydia Maria Child house (Converse Francis)(same image as item #259).  From "Medford History?"

 

Houses

262

 

Page from book.  Lydia Maria Child house (Converse Francis), birthplace of Lydia Maria (Francis) Child on February 11, 1802.

 

Houses

263

 

[missing] Lydia Maria Child house (Converse Francis), and bakery (see also Withington Bakery).

 

Houses

264

 

Page from book.  Timothy Cotting house ("Mansion House") on Forest St., later owned by Dr. Charles W. McPherson (1937?).  In 1967, the Allen Funeral Home, opposite the P.O.

 

Houses

265

a

Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort").

 

Houses

265

b

Page from book.  Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort").  Drawing, by J.H. Wheeler.  (3 copies)

 

Houses

265

c

Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), Riverside Ave.  (3 copies)

 

Houses

265

d

Page from book.  Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), ca 1877.

 

Houses

265

e

Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), view from across street.

 

Houses

265

f

Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), view with men and horse-and-carriage in 1884, before Gen. Lawrence purchased and remodeled the house.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates.  (2 copies; one is photocopy with notation "Fra

 

Houses

265

g

Page from book.  Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort").

 

Houses

265

h

Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), with text on reverse side.

 

Houses

265

j

Page from book.  Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), with text.  Royall House and text on reverse.

 

Houses

265

k

Page from book.  Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort").  (2 copies)

 

Houses

265

m

Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort").

 

Houses

265

n

Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort").

 

Houses

265

p

Page from book.  Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), 2 images: view prior to 1890; copy of steel engraving by A.L. Rawson, Del., F.T. Stuart, Sc., from "Brooks' History."

 

Houses

265

q

Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), prior to 1900.

 

Houses

265

r

Postcard.  Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), by American Art Post Card Co, Boston, Mass.

 

Houses

265

s

Postcard, tinted.  Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), published by W.G. Howard, Medford, Mass.

 

Houses

265

t

Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), marked Geo. W. Hersey, 47 Magoun Ave., Medford, Mass (photographer?).  (5 copies)

 

Houses

265

u

Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), interior view, back parlor.

 

Houses

266

 

Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort"), 1800s.

 

Houses

267

 

Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort").

 

Houses

268

 

Cutter House (The College), 1890s.  Riverside Ave., between Pleasant and Cross Sts., later the site of highway I-93.  Used in 1822 as first house of worship for Methodist Church.  (see also item: Schools 841)

 

Houses

269

 

Dill House, west corner of Fulton and Salem Sts.

 

Houses

270

 

Dill House, 1900s. (enlargement of portion of previous item, #269)

 

Houses

271

 

[no item]

 

Houses 

272

 

Dunster house, Arlington St., ca 1899.  Was the home of a Harvard president.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.  (See also Middlesex Canal: Aqueduct)

 

Houses

273

 

Page from book.  Dunster house, 5 including: Broughton-Mill site; New Menotomy River and bridge; temporary dam, 1908.  House demolished in 1907.  From Medford Historical Register, December 1920.  (See also Middlesex Canal: Aqueduct)

 

Houses

274

 

Floyd house, Cross St.  Randall Block in background (brick building, former Shuman Drug).  Mrs. Floyd in picture.  House demolished for Route 93. (2 copies, one is close-up)

 

Houses

275

 

[no item]

 

Houses

276

 

Captain Joshua T. Foster house, Riverside Ave., 1914.  Later the site of Riverside Avenue Projects, across from Sprague house.

 

Houses

277

 

Page from book.  Captain Joshua T. Foster house.  By A.C. Rousseau(?).  (6 copies)

 

Houses

278

 

Maurice Geary house.  Text on reverse (partially cut off) identifies Dutchy Coleman, Mollie Geary, Margaret McGowan, Mame Gourman.

 

Houses

279

 

Gray mansion, High Street, ca 1900.  Site of (present) library (?).

 

Houses

280

 

Benjamin Hall, Jr. house (later Dudley Hall, Dr. Chandler), corner Governors Ave. and High St.  

 

Houses

281

 

Pamphlet.  Benjamin Hall, Jr. house (later Dudley Hall, Dr. Chandler), interior view, staircase and palladian window, with descriptive text on front and back.  Advertising pamphlet for antique architectural pieces, Davenport-Brown Company, 285 Washington St., Somerville, Massachusetts.

 

Houses

282

 

Benjamin Hall, Jr. house (later Dudley Hall, Dr. Chandler), interior, staircase, April 27, 1913.

 

Houses

283

 

Capt. Isaac Hall house (also occupied by Aaron Blanchard; E. Hall, Jr.; Eunice Hall), High St.  Cluster of 3 houses on High St. (Hall house on far right).

 

Houses

284

 

Capt. Isaac Hall house (also occupied by Aaron Blanchard; E. Hall, Jr.; Eunice Hall), third frame dwelling in Medford.

 

Houses

285

 

Capt. Isaac Hall house (also occupied by Aaron Blanchard; E. Hall, Jr.; Eunice Hall), ca 1916.

 

Houses

286

 

Postcard.  Capt. Isaac Hall house (also occupied by Aaron Blanchard; E. Hall, Jr.; Eunice Hall).  By American Art Postcard Co.

 

Houses

287

a

Richard Hall (also Perry) house, 77 High St. on corner of Governors Ave.

 

Houses

287

b

Richard Hall (also Perry) house.  (2 copies: one is negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford, Mass.; one is From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.)

 

Houses

288

 

Hathaway house, corner Cross and Washington (Salem?) Sts. (2 copies)

 

Houses

289

 

Page from book.  Henry Hastings house (published 1896?). (6 copies)

 

Houses

290

 

Henry A. Hersey house, Woodside Sq., corner Franklin and Washington Sts., 1896.

 

Houses

291

 

Homer estate, Forest St. between Valley St. and Fellsway, on east.

 

Houses 

292

 

Jenks house, Main St., built ca 1755.  Later the site of Carroll's diner.  Picture taken 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses

293

 

Jenks house, Main St.

 

Houses

294

 

Kerr estate, Forest St. before the Fellsway was built.

 

Houses

295

 

Kerr Estate, Forest St. before the Fellsway was built, view with house in center.

 

Houses

296

 

Kidder estate, Forest St. almost opposite Valley St.

 

Houses

297

 

Daniel Lawrence house.  Photograph by Conant.

 

Houses

298

 

Page from book.  General Samuel C. Lawrence house.  Text on reverse about Edward C. Mitchell, Cross St. Burying Ground, Oak Grove Cemetery.

 

Houses

299

 

Page from book.  Home of Thatcher Magoun, 2nd, High St.  Later St. Joseph's Convent and St. Joseph's School (published 1896?). (4 copies)

 

Houses 

300

 

Thatcher Magoun, Sr. estate, torn down in 1950s.  Picture taken October 16, 1899.  Some of the statues now in Gardner Museum.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.  (see also Public Library Old)

 

Houses

301

 

Thatcher Magoun, Sr. house.  (see also Public Library Old)

 

Houses

302

 

Thatcher Magoun, Sr. house, view in winter.  (see also Public Library Old)

 

Houses

303

 

[no item]?

 

Houses

304

 

Newspaper clipping, Dr. George W. Mills (also Bishop) house, interior staircase, Salem St.  Built ca 1775, torn down to make way for Malden Gas & Electric Co.

 

Houses

305

 

Henry F. Moore house, Corner Main St. and Mystic Ave.  Mr. Moore was the inspiration for Longfellow's "Village Blacksmith," 1880.  Picture taken April 19, 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses

306

 

Page from book.  J. Henry Norcross house (published 1896?). (5 copies)

 

Houses

307

 

Oaks house ("Old House"), Riverside Ave.  Behind the house is New England Brick Co. kiln.

 

Houses

308

 

Oaks house ("Old House"), Riverside Ave., ca 1890s.

 

Houses

309

 

Page from book.  David Osgood House.  From "Medford, Past and Present."  (2 copies)

 

Houses

310

 

David Osgood House, corner Powder House Rd. (formerly Highland Ave. and High St.  Ca 1890.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses

311

 

Page from book.  Porter House, corner High and Winthrop Sts.  "Here Paul Revere halted…"  Copyright 1898, E.W. Perry Malden, Mass.

 

Houses

312

 

Page from book.  Puffer estate, High St. (Winthrop Sq.), later Medford Home for Aged Men and Women.

 

Houses

313

 

Reed house, Salem St. (south side), now Rt. 93.

 

Houses

314

 

Jonathan Richardson house, later the home of Dr. Drake, westerly corner of High St. and Hastings Lane, May 19, 1899.  (2 copies, one reprinted from the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976)

 

Houses

315

 

Job Richardson, near Emerson St. on Main St., built 1731.

 

Houses

316

 

Page from book.  Rogers (Greenleaf) house, Cross St. near Ship St., still standing in 1905.

 

Houses

317

 

Rogers house.  (2 copies; one cropped)

 

Houses

318

 

[no item]

 

Houses

319

 

Sawyer house, 306 Riverside Ave.

 

Houses

320

 

Sawyer house.  Text on reverse side by (Miss Grace Brainard, 1936) gives history of house and occupant: built 1700s, owned in 1827 by Nathan Sawyer, iron works owner. Gift of Frances B. Haskell, <arch 23, 1948.  Photograph by Arthur C. Haskell, Marblehead

 

Houses

321

 

Thomas Secomb house (later Simpson's Tavern, City Hall Annex), High St., built 1756.  (6 copies; 5 are pages from book one is photograph with negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford, Mass.) (see also City Hall: Old City Hall Annex; Hotels Taverns: Simpson's Tavern)

 

Houses

322

 

[no item]

 

Houses

323

 

Thomas Secomb house (later Simpson's Tavern, City Hall Annex) with returning Civil War veterans standing in front, 1865. (see also City Hall: Old City Hall Annex; Hotels Taverns: Simpson's Tavern; and item#162c)

 

Houses

324

 

[missing] Thomas Secomb house (later Simpson's Tavern, City Hall Annex), rear view, Medford Sq. (see also City Hall: Old City Hall Annex; Hotels Taverns: Simpson's Tavern)

 

Houses

325

 

"Marm" Simonds house, High St., ca 1910.  (3 copies: 2 photographs, one page from book Medford, Past and Present)

 

Houses

326

 

Smith Farm, Woburn St., later a riding stable.  Picture taken 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses

327

 

Smith Farm, Woburn St.

 

Houses

328

 

Smith Farm, Woburn St.

 

Houses

329

 

John Sparrell House, Main St. near Mystic Ave., June 4, 1899.  Photographer Will C. Eddy in foreground.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses

330

 

Richard Sprague house, corner Riverside Ave. and River St., ca 1899.  Torn down in the 1920s.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses

331

 

Richard Sprague house.  Medford Rum Distillery beside it.

 

Houses

332

 

George L. Stearns house, June 4, 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses

333

 

Page from book.  George L. Stearns house.  (5 copies)

 

Houses

334

 

Old mill at George L. Stearns estate, College Ave.

 

Houses

335

 

Page from book.  George L. Stearns house, windmill tower.

 

Houses

336

 

Stetson house, Riverside Ave. and Honnewell Ave., across from Sprague house.

 

Houses

337

 

[no item]

 

Houses

338

 

Dr. Swan house, occupied by Benjamin Hall (Sr.?), 1775.  (Richard Hall house on left.)  Negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford, Mass.

 

Houses

339

 

"Old Train House," opposite Grace Church on High St., built 1771.  Later occupied by Keith family; Mr. Keith active in Gen. Lawrence's affairs.  October 16, 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses

340

 

"Old Train House."  "L" was the school house.  Negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford, Mass.

 

Houses

340

a

Old house (Peter Tufts?), corner of Broadway and North St., side view.  Partly destroyed by fire, rest taken down in 1900.  Picture taken ca 1895.

 

Houses

340

b

Old house (Peter Tufts?), corner of Broadway and North St., front view.

 

Houses

341

 

Tufts house, corner Salem and Fulton Sts.  (3 copies, one is photocopy)

 

Houses

342

a

Simon Tufts house, corner High and Forest Sts. (Public Sq.).  Built ca 1709, home of first reading room.  Removed in 1867. (Same image as next 2 items, #342b and 342c) (6 copies)

 

Houses

342

b

Page from book.  Simon Tufts house.  (Same image as previous and next items, #342a and 342c) (6 copies)

 

Houses

342

c

Page from book.  Simon Tufts house.  (Drawing; same image as previous items, #342a, 342b)  (6 copies)

 

Houses

342

d

Simon Tufts house.  Shows also horsecar railway waiting room and Secomb house.  Early 1860s. 

 

Houses

343

 

Jonathan Tufts house, corner Emerson and Main Sts., June 4, 1899.  Negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford, Mass.  (2 copies, one reprinted from the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976)

 

Houses

343

a

Page from book.  James W. Tufts house.

 

Houses

344

 

Ebenezer Turell house, corner Winthrop St. and Rural Ave, no longer standing.

 

Houses

345

a

Garrison (Jonathan Wade) house (address unclear: Brooks Ln., Bradlee Rd., or Pasture Hill Ln.?), built ca 1685.  Negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford, Mass.

 

Houses

345

b

Page from book.  Garrison (Jonathan Wade) house (same as previous image, #345a).  (3 copies)

 

Houses

346

a

Garrison (Jonathan Wade) house, Daniel Lawrence house in background.

 

Houses

346

b

Postcard, tinted.  Garrison (Jonathan Wade) house.  Printed by Hugh C. Leighton Co., Portland, Me.

 

Houses

347

 

Page from book.  Garrison (Jonathan Wade) house.  (6 copies)

 

Houses

348

 

Birthplace of Judge William Cushing Wait.  East side of Main St., south of Mystic River Bridge; later site of Parkway and locks.  Picture taken 1898.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976,

 

Houses

349

 

Walker house, Bradbury Ave. off Fellsway.

 

Houses

350

 

Walker house, side view.

 

Houses

351

 

Lester Williams house, Bradlee Rd. (then called Hall Park).

 

Houses

352

 

Horace Willis house, corner Sterans Ave. and Main St., later replaced by stores.  Picture taken ca 1895.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses

352

a

Horace Willis house.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses

353

 

Page from book.  Jonathan Watson (also Swan) house, 153 High St., westerly side of Unitarian Church.  Where Washington and Lafayette stopped and spoke from the steps.  (5 copies)

 

Houses

354

 

Jonathan Watson (also Swan) house.  Negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford, Mass.

 

Houses

355

 

[no item]

 

Houses

356

 

Jonathan Watson (also Swan) house, ca 1898.

 

Houses

357

 

Jonathan Watson (also Swan) house.  Picture taken 1903; also notation on reverse side: "1903 Samuel Lawrence."  Photo by George C. Hersey, 47 Magoun Ave., Medford, Mass. (5 copies, one is close-up)

 

Houses

358

 

[no item]

 

Houses

359

 

Wilcox-Sise house, Powder House Rd., demolished 1920s.

 

Houses

360

 

Stereoopticon photo.  Wilcox-Sise house.  Notation on reverse: Sise place formerly home of ?, Martha and Marian born here 1871-1869[?].

 

Houses

361

 

[no item]

 

Houses

362

 

Withington Bakery, Salem St., later site of Medford Theater.  Picture taken prior to 1915.

 

Houses

362

a

Withington Bakery, Lydia Marie Child (Converse Francis) house shown.  Picture taken ca 1900.  (2 copies)

 

Houses

363

 

Page from book.  Withington Bakery, 1825.  Image by A.C. Russell.  (6 copies)

 

Houses

364

 

House at corner High St. and Brooks Ln., second home of Medford Reading Room, no longer standing.  Negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford, Mass.

 

Houses

365

 

House on Main St. near Mystic Ave., June 4, 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses

366

 

House on Otis St. near Salem, ca 1900.

 

Houses

367

 

Postcard.  House, Otis St.?

 

Houses

368

 

Perry, Swan and three Hall houses, left side of street.  Dr. Bemis house, Fewtrell houses, Orthodox Church (later purchased for Catholic Church), right side of street.  High St. looking east toward Medford Sq.  From John H. Hooper.  (see also: Richard Hall (also Perry) house; Dr. Swan house; Benjamin Hall, Jr. house; Capt. Isaac Hall house)

 

Houses

369

 

First Old Folks Home, corner South and Manning Sts.

 

 

 

 

 

Houses-Brooks

 

 

SEE ALSO: BRIDGES, CELEBRATIONS, HISTORIC LANDMARKS, MIDDLESEX CANAL

 

Houses-Brooks

370

 

Page from book.  Birthplace of Gov. (Dr.) John Brooks (also known as Caleb Brooks or Bosquet house).  (hand-written correction stating "Jonanthan" Brooks appears incorrect)  Includes text describing this and homes of other Brooks family members.

 

Houses-Brooks

371

 

Engraving.  Birthplace of Gov. John Brooks.  (5 copies)

 

Houses-Brooks

372

 

Engraving.  Residence of Gov. John Brooks, High St.  (6 copies)

 

Houses-Brooks

373

 

Rev. Charles Brooks house, High St. near Woburn St.  Right side of house later removed.  (2 copies; one is close-up)

 

Houses-Brooks

374

 

Page from book.  Rev. Charles Brooks house.  (5 copies)

 

Houses-Brooks

375

 

Jonathan Brooks house, corner High and Woburn Sts.  Negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford, Mass.

 

Houses-Brooks

376

 

Engraving.  Jonathan Brooks house.  (6 copies)

 

Houses-Brooks

377

 

Jonathan Brooks house (hand-written cross-out of "John Brooks" appears correct).  Photo 1912?  (2 copies)

 

Houses-Brooks

378

 

Jonathan Brooks house, side view.  Photo taken October 16, 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses-Brooks

378

a

Jonathan Brooks house, photo taken ca 1915 and after High St. widened at Austin Ln.

 

Houses-Brooks

379

 

Engraving.  Thomas Brooks house, built by Samuel Brooks in 1727.  Image may include Slave Wall?

 

Houses-Brooks

380

 

Engraving.  Peter Chardon Brooks house, built 1802-5.

 

Houses-Brooks

381

 

[missing] Peter Brooks house, Grove St., "The Rocks," torn down.

 

Houses-Brooks

382

 

Peter Chardon Brooks house, with Indian monument, Grove St.

 

Houses-Brooks

383

 

Brooks Estate, Grove St., showing black walnut tree.

 

Houses-Brooks

384

 

Brooks Estate, Grove St., harvest scene.

 

Houses-Brooks

385

a

Brooks Estate, view of grounds with statues.  Photograph by Conant.

 

Houses-Brooks

385

b

Brooks Estate, view of grounds with pond, and corner of house in background.  Photograph by Conant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEE ALSO: VIEWS

 

Houses-Royall

386

 

Royall House, negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford, Mass. (3 copies, one is page from book)

 

Houses-Royall

387

 

Royall House; "Hobgoblin Hall."  Photograph by The Rockwell and Church Press, Boston.

 

Houses-Royall

388

 

Royall House, with seated figures in yard.  Gift of Miss Mary E. Leahy.

 

Houses-Royall

389

 

Royall House, with Slave Quarters.  (2 copies)

 

Houses-Royall

390

 

[no item]

 

Houses-Royall

391

 

Royall House, obscured by foliage.

 

Houses-Royall

392

 

Postcard.  Royall House, side view with Slave Quarters.  (2 copies; see also next image, #393)

 

Houses-Royall

393

 

Postcard, tinted.  Royall House, side view with Slave Quarters.  (Same image as previous item, #392)  Published by W.G. Howard, Medford, Mass.

 

Houses-Royall

394

 

[no item]

 

Houses-Royall

395

 

Clipping.  Royall House, view from street, with wooden fence.  Engraver: Grosscup & West Eng. Co., Phila. 

 

Houses-Royall

396

 

Postcard.  Royall House, front view without wing.

 

Houses-Royall

397

 

Postcard.  Royall House, with brick and iron fence, front view.

 

Houses-Royall

398

 

Postcard.  Royall House, with brick and iron fence, rear view.

 

Houses-Royall

399

 

Postcard.  Royall House, rear view with Slave Quarters.  Photo by Tinkham--Jeweler, Medford, Mass.  (see also next item, #400)

 

Houses-Royall

400

 

Royall House, rear view with Slave Quarters.  (Same image as previous, #399, but is fuller view) 

 

Houses-Royall

401

 

Postcard.  Royall House with trees and ivy on façade.  Printed by The Rotograph Co., NY City (Germany).

 

Houses-Royall

402

 

Page from book.  Royall House, rear view.l

 

Houses-Royall

403

 

Page from book.  Royall House, front view.  (2 copies)

 

Houses-Royall

404

 

[no item]

 

[

 

Houses-Royall

405

 

Royall House, garden gate.  Ca 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses-Royall

406

 

Clipping.  Royall House, "View of the rear" (side view of Slave Quarters).

 

Houses-Royall

407

 

Royall House, "old view" of entrance and tree-lined path.

 

Houses-Royall

408

 

Royall House, arch that was part of summer house.

 

Houses-Royall

409

 

Royall House, summer house.  Negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford, Mass.  (2 copies, one is page from book)

 

Houses-Royall

409

a

Postcard.  Royall House, summer house.  

 

Houses-Royall

410

 

Watercolor.  Royall House.

 

Houses-Royall

411

 

Royall House, Slave Quarters in winter, entry and end of house.  Photograph by Arthur C. Haskell, Architectural Photographer, 29(?) Cedar St., Marblehead, Mass.

 

Houses-Royall

412

 

Royall House, front view in winter with snow.

 

Houses-Royall

413

 

Royall House, view fron Main St.  Sign announcing Loan Exhibit.  Photo taken April 19, 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Houses-Royall

414

 

Royall House, rear façade.  Loan Exhibit, 1899.  Photograph by Conant.

 

Houses-Royall 

415

 

Pages from book.  Royall House.  Five images, interior and exterior.  (7 copies)

 

Houses-Royall 

416

 

Postcard.  Royall House interior, "Marble Chamber."

 

Houses-Royall 

417

 

Postcard.  Royall House interior, parlor.

 

Houses-Royall 

418

 

Postcard.  Royall House interior, parlor (view with chair).

 

Houses-Royall 

419

 

Postcard.  Royall House interior with wallpaper (parlor?).

 

Houses-Royall 

420

 

Postcard.  Royall House interior, bedroom.

 

Houses-Royall 

421

 

Postcard.  Royall House interior, loom and spinning wheel.

 

Houses-Royall 

422

 

Page from magazine.  Royall House interior, "Marble Chamber," with descriptive text.  House & Garden, February, 1974

 

Houses-Royall 

423

 

Magazine cover.  Royall House interior, bedroom.  Description on reverse side.  Yankee Magazine, November, 1971.

 

Houses-Royall 

424

 

Royall House interior, staircase with fire buckets.  Loan Exhibit, 1899.  Photograph by Conant.  (2 copies)

 

Houses-Royall 

425

 

Royall House interior, parlors.  Loan Exhibit, 1899.  Photograph by Conant.  (2 copies)

 

Houses-Royall 

426

 

Royall House interior, dining room.  Loan Exhibit, 1899.  Photograph by Conant.

 

Houses-Royall 

427

 

Royall House interior, kitchen.  Loan Exhibit, 1899.  Photograph by Conant.  (2 copies)

 

Houses-Royall 

428

 

Royall House interior, exhibition case.  Loan Exhibit, 1899.  Photograph by Conant.

 

Houses-Royall 

429

 

Page from book.  Royall House interior, staircase.  (4 copies)

 

Houses-Royall 

430

 

Postcard.  Royall House interior, staircase.

 

Houses-Royall 

431

 

Royall House interior, dining room.  Notation on reverse: "Property of Bombaci(?)."

 

Houses-Royall 

432

 

Newspaper clipping.  Royall House interior, kitchen fireplace.

 

Houses-Royall 

433

 

Postcard.  Royall House interior, kitchen fireplace.  (3 copies, one is newspaper clipping)

 

 

 

 

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

434

 

Booklet.  Royall House history featured; also profiles Old Powder House in Somerville.  Published by the Medford Historical Society, March, 1926.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

435

 

Application form for membership at Royall House.  Membership info on reverse side.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

436

 

Newspaper clipping.  Drawing of Royall house, Medford Daily Mercury, Friday, August 24, 1984. Text mounted on reverse describing transfer of maintenance from DAR to Association, dated 1905.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

437

 

Clippings and postcards mounted on cardboard (both sides).  Royall House and Pageant of 1915.  Text on reverse describing this and other historical Medford houses.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

438

 

Photocopy of article, "Royall House in Medford" by Arthur L. Phinney.  Notation on reverse reads Journey through New England, 1965.  (3 copies)

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

438

a

Newspaper clipping.  Royal designated a Registered National Historic Landmark. Photograph with Arthur Phinney, Edwin Small,  F. Derby Hall.  Medford Mercury (Malden Evening News?), October 23, 1962.  Photo by Dwight Davis.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

439

 

Newspaper clippings and postcards mounted on cardboard (both sides).  Royall House.  "Royall House History Told with Pageant," Christian Science Monitor, June 3, 1915.  "Old Royall House in Medford Visited…" Boston Herald American, June 28, 1974.  Advertising postcard for Pageant, 1915.  Tinted postcard of exterior. 

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

440

 

Items mounted on cardboard (both sides).  Royall House. Newspaper clipping, photograph of wall, Medford Daily Mercury, April 3, 1984. Letter of appeal for funds, May, 1907.  Badges from Royal House Pageant (sealed in envelope).

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

441

 

Magazine article.  Royall House mirror on loan to Parkman House.  House Beautiful, September, 1973.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

442

 

Clippings.  "Royall House in Medford," pictures and text (both sides).

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

443

 

Brochure.  Royall House Pageant, 1915.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

444

 

Newspaper clippings (both sides), Royall House.  "Safe of Mystery..."  (1910?).  "Colonial Days Relived in Royall House Pageant," (June 18, 1932 is date of article?).

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

445

 

Newpaper clipping and historical description (both sides), "The Royall House Mansion,"  Medford Mercury, May 20, 1975.  "Washington and the Royall House," from the Medford Historical Register.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

446

 

Newspaper clippings (both sides), Royall House.  "Smithsonian Tour Visits Here," June 28, 1974.   Photograph of wall renovation, Medford Daily Mercury, December 4, 1984.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

447

 

Newspaper clippings (both sides), Royall House.  "Story of the Last Royall…" Medford Courier, July 9, 1942.  Photographs of Royall House, Boston Sunday Globe, May 8, 1949.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

448

 

Newspaper clipping and typed page (both sides).  Royall House.  "Historic NE Homes Open," Boston Herald, May, 1958.   Typewritten list "Furnishings of the Royall House."

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

449

 

Newspaper clipping and typed page (both sides).  Royall House.  "Colonial Handicraft and Scenes Revived…" 1932.  Typewritten page, "History of the Royall House…"

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

450

 

Newspaper clipping and page from book (both sides).   Royall House.  "House Colonial Gem" (May 4, 1940?).  "The Famous Royall House," describing DAR's preservation efforts.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

451

 

Pages from book.  Four pages of text and photographs entitled "History of the Isaac Royall House." (2 pages, both sides)

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

452

 

[no item]

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

453

 

Brochure, Royall House information and hours (undated).  Text and drawings, image of house on reverse side.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

454

 

Pages from Medford Historical Register, September, 1932, entitled "Royall House Twice in the Public Eye."

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

455

 

Pamphlet, The Pageant of the Royall House, June, 1915.  (2 copies, one incomplete)

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

456

 

Pamphlet, The Royall House Association, By-laws, 1959.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

457

 

Clippings mounted on cardboard (both sides).  Royall House.  Article in Boston and Maine Messenger.  Article, "Wide Interest Given Pageant."  Article, "Visit to Colonial House Inspires Poem" by 13-year-old Rowena Allen, September 2, 1931.  Image of Slave Quarters with text.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

458

 

Newspaper clippings mounted on cardboard (both sides).  Royall House.  "Forgotten History of a Famous Revolutionary Mansion," New York Herald, August 20, 1905.  "Wide Interest Given Pageant," Medford Messenger, June 11, 1915.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

459

 

Newspaper clippings mounted on cardboard (both sides).  Royall House.  "How a Wealthy Loyalist Lived…" by Polly Long, Boston Sunday Herald, June 12, 1966.  Article, "Welcome to Royall House."

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

460

 

Newspaper clippings mounted on cardboard (both sides).  Royall House.  "The Royall Treatment.  PBS films area house for series."  Medford Daily Mercury, October 3, 1984.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

461

 

Pamphlet, Mansions of Massachusetts, including Royall House.  Published by Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities, 1977.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

462

 

Page from magazine.  Photographs of pageant at Royall House (both sides).  Harper's Bazar, August 1915.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

463

 

Newsletter, Royall House Reporter, October 1961.  Meeting summary.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

464

 

Newsletter, Royall House Reporter, January 1962.  Meeting summary.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

465

 

Newsletter, Royall House Reporter, January 1963.  Copley portrait, wallpaper, Cradock Bridge.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

466

 

Newsletter, Royall House Reporter, July 1963.  Annual meeting, Open House, outdoor lighting, Green Thumb Club.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

467

 

Newsletter, Royall House Reporter, October, 1963.  Garden opening and dedication, Mount Hope, workshop at Old Sturbridge.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

468

 

Newsletter, Royall House Reporter, April 1965.  Tassie medallion, Madame Wade,.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

469

 

Newsletter, Royall House Reporter, July 1965.  Loyalists exiled, Annaul meeting.  (2 copies)

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

470

 

Newsletter, Royall House Reporter, January 1966.  Pictures at exhibition.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

471

 

Newsletter, Royall House Reporter, April 1967.  Petition of Belinda, Royall portraits.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

472

 

Newsletter, Royall House Reporter, August 1968.  Miniatures, Annual meeting, Taverns of Medford.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

473

 

Newsletter, Royall House Reporter, April 1975.  Revolution, Bicentennial medal, "Elegant Royalls," loom, Royall tomb.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

474

a

Newspaper clippings (both sides), Royall House.  "Royall Wall Rehab.," Medford Daily Mercury, August 16, 1984.  "Royall Lived Only 2 Years in Famed House," Boston Sunday Globe, October 19, 1958.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

474

b

Newspaper clippings (both sides).  Royall House.  "High Point along the Highroad," "Early Tenants."  Photograph of house, Medford Daily Mercury, June 14, 1955; Medford artist Jim Murray's depiction of restored house, Medford Daily Mercury, September 3, 1980.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

475

 

Newspaper clippings (both sides).  Royall House.  "A Royall Look from the Past," by Alison Arnold with photograph by Thomas E. Landers, Boston Sunday Globe, August 12, 1973.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

476

 

Newspaper article.  The House Beautiful.  "An Old House and its Times," depicting Royall House pageant (1915?).  Photographs by Thomas E. Marr & Son.

 

Houses-Royall Pubs

477

 

Newspaper clippings (both sides).  "Royall House Open for Art Exhibit."  Text by William F. Homer, Jr., and photographs, Boston Sunday Herald, May 26, 1957.

 

 

 

 

 

Historic Landmarks

478

 

Page from book.  Tablet to Capt. Isaac Hall, June 14, 1905.  Photograph by W.L. Hallworth, Malden.  (6 copies)

 

Historic Landmarks

479

 

Page from book.  Unveiling of the tablet to Gov. John Brooks, June 16, 1905.  Photograph by W.L. Hallworth, Malden.  (6 copies)

 

Historic Landmarks

480

 

Wall built by slaves on the Brooks Estate.  Photograph by Conant.  (see also Houses-Brooks)

 

Historic Landmarks

480

a

Old Slave Wall on Grove St., ca 1899.  From the Medford Historical Socierty Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  (same image as items 480b) (see also Houses-Brooks)

 

Historic Landmarks

480

b

Page from book.  Brick wall said to be built about 1765 by slave "Pomp."  (6 copies, same image as item 480a) (see also Houses-Brooks)

 

Historic Landmarks

480

c

Fall or winter view of Slave Wall built by Pomei, slave of Thomas Brooks, in 1870.  (See also Houses-Brooks)

 

Historic Landmarks

481

 

Newspaper clipping.  Photograph of Elks Memorial at Oak Grove.  Medford Mercury, June 1, 1937.

 

Historic Landmarks

482

 

Tablet in memory of George Washington, dedicated by Sarah Bradlee Fulton Chapter of DAR, 1932.

 

Historic Landmarks

483

 

Hasting Heights Tower, corner Vernon and Allston Sts.

 

Historic Landmarks

484

 

Hasting Heights Tower, corner Vernon and Allston Sts., close-up view.

 

Historic Landmarks

485

 

The Meridian Monument.

 

Historic Landmarks

486

a

Grand Army of the Republic Monument, Oak Grove Cemetery, 1884-1890.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  (see also Clubs: Grand Army of the Republic)

 

Historic Landmarks

486

b

Grand Army of the Republic Monument, Oak Grove Cemetery, Memorial Day, 1888.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  (see also Clubs: Grand Army of the Republic)

 

Historic Landmarks

487

 

Monument to Sagamore John, West Medford, later moved to Sagamore Ave.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Historic Landmarks

488

 

Indian Monument (to Sagamore John).

 

 

 

 

 

Hotels Taverns

489

 

Stereoopticon photo.  Fountain Tavern (Inn), Salem St., built 1713.  Item belonged to Harry A. Higler(?), 40 Magoun Ave., Medford.  (same image as next item #490)

 

Hotels Taverns

490

 

Fountain Tavern (Inn), corner Fountain and Salem Sts.  (enlargement of previous image #489)

 

Hotels Taverns

491

 

Photocopy of page from book.  "Old Fontaine Tavern," Fountain Tavern (Inn), image and text.  Also image of "Old Watson House" (see also Houses: Jonathan Watson (also Swan).

 

Hotels Taverns

492

 

Page from book, engraving.  "The Fountain House," Fountain Tavern (Inn).  (7 copies) 

 

Hotels Taverns

493

 

Page from book.  Blanchard's Tavern, image and text.  Article "The Taverns of Medford" by John H. Hooper.

 

Hotels Taverns

493

a

Clipping.  Text decribing Blanchard's Tavern.

 

Hotels Taverns

494

 

Clipping.  Medford Inn (House).

 

Hotels Taverns

494

a

Clipping.  Text describing Medford Inn (House).

 

Hotels Taverns

495

 

Page from book, engraving.  Medford Inn (House), 1825.  (6 copies)

 

Hotels Taverns

496

a

Medford Inn (House).  (same image as next item #496b)

 

Hotels Taverns

496

b

Medford Inn (House), built 1804, corner Main and South Sts.  (same image as previous item #496a)

 

Hotels Taverns

497

 

Medford Inn (House), April 19, 1899.

 

Hotels Taverns

498

 

Simpson's Tavern, High St., ca 1800s.  (See also City Hall: Old City Hall Annex; Houses: Thomas Secomb house)

 

Hotels Taverns

499

 

Old Mystic House, Main St.  Building located at several sites: Ten Hills, future site of Wright Ave., Tufts Sq.

 

Hotels Taverns

500

 

Page from book.  Jonathan Porter House, Medford Sq.  Built on site of Royal Oak Tavern at close of Revolution.

 

Hotels Taverns

501

 

Page from book.  Sign of the Royal Oak Tavern, "in possession of Mr. George J. Porter of Medford."

 

Hotels Taverns

501

a

Clipping.  Text describing Royal Oak Tavern.

 

 

 

 

 

Hospitals

502

 

Page from book.  New England Sanitarium, later NE Memorial Hospital.  On site of former Hotel Langwood, Woodland Rd.  Image with historical text.  Local advertisememnts on reverse side. 

 

 

 

 

 

Industry-Misc

 

 

SEE ALSO: MYSTIC RIVER, INDUSTRY-SHIPS, VIEWS

 

Industry-Misc

503

 

Garment shop.  Early 1900s?

 

Industry-Misc

504

 

Ruins of old building near corner of Mystic Ave. and Swan St.  November 23, 1895.

 

Industry-Misc

504

a

City Stables on south side of Mystic River and Peirce Oil Silk Mfg. Co., ca 1899.  Picture number two of three-part panorama; see also next image #504b which is picture number three; picture number one is missing?  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  (3 copies; 2 are photocopies)

 

Industry-Misc

504

b

Medford Water and Sewer Building, south side of Mystic River, ca 1899.  Picture number three of three-part panorama; see also previous image #504a which is picture number two; picture number one is missing?  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  (3 copies; 2 are photocopies)

 

Industry-Misc

504

c

Mystic Boat Yard on Mystic River, near later site of Ship Ave.  (3 copies; 2 are photocopies)

 

Industry-Misc

504

d

Mystic Boat Yard, Riverside Ave. at foot of Pleasant St.  (2 copies; on is photocopy)

 

Industry-Misc

504

e

Mystic Boat Yard, Riverside Ave. near later site of Saltonstall Building.  Ca 1916.  (3 copies; 2 are photocopies)

 

Industry-Misc

504

f

Foster's Wharf on Riverside Ave. with mill pond near Saltonstall property, later Mystic Boat House.  Ca 1880s.

 

Industry-Misc

504

g

Foster's Wharf on Mystic River at foot of Cross St., later Rt. 93.  Ca 1890s.

 

Industry-Misc

504

h

Foster's Wharf with boats drawn up, on Mystic River, opposite Cross St. (later Rt. 93).  Ca 1915.

 

Industry-Misc

504

j

Foster's Wharf on Mystic River, showing site of Saltonstall building, with Riverside Ave. in background.  Ca 1916

 

Industry-Misc

504

k

Bean's Coal Wharf (later Medford City Yards, Wainwright Mfg. Co. in background.  Ca 1916.

 

 

 

 

 

Industry-Brick

505

 

College Hill Brickyard, 1892.  View from Tufts Hill, shows brick-making machine.

 

Industry-Brick

506

a

College Hill Brickyard, later Tufts University baseball field on College Ave.  October 31, 1891, 4:00 pm.

 

Industry-Brick

506

b

College Hill Brickyard, August 5, 1891.

 

Industry-Brick

507

 

College Hill Brickyard, tar pit and preparation of tar, sand and gravel for concreting.  Photo taken in 1891.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  

 

Industry-Brick

508

a

College Hill Brickyard, men carrying board of new bricks and filling mill.  August 5, 1891.

 

Industry-Brick

508

b

College Hill Brickyard, new bricks and mill.

 

 

 

 

 

Industry-Distillery

509

 

Old Medford Distillery (on left).  Used as engine house for Boston and Maine Railroad at time of photo, ca 1912.  Cross St. Bridge and J N Gowin & Co also visible.  (same image as next item #510)

 

Industry-Distillery

510

 

Old Medford Distillery.  (same image as previous item #509)

 

Industry-Distillery

511

 

Old Medford Distillery and Richard Sprague house.  (see also Houses: Richard Sprague house)  (2 copies, one has blue tint)

 

Industry-Distillery

512

 

Old Medford Distillery, Riverside Ave., April 19, 1999.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.  (same image as next item #513)

 

Industry-Distillery

513

 

Page from book.  Old Medford Distillery, Riverside Ave., with text history.  (same image as previous item #512)

 

Industry-Distillery

514

 

Old Medford Distillery established by John Hall, and Richard Sprague house.   (4 copies)  (see also Houses: Richard Sprague house)

 

Industry-Distillery

515

 

Newspaper clipping.  Old photo of Riverside Ave. where Old Medford Rum was distilled.  Clipping dated February 25, 1939.  Picture and text.  News of local hockey on reverse.

 

 

 

 

 

Industry-Ships

 

 

SEE ALSO: INDUSTRY-MISC, MYSTIC RIVER, VIEWS

 

Industry-Ships

516

 

Page from book.  Ship "The Blessing of the Bay," with text on shipbuilding history. Negative image.  (2 copies)

 

Industry-Ships

517

 

Clipper ship "Gem of the Ocean," photograph of painting with text on reverse.  Gift of Mrs. Margaret Wall on March 14, 1953.

 

Industry-Ships

518

 

Page from book.  Clipper ship "Sancho Panza." (2 copies)

 

Industry-Ships

519

 

Page from book.  Clipper ship "Phantom." (2 copies)

 

Industry-Ships

520

 

Page from book.  Clipper ship "Colchis."  (2 copies; one is photocopy)

 

Industry-Ships

521

 

Page from book, engraving.  Launch on The Mystic, by John Andrew and Son.  (4 copies)

 

Industry-Ships

522

 

Page from book, engraving.  Clipper ship "Ocean Express."  (2 copies)

 

Industry-Ships

523

 

Photograph of painting.  Medford Shipyard 1878 by Foxcroft Cole.  Photograph by Herbert P. Vose, Wellesley Hills, Mass.

 

Industry-Ships

524

 

Photograph of watercolor.  Ship "Pilgrim" at Foster's Yard, December 4, 1873.  Painting by Fred H C Woolley.

 

Industry-Ships

525

 

Page from book of watercolor.  Building of ship "Pilgrim" at Foster's Yard.  Painting  by Fred H C Woolley.  (4 copies)

 

Industry-Ships

526

a

Photograph of painting.  Ship on stacks, Foster's Shipyard, Foster's Court, 1868.

 

Industry-Ships 

526

b

Photograph of drawing.  1830-1850 view of Riverside Ave. and shipbuilding, drawn by Woolley.

 

Industry-Ships

526

c

Ship construction, James O. Curtis yard, Union St.  (2 copies; one is photocopy)

 

Industry-Ships

526

d

Calendar.  Medford-Built Saling Ships, The 100th Anniversary Calendar of the Medford Historical Society, 1996/1997.

 

Industry-Ships

526

e

Travel advertisement for Glidden and Williams Line, clipper ship Thacher Magoun.  Photograph from the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA.

 

Industry-Ships

526

f

Travel advertisement for Glidden and Williams Line, clipper ship Electric Spark.  Photograph from the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA.

 

 

 

 

 

Maps

 

 

[folder missing]

 

 

 

 

 

Middlesex Canal

 

 

SEE ALSO: BRIDGES, MYSTIC RIVER

 

Middlesex Canal

538

 

Page from book, engraving.  Middlesex Canal Aqueduct across Mystic River, 1865.  Dunster house in background.  (see also Houses: Dunster house)

 

Middlesex Canal

539

 

Middlesex Canal Bridge, torn down for houses on Sagamore Ave.  Pictured are "Davenport's grandchildren."  (See also Bridges: Canal Bridge)

 

Middlesex Canal

540

 

Horse pulling canal boat on Middlesex Canal.

 

Middlesex Canal

541

 

Portable Hancock School in foreground, on site of Middlesex Canal.  (same as item: Schools 834)

 

Middlesex Canal

542

 

Boston Avenue Bridge.  Middlesex Canal house on right and Riverside Woodwork Factory on right of Bridge.

 

Middlesex Canal

543

 

Middlesex Canal Bridge.  (See also Bridges: Canal Bridge)

 

Middlesex Canal

544

 

Page from book.  Middlesex Canal locations: six images of Boston Ave., Mystic Lake, Brooks Estate, Summer St., Tufts Sq.  (See also Houses-Brooks, Mystic Lakes) (4 copies)

 

 

 

 

 

Mystic Lakes

545

 

Medford Boathouse, located between First and Second Mystic Lakes.

 

Mystic Lakes

546

 

Mystic Valley Parkway beach, on lower lake and not far from High St.; before Sandy Beach was built.

 

Mystic Lakes

547

 

Page from book.  Three views of Mystic Lake: dam, Boat Club house, Upper Mystic.  (5 copies)

 

 

 

 

 

Mystic River

 

 

SEE ALSO: BRIDGES, INDUSTRY-MISC, INDUSTRY-SHIPS, VIEWS

 

Mystic River

548

 

Page from book.  Along the Mystic River; 5 views: Craddock Bridge, Auburn Street Bridge, West Medford, Fish weirs at Alewife Brook, "Ford at the Mystick."  (5 copies)

 

Mystic River

549

a

Ships on the Mystic River.

 

Mystic River

549

b

Three-masted schooner and tugboat on the Mystic River.

 

Mystic River

549

c

Steam-powered boat on the Mystic River, November 9, 1884.  Davenport photograph.  (2 copies; one is photocopy)

 

Mystic River

550

 

View of Mystic River and Main St., looking east, prior to 1880 (wooden drawbrige pictured was replaced by Craddock Bridge in 1880).

 

Mystic River

551

 

Mystic River at low tide, looking toward Rock Hill from Winthrop Street Bridge, ca 1882.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.  (possibly a panorama view with next item #552)  (2 copies)

 

Mystic River

552

 

View from Auburn Street Bridge, looking east on Mystic River, prior to 1900.  (possibly a panorama view with previous item #551)

 

Mystic River

552

a

View of Mystic River from Winthrop St. of back side of High St., with steeples of Grace Church and Unitarian Church.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Mystic River

553

 

Mystic River side of High St., shows church and Opera House.  Ca 1880s.  (2 copies; one is photocopy)

 

Mystic River

554

 

[missing] Rowing on Mystic River, looking west toward Medford Sq., Ben's Coal Yard on left.

 

Mystic River

555

 

Mystic River looking from Auburn Street Bridge toward Medford Sq., Rock hill on left.

 

Mystic River

556

 

View of Mystic River from Auburn Street Bridge, looking northeast toward Winthrop St.  Prior to 1893.

 

Mystic River

557

 

[missing] Mystic River from Winthrop Street Bridge looking toward Medford Sq., showing rear of St. Joseph's Church, June 12, 1896.

 

Mystic River

558

 

Scene along Mystic River, 1890s.

 

Mystic River

559

 

Mystic River at high tide from Hayden's Beach, ca 1890s.  Later site of edge of Route 93 and Gravelly Creek culvert.

 

Mystic River

560

 

Mystic River from Hayden Beach.

 

Mystic River

561

 

Mystic River with children, 1890s(?).  May also be Pine Hill, Middlesex Fells.  (See also Fells)

 

Mystic River

562

 

Mystic River at Winthrop St. showing houses and remains of old wharf and marshland, ca 1890.

 

Mystic River

563

 

Mystic River looking west from Craddock Bridge, 1899.  Shows pedestrian bridge (before Armory or Parkway built), St. Joseph's Church, Page and Curtin store on left.  

 

Mystic River

564

 

Mystic River near entrance to West Medford, 1899.  View from Winthrop Street Bridge, looking west.

 

Mystic River

565

 

[missing] Mystic River at Craddock Bridge showing sailing ship at dock, looking west, 1899.

 

Mystic River

566

 

Mystic River, prior to 1900.  View is upstream toward West Medford from Harvard Street Bridge, Arlington houses in background.

 

Mystic River

567

 

Mystic River near Rock Hill, ca 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Mystic River

568

 

Mystic River near Rock Hill, with rowboat, ca 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Mystic River

569

 

Mystic River from Weir Bridge, looking upstream toward Lower Mystic Lake, ca 1899.  Wood in foreground designates deepest portion of river.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.  (See also Mystic Lakes) (2 copies)

 

Mystic River

570

 

Scene along Mystic River showing fish weirs, ca 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Mystic River

571

 

Mystic River with fish weirs beyond Boston Avenue Bridge.

 

Mystic River

572

 

Mystic River, ca 1899.  View from Jerome Street Bridge looking toward Arlington, Dunster House on left bank behind fish house.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Mystic River

573

 

Mystic River with billboards on marsh, looking east from railroad bridge, ca 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Mystic River

573

a

Billboards on marsh, taken from railroad bridge over present Mystic Valley Parkway, looking toward Medford Sq.  Ca 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Mystic River

574

 

Mystic River showing rear of buildings on High St. after locks were built in 1900.

 

Mystic River

575

 

Mystic River, rear of buildings on High St. before Parkway built.

 

Mystic River

576

 

Mystic River, ca 1899.  Shown are Foster's Lumberyard (later municipal parking lot) and offal building for garbage disposal.  (Picture number 1 of 3-panel panorama)  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Mystic River

577

 

[missing] Mystic River, site of "Ford on the Mystick" in rear of St. Joseph's Church; see also item #582.  (Picture number 2 of panorama?  See previous item #576.)

 

Mystic River

578

 

[missing] Mystic River looking south from Weir Bridge, West Medford showing workers changing the course of river, ca 1911.

 

Mystic River

579

 

Mystic River, explosion as course of river being changed, ca 1911.  River used to run nearer to Alewife Brook Parkway.

 

Mystic River

580

 

Mystic River, workers changing course of river at Auburn St., 1912.

 

Mystic River

581

 

Boy swimming in the Mystic River.

 

Mystic River

582

 

Ford at the Mystick, St. Joseph's Church and Armory in background, view from South St.  (see also item #894)

 

Mystic River

582

a

Postcard.  Armory and Catholic Church, view over Mystic River.  Published by EH & FA Rugg, Medford.  (see also item #894)

 

Mystic River

583

 

Mystic River, view from Library on High St., early 1900s.

 

 

 

 

 

Pageants

 

 

SEE ALSO: CELEBRATIONS, HOUSES-ROYALL, HOUSES-ROYALL PUBS

 

Pageants

584

 

Program. "On the Banks of the Mystic, an Historical Festival, 1630-1896, Medford Massachusetts."  (2 copies of cover)

 

Pageants

585

 

[no item]

 

Pageants

586

 

Program. "The Pageant of the Royall House.  Medford, Massachusetts.  June 2, 3, 4, 1915."  (same image as items #587, 591)

 

Pageants

587

 

Page from book.  Pageant of the Royall House, June, 1915.  Text describing pageant on reverse side.  (same image as items #586, 591)

 

Pageants

588

 

Pageant of the Royall House, 1915, dancers outdoors at rear doorway.  Photo by Tinkham, Jeweler, Medford, Massachusetts.

 

Pageants

589

 

Pageant of the Royall House, 1915, scene of women working outdoors at rear door.

 

Pageants

590

 

Pageant of the Royall House, 1915, dancer at rear door and Slave Quarters in background.

 

Pageants

591

 

Postcard.  Pageant of the Royall House, 1915.  Drawing and descriptive text. (same image as program; see items #586, 587)  (2 copies)

 

Pageants

592

 

Postcard.  Pageant of the Royall House, 1915.  Actors outdoors at rear of house and next to Slave Quarters.

 

Pageants

593

 

Postcard.  Pageant of the Royall House, 1915.  Actors and actresses dancing in Colonial dress.

 

Pageants

594

 

Postcard.  Pageant of the Royall House, 1915.  Actresses dancing.

 

Pageants

595

 

Postcard.  Pageant of the Royall House, 1915.  Man and woman in Colonial dress by rear door.

 

Pageants

596

 

Postcard.  Pageant of the Royall House, 1915.  Actors in blackface.

 

Pageants

597

 

Postcard.  Pageant of the Royall House, 1915.  Two actors on horseback.

 

Pageants

598

 

Royall House pageant, 1932.  Group outdoors in Colonial dress, with harp.  Notation on reverse side: C E Olsen, 43 Ashland St., Medford.

 

Pageants

599

 

Royall House pageant, 1932.  Group of older women in Colonial dress standing beside house.  Notation on reverse side: C E Olsen, 43 Ashland St., Medford.

 

Pageants

600

 

Royall House pageant, 1932.  Group of five in Colonial dress beside house.  Notation on reverse side: C E Olsen, 43 Ashland St., Medford.

 

Pageants

601

 

Royall House pageant, 1932.  Group of women in Colonial dress, at work.  Notation on reverse side: C E Olsen, 43 Ashland St., Medford.

 

Pageants

602

 

Royall House pageant, 1932.  Group of adults and children in Colonial dress, beside door.  Notation on reverse side: C E Olsen, 43 Ashland St., Medford.

 

Pageants

603

 

Royall House pageant, 1932.  Group of young women in Colonial dress, bushes behind.  Notation on reverse side: C E Olsen, 43 Ashland St., Medford.

 

Pageants

604

 

Lois Hahn, Corresponding Secretary for Royall House, greeting visitors on west façade, 1974.  On reverse, newspaper clipping with picture about Royall portrait on exibit at Harvard University's Langdell Hall.  Medford Daily Mercury, August 30, 1973(?).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEE ALSO: VIEWS

 

Parks

605

 

Magoun Park, Pembroke St. entrance.

 

Parks

606

 

Entrance to Magoun Park, Pembroke St.

 

Parks

607

 

Magoun Park from Thatcher St.

 

Parks

607

a

Magoun Park, winter scene.

 

Parks

608

 

Logan Grove.

 

Parks

609

 

Metropolitan Park Commission, opposite Sandy Beach.  Battery House with park police officer McCloud and bicycle, July 31, 1910.

 

Parks

609

a

Brooks Park, off Main St.  June 4, 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976. 

 

 

 

 

 

Police

610

 

Page from book.  Composite of 5 photos of public buildings including Police, Fire, Library, City Hall, Magoun residence.  1890?  (see also City Hall, Fires, Houses-Magoun, Library) 

 

Police

611

 

Page from book.  Police Headquarters, with horse-drawn wagon, ca 1890.

 

Police

612

 

Police Headquarters, corner Swan and Main Sts., ca 1890.

 

Police

613

 

Group photo of police officers in front of new City Hall.

 

Police

613

a

Unidentified police officer with boys in background.  Ca 1900?  (2 copies; one is mirror image of the other)

 

 

 

 

 

Portrait-Composite

614

 

Page from book.  Six Civil War-era military portraits of "F Company": Felch, Fiske, Sampson, Woodbury, Gardiner, Hunt.  

 

Portrait-Composite

615

 

Page from book.  Six Civil War-era military portraits of "K Company (Old)":  Bartel, Belcher, Bacon, Blaisdell, Hawes, Welch.

 

Portrait-Composite

616

a

Photocopy of page from book.  General Samuel C. Lawrence, portrait and text (continued next item #616b).  From Historic Medford 1630-1904.

 

Portrait-Composite

616

b

Photocopy of page from book.  General Samuel C. Lawrence, continuation of text from previous item (# 616a) and picture of Royall House.  From Historic Medford 1630-1904.

 

Portrait-Composite

617

 

[no item]

 

Portrait-Composite

618

 

Photocopy of page from book.  General John Brooks and Peter C. Brooks, with picutre of Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort") and text about Lawrence Light Guard.

 

Portrait-Composite

619

 

Photocopy of page from book.  Hon. Charles S. Baxter, Mayor of Medford, portrait and text.

 

 

 

 

 

Portrait-Composite

620

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  Captain George L. Goodale, A.M. Stickney.  On reverse: Ella Prescott Fuller and photo of Prividence Spring.

 

Portrait-Composite

621

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  Ellen M. Gill.  On reverse: Sarah E. Fuller.

 

Portrait-Composite

622

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  Hetty Fulton Wait.  On reverse: Sarah Warner Brooks at "The Lilacs," West Medford.

 

Portrait-Composite

623

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  George S. Delano.  Text on reverse side.

 

Portrait-Composite

624

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  Daniel A. Gleason.  On reverse: Charles B. Buss.

 

Portrait-Composite

625

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  His Honor, Mayor Dwyer.  On reverse: Edward W. Hayes, City Collector and James B. Simpson, City Messenger.

 

Portrait-Composite

626

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  Lewis H. Lovering, Honorable William B. Lawrence.  On reverse: J. Gilman Waite.

 

Portrait-Composite

627

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  M.E. Munro, Edward E. Elder.  On reverse: Ernest B. Moore, David H. Brown, photo of residence of N.P. Hallowell.

 

Portrait-Composite

628

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  Benjamin F. Haines, William Leavens.  On reverse: William M. Cudworth, Eleazar Boynton, Charles B. Dunham.

 

Portrait-Composite

629

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  Moses C. Vinal, Edward P. Boynton and photo of his residence, Alderman Henry Sterling.  On reverse: Will C. Eddy, Philip Scott, Lorenzo P. Benet, Alderman Harry Highly, Charles B. Gleason.

 

Portrait-Composite

630

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  W. Arthur Jones, Chester J. Pike, Edward W. Teele.  On reverse: Edmund T. Hastings, George Hervey, Francis E. Foster, Nathaniel P. Ames.  

 

Portrait-Composite

631

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  Dudley C. Hall, Edmund H. Pennell, Horatio N. Peak.  On reverse: Edward J. Gaffey, Charles W. Smith, Winslow Joyce.  

 

Portrait-Composite

632

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  Walter F. Cushing, Julius A. Zinn; also photos of residences of Charles A. Record (121 Otis St.) and Frederick B. Furbish.  On reverse: Irwin O. Wright, Amos M. Roberts, Frank E. Chandler; also photo of residence of Shepard Brooks on Grove St.

 

Portrait-Composite

633

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  Wilton B. Fay and photo of his residence, "Ridgeholm."  On reverse: David R. Harvey and photo of his residence, Richard Gibson.  

 

Portrait-Composite

634

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  John H. Byron; also photos of residences of W.T. Jenney and H.R. Leighton (High St.).  On reverse: George W. Hersey, William Edgar Crosby, Captain Henry W. Pitman.

 

Portrait-Composite

635

 

Page from book.  Portraits and text from: Medford, Past and Present.  Reverend George M. Butler.  On reverse: Reverend F.I. Paradise.

 

 

 

 

 

Portrait-Composite

636

 

Page from book.  Portraits of members of "committees": Eddy (publishing), Crosby (music), (treasurer), Dunham (decorations), Means (printing).  (6 copies)

 

Portrait-Composite

637

 

Page from book.  Portraits of "Banquet Committee": Hallowell (toastmaster), Leavens, Loomis (chairman), Moore (secretary and treasurer), Boynton.  (5 copies)

 

Portrait-Composite

638

 

Page from book.  Portraits of "ministers who observed anniversary": Eaton (First Universalist), Levy (First Baptist), Butler (Mystic Congregational), Klyne (West Medford Trinity M.E.), Yorke (West Medford Congregational).  (6 copies)

 

Portrait-Composite

639

 

Page from book.  Portraits of members of "committees": Byram (press), Morss (school exercises), Lawrence (executive, literary), Pennell (printing), Fenton (historic exhibit and loan).  (5 copies)

 

Portrait-Composite

640

 

Page from book.  Portraits of members of "committees" (executive and finance): Fay, Teele, Lovering, Brewer, Teel.  (6 copies)

 

Portrait-Composite

641

 

Page from book.  Portraits of "Group of Educators": Dame, Wait, Cummings, Morrison, Sawyer.  (6 copies)

 

Portrait-Composite

642

 

Page from book.  Portraits: Daniel W. Lawrence, Benjamin C. Leonard, Eleazer Boynton, Judge Harlow, Daniel A. Gleason.  (4 copies)

 

Portrait-Composite

643

 

Page from book.  Portraits of "Medford Historians": Helen Tilden Wild, Moses Whitcher Mann, Rev. Charles Brooks, James M. Usher, Elizur Wright.  (4 copies)

 

Portrait-Composite

644

 

Page from book.  Portraits of members of "committees": Gleason (odist), Wait (literary), Boynton (orator), Lewis (music), DeLong (literary, executive).  (4 copies)

 

Portrait-Composite

645

 

Page from book.  Portraits of members of "committees": Harvey (hospitality), Joyce (invitations), Baxter (athletics), Enwright (executive), Brown (athletics).  (6 copies)

 

Portrait-Composite

646

 

Page from book.  Portraits of "Military Group": Ryder, Currier, Hutchins, Law, Whitney.  (5 copies)

 

Portrait-Composite

647

 

Page from book.  Portraits of "Medford Ship-Builders": Foster, Waterman, Magoun, Curtis, Cudworth.  (3 copies)

 

Portrait-Composite

647

a

Group photo of young men and women.  June, 1889.

 

Portrait-Composite

647

b

Page from book.  Portrait of Royall family.  Painting by Robert Feke.

 

 

 

 

 

Portraits A-D

648

 

Leontine "Leo" Barros, veteran and athlete.  Photo and bio mounted on board.  Probably 1970s.

 

Portraits A-D

649

 

Engraving.  H. Ballou.  By H.W. Smith sc and J.H. Daniels, printer.  (6 copies)

 

Portraits A-D

650

 

Page from book.  Rev. E. Stewart Best, Methodist pastor.  Also pictures of Wesley's Bible.  Printed March, 1923.

 

Portraits A-D

651

 

Page from book. Nehemiah Boynton, "Minister-at-Large," 1856-1933.

 

Portraits A-D

652

 

Miss Grace Boynton, missionary and author.

 

Portraits A-D

653

 

Program.  Hon. Clifford M. Brewer. Four-page program for banquet in his honor, January 18, 1911.

 

Portraits A-D

654

 

David Brickman, editor of Medford Daily Mercury.

 

Portraits A-D

655

 

Page from book.  Rev. Charles Brooks (1795-1872).  Painting by Frothingham, 1825.

 

Portraits A-D

656

 

Engraving.  Charles Brooks.  Engraving by J.C. Buttre for Biographical Studies of Eminent Americans.  (same image as item# 657)

 

Portraits A-D

657

 

Engraving.  Charles Brooks.  Printed by Wilson and Daniels.  (same image as item #656)  (5 copies)

 

Portraits A-D

658

 

Page from book.  Charles Brooks.  (5 copies)

 

Portraits A-D

659

 

Page from book.  (Major General) John Brooks.  By Stuart.  (5 copies)

 

Portraits A-D

660

 

Page from book.  (Gov.) John Brooks (1752-1825)  (6 copies)

 

Portraits A-D

661

 

Page from book.  (Dr.) John Brooks.  (same image as item #664)  (5 copies, differences in captions; one copy is page from festival program with text on reverse side for "On the Banks of the Mystic," 1896)

 

Portraits A-D

662

 

[no item]

 

Portraits A-D

663

 

[no item]

 

Portraits A-D

664

 

Engraving.  John Brooks.  By R.E. Babson and J. Andrews, also Frothingham.  (same image as item #661)  (5 copies)

 

Portraits A-D

665

 

Judge and Mrs. (Susan Hallowell) Lawrence G. Brooks.  Photo and bio mounted on board.  Probably 1970s.

 

Portraits A-D

666

 

Page from book.  Maria Gowen Brooks.  (2 copies)

 

Portraits A-D

667

 

Engraving.  Peter Chardon Brooks, 2nd, 1798-1880.  By F.T. Stuart, Boston.  (6 copies)

 

Portraits A-D

668

 

Page from book.  David H. Brown, president, Medford Historical Society.  (7 copies)

 

Portraits A-D

669

 

Campaign card.  Alderman John H. Burke.  Campaign advertisement for mayoral election, 1931, on reverse side.  

 

Portraits A-D

670

 

Page from book. Medford, Past and Present.  Elmer H. Capen, LLD, president of Tufts College 1875-1905.  Barnum Museum, photos and text, on reverse.

 

Portraits A-D

671

 

Newspaper clipping.  (Alderman) John C. Carr "opens mayoralty campaign."

 

Portraits A-D

672

 

Newspaper clipping.  (Mayor) John J. Carr at inauguration, with his mother, Mrs. Bridget Carr.

 

Portraits A-D

673

 

Page from book.  Lydia Marie Child.  (5 copies)

 

Portraits A-D

674

 

Page from book.  Lydia Marie Child at the age of 20.  Oil painting.  (2 copies)

 

Portraits A-D

675

 

Newspaper clipping.  Richard B. Coolidge, ex-mayor of Medford and president of First National Bank.  May 25, 1934.

 

Portraits A-D

676

 

Charles Cummings.  By Heliotype Printing Co., Boston.  (6 copies)

 

Portraits A-D

677

 

Page from book.  James O. Curtis, shipbuilder.

 

Portraits A-D

678

 

Page from book.  Lorin Low Dame.

 

Portraits A-D

679

 

Mrs. Harriet Darden, nurse.  Photo and bio mounted on board.  Probably 1970s.

 

Portraits A-D

680

 

Page from book.  George S. Delano.

 

Portraits A-D

681

 

Campaign card.  Michael F. Dwyer.  December 13, 1904 election.

 

Portraits A-D

682

 

Hon. Richard F. Dwyer, Mayor 1905-6.  (6 copies)

 

 

 

 

 

Portraits E-L

683

 

Alonzo Fields, White House butler to four presidents.  Photo and bio mounted on board.  Probably 1970s.

 

Portraits E-L

684

 

Page from book.  Joshua T. Foster.  (6 copies)

 

Portraits E-L

685

 

Brochure.  Promotion for book "Democracy's Negroes," by Arthur Furr.

 

Portraits E-L

686

 

Engraving.  Thomas A. Goddard, by E.W. Smith.  (4 copies)

 

Portraits E-L

687

 

Engraving.  Dudley Hall, 1780-1868.  (5 copies)

 

Portraits E-L

687

a

Hallowell, Norwood P., Colonel, of 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment.  Ca 1860s. Photograph from Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA.

 

Portraits E-L

688

 

Page from book. John H. Hooper, historian.  (6 copies)

 

Portraits E-L

689

 

Page from book.  Photos and text (both sides) of Captain Hutchins, also Captain J.C.D. Clark.  From Medford, Past and Present.  

 

Portraits E-L

690

 

Newspaper clipping.  Mayor-elect John J. Irwin, also election results and photos of aldermen-elect: Prior, Hassett, Prescott, Callahan, Gibbons, Bonney, Twombley.  Medford Weekly News, November 9, 1933.

 

Portraits E-L

691

 

Newspaper clipping.  Mayor John J. Irwin.

 

Portraits E-L

692

 

Newspaper clipping.  "Banquet to Medford's Mayor," pictures Mayor John J. Irwin, Mary Irwin, Mrs. Irwin, Thomas M. Connell.  Boston Post, January 16, 1936.

 

Portraits E-L

693

 

Newspaper clipping.  "Keys of Garage to Mayor," pictures Mayor John J. Irwin; also engineers Leary, Gillis, Delaney, Nicholson.  September 3, 1937.

 

Portraits E-L

694

 

Miss Jerguson.  Photo by J. Abresk(?), N.Y.

 

Portraits E-L

695

 

Madeline Dugger Kelley, local citizen.  Photo and bio mounted on board.  Probably 1970s.

 

Portraits E-L

696

 

Page from book.  Daniel Lawrence, text on both sides.  From Medford, Past and Present.

 

Portraits E-L

697

 

Samuel C. Lawrence, first mayor of Medford.  By Marshall, Boston.  (same image as 698) (3 copies)

 

Portraits E-L

698

 

Page from book.  Samuel C. Lawrence.  (same image as item 697)

 

Portraits E-L

699

 

Magazine.  Article about Samuel Crocker Lawrence.  Trowel, Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts, Spring, 1993.

 

Portraits E-L

700

 

[missing] Bust of Mary Livermore.

 

Portraits E-L

701

 

Engraving.  Judah Loring, 1809-1857.  By F.T. Stuart, Boston.  (5 copies)

 

Portraits E-L

702

 

Frank W. Lovering, historian.  Photo and bio mounted on board.  Probably 1970s.

 

 

 

 

 

Portraits M-R

703

 

Engraving.  Thatcher Magoun, Sr., 1775-1858, builder of Mansion House (Medford's first public library).  (6 copies; same image as item #704))

 

Portraits M-R

704

 

Page from book.  Thatcher Magoun, Sr., "the pioneer shipbuilder of Medford."  (same image as item #703)

 

Portraits M-R

705

 

Engraving.  Thatcher Magoun, Jr., 1808-1883, donor of the Mansion House.  (4 copies)

 

Portraits M-R

706

 

Page from book.  George W. McCoy.  Text on reverse is campaign material for unnamed candidate.

 

Portraits M-R

707

 

Herman Mills, in Civil War military dress.

 

Portraits M-R

708

 

Herman Mills, Co. M 1st Mass. Cav.  Died at Beaufort, SC, April 9, 1864.  (see also item #730, Preston Wood)

 

Portraits M-R

709

 

Page from book.  Benjamin F. Morrison.

 

Portraits M-R

710

 

Mrs. Muriel (Earhart) Morrisey, author of "Courage is the Price," biography of her sister Amelia Earhart.  Photo and bio mounted on board.  Probably 1970s.

 

Portraits M-R

711

 

Page from book.  Drawing of Rev. David Osgood, minister of First Parish Church.  (5 copies)

 

Portraits M-R

712

 

John Pearl, family businessman.  Photo and bio mounted on board.  Probably 1970s.

 

Portraits M-R

713

 

Rev. Dr. Oscar G. Phillips, minister of Shiloh Baptist Church.  Photo and bio mounted on board.  Probably 1970s.

 

Portraits M-R

714

 

Page from book.  John Pierpont, Rev.  Unitarian minister and abolitionist.

 

Portraits M-R

715

 

Newspaper clipping.  Ruth Posselt, violinist, returning from European tour.  October 25, 1936; probably Boston Herald.

 

Portraits M-R

716

 

Ruth Posselt in pose with violin.

 

Portraits M-R

717

 

Robert Rhone, businessman and "Father of Medford tennis."  Photo and bio mounted on board.  Probably 1970s.

 

 

 

 

 

Portraits S-Z

718

 

Page from book.  Susanna Rowson.  Unrelated local history text on reverse.

 

Portraits S-Z

719

 

[no item]

 

Portraits S-Z

720

 

Benjamin H. Sampson, Fire Chief.

 

Portraits S-Z

721

 

Engraving.  George L. Stearns.  (4 copies)

 

Portraits S-Z

722

 

Page from book.  Dr. Daniel Swan.

 

Portraits S-Z

722

a

Newspaper article.  "James G. Swan Played Big Role in State."  Tacoma Sunday Ledger-News Tribune, Tacoma Washington, March 25, 1951.

 

Portraits S-Z

723

 

Page from book.  Abraham Touro, an early resident.  Painting by Gilbert Stuart, notation that it was owned by Dr. I.M. Cline, New Orleans.  Unrelated local historical text on reverse.

 

Portraits S-Z

724

 

Page from book.  Charles Tufts.  Photograph by A. Merrill Titus from painting on glass in Tufts President's office.

 

Portraits S-Z

725

 

Rev. Ebenezer Turrell, of First Parish, November 1724-1778.  Photograph of painting.  (same image as item #726)

 

Portraits S-Z

726

 

Page from book.  Rev. Ebenezer Turell.  Etching, same image as item #725.  (5 copies)

 

Portraits S-Z

727

 

Page from book.  James M. Usher, historian.  (3 copies)

 

Portraits S-Z

728

 

James M. Usher.

 

Portraits S-Z

729

 

Page from book.  John White.  (5 copies)

 

Portraits S-Z

730

 

Preston Wood, Co. L 1st Mass. Cav.  Died at Beaufort, SC, September 9, 1862.  (see also item #708, Herman Mills)

 

Portraits S-Z

731

 

Page from book.  Elizur Wright, abolitionist, editor, established Fells and Wright's Pond.

 

 

 

 

 

Portraits-Earhart

 

 

[folder missing]  

 

 

 

 

 

Portraits-Chevalier

740

 

[missing] Godfrey de Courcelles Chevalier, Lieutenant, US Navy.  Photo with signature, 1889-1922.

 

Portraits-Chevalier

741

 

Page from book.  Godfrey Chevalier, war record.  From booklet called Godfrey Chevalier Memorial, Medford Historical Register, March 7, 1940.  (both sides)  

 

Portraits-Chevalier

742

 

Page from book.  Godfrey Chevalier, portrait of pioneer naval fliers; on reverse: photo of type of plane in which Chevalier crashed, "Official Photograph, US Navy."  From booklet called Godfrey Chevalier Memorial, Medford Historical Register, March 7, 1940.

 

Portraits-Chevalier

743

 

Page from book.  Godfrey Chevalier, photo of USS New Hampshire, "Official Photograph, US Navy."  From booklet called Godfrey Chevalier Memorial, Medford Historical Register, March 7, 1940.

 

Portraits-Chevalier

744

 

Page from book.  Godfrey Chevalier, photo of USS USS Langley, first airplane carrier.  Chevalier was first man to land on her deck.  "Official Photograph, US Navy."  From booklet called Godfrey Chevalier Memorial, Medford Historical Register, March 7, 1940.

 

Portraits-Chevalier

745

 

Page from book.  Godfrey Chevalier.  Two photos: Towers and Chevalier in Navy's first "F" boat; Early type of Navy plane.  "Official Photograph, US Navy."  From booklet called Godfrey Chevalier Memorial, Medford Historical Register, March 7, 1940.

 

Portraits-Chevalier

746

 

Page from book.  Godfrey Chevalier, photos of distinguished service medals and text of citations.  From booklet called Godfrey Chevalier Memorial, Medford Historical Register, March 7, 1940.

 

Portraits-Chevalier

747

 

Page from book.  Godfrey Chevalier, photo of Chevalier Auditorium from the stage.  On reverse: photo of memorial tablet at right of stage.  From booklet called Godfrey Chevalier Memorial, Medford Historical Register, March 7, 1940.

 

Portraits-Chevalier

748

 

Page from book.  Godfrey Chevalier, photo of stage of Chevalier Auditorium.  On reverse: photo of memorial tablet at left of stage.  From booklet called Godfrey Chevalier Memorial, Medford Historical Register, March 7, 1940.

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC LIBRARY

 

 

SEE ALSO: HOUSES, PORTRAITS

 

Pub Library Old Ext

749

 

Postcards and program, mounted on paper.  Old public library (Magoun mansion), High St.  Three views: one postcard shows children's library, ca 1912 (same as item #760); another postcard shows stacks building; program is for Centenary celebration, held December 8, 1935 (same image as item #753 and probably #750).

 

Pub Library Old Ext

750

 

Etching.  Old public library (Magoun mansion).  By Emilius R. Ciampa, 1935.  (probably from photo, item #753)

 

Pub Library Old Ext

750

a

Engraving.  Old public library (Magoun mansion).  By F.T. Stuart, O.R. Wilkinson (dag.), A.L. Rawson (del.).  

 

Pub Library Old Ext

751

 

Page from book, etching.  Old public library (Magoun mansion).  By Copeland (del.).  (3 copies)

 

Pub Library Old Ext

752

 

Page from book, etching.  Old public library (Magoun mansion) in 1896, before brick stacks building added in 1897.  (5 copies; one may be original drawing)

 

Pub Library Old Ext

753

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion), 1896.  (Same image as printed program in item #749, probably also item #750)

 

Pub Library Old Ext

754

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion).  Photo by E.B. Dennison, 29 Capen St.  August 17, 1896.

 

Pub Library Old Ext

755

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) ca 1884-1890.  From the Medford Historical Society Collection of Glass Plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Pub Library Old Ext

756

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion), view with shade trees.  (2 copies)

 

Pub Library Old Ext

757

 

Page from book.  Old public library (Magoun mansion), showing stacks building, 1897.  Local advertisements on reverse.  (3 copies)

 

Pub Library Old Ext

758

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion), front/side view from right.

 

Pub Library Old Ext

759

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) and children's library, front/side view from left.

 

Pub Library Old Ext

760

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) and children's library, ca 1912.  (2 copies)  (same as postcard in item #749)

 

Pub Library Old Ext

761

 

Page from book and photograph.  Old public library (Magoun mansion) with stacks building and children's library, 1897.  Photo by Treadwell.  (3 copies: 2 are pages, one is mounted photograph).

 

Pub Library Old Ext

762

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion).  Front/side view form right.  By Nutting.

 

Pub Library Old Ext

763

 

Page from book.  Old public library (Magoun mansion), historical text on reverse "Out of These Roots," by Frank W. Lovering.  

 

Pub Library Old Ext

764

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion), 1935.  Front/side view from left (vertical).

 

Pub Library Old Ext

765

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion), 1935.  Front/side view w/ stacks building.

 

Pub Library Old Ext

766

 

Postcard, tinted.  Old public library (Magoun mansion).  Published by W.G. Howard, Medford.

 

Pub Library Old Ext

767

 

Postcard.  Old public library (Magoun mansion), front entrance.  Published by Thomson & Thomson, Boston.  (20 copies)

 

Pub Library Old Ext

767

a

Woman with dogs.  At library? Ca 1900?

 

 

 

 

 

Pub Library Old Int

768

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, stairway down to Magoun Room.  Negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford.

 

Pub Library Old Int

769

a

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, original stairway (later removed).  Negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford.  (same image as item #769b)  

 

Pub Library Old Int

769

b

Page from book.  Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, original stairway (later removed).  Negative by Will C. Eddy, Medford.  (Same image as item #769a)  (5 copies; one includes photo of stairway in Royall House)

 

Pub Library Old Int

770

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, reading room with children and adults seated.

 

Pub Library Old Int

771

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, reference room, opened 1895 when stacks built.  Shows women reading.  Stamped on reverse: Geo. W. Persey(?), 47 Magoun Ave., Medford.  (2 copies) 

 

Pub Library Old Int

772

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, West Room, ca 1875.  Notation dated 1935 that it was by then called the Magoun Room.  (2 copies)

 

Pub Library Old Int

773

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, circulation desk and stacks, 1875.  Notation dated 1950 that it was by then the front of the reference room.  Also noted that it was called the Lointer(?) Parlor when Thatcher Magoun, Sr. livved there.  One copy is mounted, by Treadwell, Medford.  (3 copies)

 

Pub Library Old Int

774

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, stacks, 1907-8.

 

Pub Library Old Int

775

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior.  Stacks, added 1895-7.  Shows adults and children.  (2 copies)

 

Pub Library Old Int

776

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, wallpapered room with oval table.

 

Pub Library Old Int

777

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, 1950.  Librarian at desk with children.

 

Pub Library Old Int

778

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, 1939.  Helen G. Forsyth, ass't librarian.  By William D. Tamberg, Commerical-Press Photography, 92 Wason St., Medford.

 

Pub Library Old Int

778

a

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, 1939.  Catalog room.  Elizabeth Howell, cataloger; Geraldine Howard, Wellington Branch librarian; NYA assistant.  By William D. Tamberg, Commerical-Press Photography, 92 Wason St., Medford.

 

Pub Library Old Int

779

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, 1952.  Marguerite T. Bartlett, ass't librarian and Helen G. Forsyth, librarian.

 

Pub Library Old Int

780

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, children's building.  Children reading at round tables.

 

Pub Library Old Int

781

 

Old Public library (Magoun Mansion) interior, Children's Library, 1912.  Mary Clark, librarian.

 

Pub Library Old Int

781

a

Miss Mary Davis.  Library director before Miss Forsyth.  Lived to be 100 years old.

 

Pub Library Old Int

782

 

Page from book.  Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, ca 1895, stacks.

 

Pub Library Old Int

783

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, children's building, 1912.  Exhibit of dolls for Children's Book Week: Little Lame Prince, brownie, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Alice in Wonderland, Heidi.

 

Pub Library Old Int

784

 

Old public library (Magoun mansion) interior, children's building, 1912.  Exhibit of dolls for Children's Book Week: Little Women, David Copperfield and his mother, Tiny Tim, Hans Brinker.

 

 

 

 

 

Pub Library Branch

785

 

Public Library, West Medford branch, V. Kathleen James, branch librarian (in rear) and Priscilla Ryder, ass't (stamping books).  By William D. Tamberg, Commerical-Press Photography, 92 Wason St., Medford.

 

Pub Library Branch

786

 

Public Library, West Medford branch, 8 Harvard Ave (Wilbur Block).  Fire damage on February 13, 1950, when building was destroyed.  Notation that Margaret Cronin was branch librarian.  Photo from City of Medford Police Dept., taken by Todd, February 17, 1950.

 

Pub Library Branch

787

 

Public Library, West Medford branch.  Fire damage on February 13, 1950 (chair in foreground).  Photo from City of Medford Police Dept., taken by Todd, February 17, 1950.

 

Pub Library Branch

788

 

Public Library, West Medford branch.  Fire damage on February 13, 1950 (overturned table in foreground).  Photo from City of Medford Police Dept., taken by Todd, February 17, 1950.

 

Pub Library Branch

789

 

Public Library, West Medford branch.  Fire damage on February 13, 1950 (desk in center).  Photo from City of Medford Police Dept., taken by Todd, February 17, 1950.

 

Pub Library Branch

790

 

Public Library, East branch, Salem St.  Harriet Bryden (at desk), also children and Christmas tree.

 

Pub Library Branch

791

 

Public Library, East branch, children in winter clothes.

 

Pub Library Branch

792

 

Public Library, East branch, children and shelves in foreground.

 

Pub Library Branch

793

 

Public Library, West branch, 4 views (both sides) showing deposit station vehicle, 1950.

 

Pub Library Branch

793

a

Public Library, West branch.  Deposit station vehicle at West Medford railroad station, summer 1950.

 

Pub Library Branch

794

 

Public Library, Hospital branch.  Dwight Davis Studio, 11 Salem St., Medford 55.

 

Pub Library Branch

795

 

Public Library, Fulton branch, 689 Fellsway W.

 

Pub Library Branch

795

a

Public Library, Wellington branch, Osgood School, 96 Third St. (from 1929).

 

Pub Library Branch

795

b

Public Library, East branch, 370 Salem St. (from 1929).

 

Pub Library Branch

795

c

Public Library, South Medford branch, 163 Harvard St. (from 1929).

 

Pub Library Branch

795

d

Public Library, F.M. Coldrick library deposit, 65 Winthrop St., Medford Hillside.  Gives circulation figures for 1932, 1933.

 

Pub Library Branch

795

e

Public Library, J.C. Wilber library deposit, 488 High St., W.Medford.  Gives circulation figures for 1932, 1933.

 

Pub Library Branch

795

f

Newspaper clipping. Opening of South Medford Branch at Lincoln School.  Picture of Kiely sisters and librarian Mrs. Edna Quinton.  Medford Mercury, December 10, 1962.  Dwight Davis Newsphoto.

 

 

 

 

 

Pub Library Celeb

796

 

Printed prgram.  Public Library, Centenary Program: The Building of the House, 1835-1935.  (2 copies)

 

Pub Library Celeb

797

 

Public Library, Mansion House Jubilee (Magoun Mansion), June 22, 1950.  Public gathered on front steps.

 

Pub Library Celeb

798

 

Public Library, Mansion House Jubilee (Magoun Mansion), June 22, 1950.  Judge Lawrence Brooks, speaking.  Also present: Mrs. Gray Farncis; Frances Whitten, architect; John O'Loughlin, trustee; Dr. Roger Etz, trustee; Mr. Shurtliff (Surtleff?), city manager.  (2 copies)

 

Pub Library Celeb

799

 

Public Library, Mansion House Jubilee (Magoun Mansion), June 22, 1950.  Medford High School A Cappella Choir.

 

Pub Library Celeb

800

 

Public Library, Mansion House Jubilee (Magoun Mansion), June 22, 1950.  Eleanor Coy.

 

Pub Library Celeb

801

 

Public Library, Mansion House Jubilee (Magoun Mansion), June 22, 1950.  Mary H. Davis, librarian; Anne O'Loughlin, jr. asst.; Winona LoGrasso, cataloger; Marguerite T. Bartlett, ref. Librarian.  By Boston Post photographer.  (2 copies)

 

Pub Library Celeb

802

 

Souvenir booklet.  Medford Public Library Centennial, 1856-1956.  October 17, 1956.

 

Pub Library Celeb

803

 

Speakers at Public Library Centennial evening program, July 26, 1956.  James F. Shurtleff (Shurtliff?), city manager; Judge Lawrence G. Brooks; Alfred Pompeo, mayor.  Dwight Davis Studio, 131 Salem St., Medford 55.

 

Pub Library Celeb

804

 

Demolition of Public Library (Magoun Mansion).  Photo by Dwight Davis.

 

Pub Library Celeb

805

 

Miss Helen Forsyth, library director, with two women.  Poster celebrating library's 100th anniversary.   Probably  1956.

 

Pub Library Celeb

806

 

Library trustees chatting.  (L-R) Forsyth, unknown, Flint, unknown, O'Loughlin, Clarkson.

 

 

 

 

 

Railroads

 

 

SEE ALSO: TRANSPORTATION, STREETS

 

Railroads

807

 

Page from book.  Etching of Boston and Maine Railroad Station, 1847.  (4 copies)

 

Railroads

808

 

Page from book.  Etching of Boston and Lowell Railroad Station, 1851.  (6 copies)

 

Railroads

809

a

Page from book.  West Medford Railway Stations, "1885, 1881."  (same image as item #809b)

 

Railroads

809

b

New Railroad Station (West Medford).  (same image as item #809a)

 

Railroads

810

 

Page from book. Etching of Boston and Lowell Railroad Station, 1885.  (7 copies)

 

Railroads

811

 

Weathervane for 71 years on railroad station in West Medford, later moved to Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan.  Photo from Frank Lovering, 3 Lovering Rd., Medford.

 

Railroads

812

 

West Medford Depot, High Street.

 

Railroads

812

a

Old West Meford Railroad Station.  Later moved to High St. where early telephone was installed between station and S.S. Holton's stable.

 

Railroads

813

 

Page from book.  Etching of Boston and Maine Railroad Station, 1886.  7 copies)

 

Railroads

814

 

[missing]  College Hill railroad station, ca 1900.

 

Railroads

815

 

Park St. railroad depot, Washington St.  Park St. bridge in background.  View form Pembroke St. bridge, ca 1905.

 

Railroads

816

 

Park St. depot, Magoun Ave., ca 1915.

 

Railroads

817

 

Park Street Railroad Station, Magoun Ave. view.

 

Railroads

818

 

Newspaper clipping.  "Petition For Abandonment of Park Street Railroad Station."  

 

Railroads

809

 

Old Stoneham Branch Railroad, Medford (railroad bed?), April 30, 1934.  In background is later to become Woodside Rd.

 

Railroads

820

 

Photocopy of map.  Plan and Profile of the Boston and Lowell Railroad.  Drawn by Henry C. Waters, April, 1836.  Traced in 1902 from original plan, in posession of C.T. Jackson, great-grandson of builder of the railroad.  (note: scanned image is partial)

 

 

 

 

 

Schools

821

 

Page from book, engraving.  Brooks School House.

 

Schools

822

 

[missing] Brooks School House.

 

Schools

823

 

[missing] Brooks School House being dismantled.

 

Schools

824

 

Page from book.  Five Medford Schools: Washington, Franklin, Lincoln, Brooks, High School.  (2 copies?  one missing)

 

Schools

825

 

[missing] Etching.  Brooks School.

 

Schools

826

a

Lorin Dame School.

 

Schools

826

b

Lorin Dame School, George St.

 

Schools

827

 

Franklin School, corner of Central Ave., Farragut, and Sheridan Ave.

 

Schools

828

 

Page from book, drawing.  Hillside Schoolhouse before 1929.

 

Schools

829

 

Hillside Schoolhouse, Boston Ave. side.  Taken September 19, 1875 in the year it was built.  Abandoned in 1929 and rebuilt on Capen St.

 

Schools

830

 

Newspaper clipping.  Hillside School.  "Medford Hillside Completes new Schoolhouse," Capen and Emory Sts., 1929.  Drawing of woman on reverse.

 

Schools

831

a

Page from book.  Hall Schoolhouse, corner Harvard Ave. and Sharon St..  Dated 1879 (year built?).  (same image as item #831b)

 

Schools

831

b

Page from book.  Hall Schoolhouse.  (same image as item #831a)

 

Schools

832

 

Page from book, drawing.  Proposed James School building, architects Wales and Holt.  Photo of Lincoln School on reverse.

 

Schools

833

 

James School, formerly located at corner of Spring and Bradshaw Sts.  Built 1905, razed in 1950s.

 

Schools

834

 

Portable Hancock School in foreground, on site of Middlesex Canal.  (same as item: Middlesex Canal 541) (2 copies)

 

Schools

835

 

Osgood School, Fourth St., Wellingotn section of Medford, 1915.

 

Schools

835

a

Swan School (old), corner of Park and Washington Sts.  With students posed on lawn, ca 1884-1890.

 

Schools

836

 

Page from book, etching.  Washington School.  Text describing schools on reverse.

 

Schools

837

 

Washington School, formerly on corner of Cross and Washington Sts.  Razed when highway I-93 was built.

 

Schools

838

 

Washington School, showing old Methodist Church and house on corner of Washington and Salem Sts.

 

Schools

839

 

Page from book, drawing.  West End Schoolhouse, Woburn St.  Built 1829, removed to Canal St. 1831 or 1832.  Destroyed by tornado, August 22, 1851.

 

Schools

840

 

Mystic Hall Seminary on Canal St.  Originally an almshouse but abandoned in 1828 for new building on Purchase St.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.  

 

Schools

841

 

Cutter House (The College).  Riverside Ave., between Pleasant and Cross Sts., later the site of highway I-93.  Used in 1822 as first house of worship for Methodist Church.  (see also item: Houses 268)

 

Schools

842

 

Page from book, drawing.  Old Brick Schoolhouse (Medford High School).  Located in rear of Unitarian Church.  Dates of 1820 and 1843 shown and called the "high school of the last century."  (2 copies; one with photo of Governors Ave. "as it was").

 

Schools

843

 

Page from book, etching.  Old Brick Schoolhouse (Medford High School).  Inset image: "Ye Medford School Girl of 1820."  (5 copies)

 

Schools

844

 

Old Brick Schoolhouse (Medford High School), drawing.  (2 copies)

 

Schools

845

 

High School (later Center School, 1939), High St.  Building later moved a quarter turn to enlarge it.  Drawing, called "High School of 1843," by J.G. Gray.

 

Schools

846

 

Page from book. High School (later Center School, 1939), High St.  (2 copies)

 

Schools

847

 

Page from book, drawing. High School (later Center School, 1939), High St., before 1896.  Book pages from History of Medford, p. 405; on reverse is table of facts concerning then-current schools.  (3 copies, one is photograph)

 

Schools

848

 

High School (later Center School, 1939), High St.  Opposite Armory (see also Armory).  Notation on reverse: R. Lamme, 253 High St.

 

Schools

849

 

High School (later Center School, 1939).  Portrait of classes of 1876, -77, -78.

 

Schools

850

 

Steroopticon photo.  High School (later Center School, 1939), portrait of class of 1859.

 

Schools

851

 

Page from book.  Medford High School, Forest St.  Built 1896, dedicated May 21, 1896.  (3 copies; one has architect's rendering on reverse, by Hartwell and Richardson, Architects, 62 Devonshire St., Boston) (same image as item #851a)

 

Schools

851

a

Medford High School, Forest St.  Newly constructed building, view with tree to the right of it.  Mock-up used for item #851 (same image as item #851).  By Tradwell, Photographer, Medford.  Notation on reverse: General Lawrence.

 

Schools

852

 

Medford High School, Forest St.  Newly constructed building (no trees in foreground).  Probably by Tradwell, Photographer, Medford.  

 

Schools

853

 

Medford High School, Forest St.  Newly constructed building, view from side and showing front.  By Tradwell, Photographer, Medford.  

 

Schools

854

 

Medford High School, Forest St.  Newly constructed building, front view with tree in front of it.  By Tradwell, Photographer, Medford.  

 

Schools

855

 

[no item]

 

Schools

856

 

Medford High School, Forest St.  Newly constructed building, view from side and showing front, construction materials in foreground.  Probably by Tradwell, Photographer, Medford.  

 

Schools

857

 

Page from book.  Medford High School, Forest St.  Newly constructed building, two trees in foregorund.  (2 copies, one has image on reverse of front entry)

 

Schools

858

 

Medford High School, Forest St.  View from street, ca 1899.

 

Schools

859

 

Medford High School, Forest St.  View of street with school at left.

 

Schools

860

 

Medford High School, Forest St.  Side/front view with driveway, 1896?

 

Schools

861

 

Medford High School, Forest St.  View from street.

 

Schools

862

 

[missing]  High School baseball team, 1888.

 

Schools

863

 

Schoolchildren with names (1970s).

 

Schools

864

 

Tufts' School, three children and dollhouse (1940s?).  Dwight Davis Studio, 11 Salem St., Medford 55.

 

Schools

865

 

Schoolchildren receiving vaccinations for school from city physician, probably 1940s.  Dwight Davis Studio, 11 Salem St., Medford 55.

 

Schools

866

 

Children in Wait School summer school program, 1945.

 

 

 

 

 

Square, Medford

 

 

SEE ALSO: VIEWS, STREETS, HOUSES

 

Square, Medford

867

 

Page from book.  Painting "Old Square in Medford."

 

Square, Medford

868

 

Page from book.  Engraving: "Southern view of Medford" with text, from Barber's Historical Collections of Massachusetts, 1839.  On reverse: historical text on theologian Robert Breck, and Medford history that continues on front.  (2 copies)

 

Square, Medford

868

a

Medford Square, High St., 1839.   Mounted photograph.  (items #869a-f are same image)

 

Square, Medford

869

b

Page from book.  Medford Square, High St., 1839.  On reverse: historical text, advertisement.  (items #869a-f are same image)  (2 copies)

 

Square, Medford

869

c

Postcard.  Medford Square, High St., 1839.  (items #869a-f are same image)

 

Square, Medford

869

d

Medford Square, High St., 1839.  Small photograph, unmounted.  (items #869a-f are same image)

 

Square, Medford

869

e

Medford Square, High St., 1839.  Mounted photograph marked Geo. W. Hersey.  (items #869a-f are same image)

 

Square, Medford

869

f

Medford Square, High St., 1839.  Unmounted photograph.  (items #869a-f are same image)

 

Square, Medford

869

d

Medford Square, High St., 1839.  Small photograph, unmounted.

 

Square, Medford

870

a

Medford Square, old town pump at Salem St. and Doctors' Block on Salem St., ca 1870.  (Items #870a-c are same image; differing dates and street location)  (6 copies; 2 are mounted and one is a gift from Mary E. Leahy, marked Geo. W. Hersey, 47 Magoun Ave.)

 

Square, Medford

870

b

Page from book.  Medford Square, old town pump at Salem St. and Doctors' Block on Salem St., ca 1870.  (3 copies, one marked "Courtesy of Arthur T. Loomis."  (Items #870a-c are same image; differing dates and street location)

 

Square, Medford

870

c

Postcard.  Medford Square, old town pump at Salem St. and Doctors' Block on Salem St., ca 1870.  The Rotograph Co., NY City, #A 2935a.  (Items #870a-c are same image; differing dates and street location)

 

Square, Medford

871

 

Medford Square, High St., 1860s.  (2 copies)

 

Square, Medford

872

 

[missing] Medford Square, High St. and St. Joseph's Church, with Civil War troops, ca 1860.  On reverse: Cleopas Johnson and his treasure box.

 

Square, Medford

873

 

[no item]

 

Square, Medford

874

 

Medford Square, Opera House on High St.  (photocopy)

 

Square, Medford

875

 

Medford Square, High St., ca 1912.  Opera House and Small Block (later Masonic Building).  (photocopy; 2 copies)

 

Square, Medford

876

 

Cabinet card.  Medford Square, mid-1900s.  By O.R. Wilkinson, Medford.

 

Square, Medford

877

 

Postcard.  Medford Square, with streetcar.  By The Rotograph Co., N,Y. City (Germany).

 

Square, Medford

878

 

Postcard, tinted.  Medford Square, High St.  Postmarked October 12, 1900.  Made in Germany.

 

Square, Medford

878

a

Postcard, tinted.  Medford Square, High St., with horsecart and streetcar.  Souvenir Postcard Co., New York; printed in Germany.

 

Square, Medford

879

 

Medford Square, High and Forest Sts.

 

Square, Medford

880

 

Medford Square toward Salem St.  Building on left was Volpe Market, later Nu-Style Cleaners.

 

Square, Medford

881

 

Medford Square, High St. with boys playing.

 

Square, Medford

882

 

Medford Square, storefronts and building that was Boston and Maine Railroad Station.  Tinkham Jeweler and Stetson Insurance shown.

 

Square, Medford

882

a

Medford Square, looking south on Main St.  Shows businesses: Yerxa & Yerxa, Tinkham Jeweler, Fifield Real Estate, grain elevator.

 

Square, Medford

883

 

Page from book.  Medford Square, 1905.

 

Square, Medford

884

 

Medford Square, High St., late 1800s.

 

Square, Medford

885

 

Medford Square, Thomas Secomb House.

 

Square, Medford

886

 

Medford Square, from High St., September 17, 1:00pm, early 1900s.

 

Square, Medford

887

 

Medford Square, Salem St. with Doctors' Block on right, ca 1912.

 

Square, Medford

888

 

Medford Square, old tree on High St., July 31, 1910.

 

Square, Medford

889

 

Medford Square, Main St., view from Craddock Bridge, between 1890-1900.

 

Square, Medford

890

 

Medford Square, corner Forest and Salem Sts.  Known in 1899 as Volpe's Corner.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Square, Medford

891

 

Medford Square, looking across Mystic River at back side of Square, ca 1899.  Tall building was Wainwright Mfg. Co.  Mystic Valley Parkway was not yet completed on this side of the river.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Square, Medford

892

 

Medford Square,  north side of High St. near Forest St., ca 1916.  City Hall Annex being razed; sign reading "Vote no on Women's Suffrage."

 

Square, Medford

893

 

Medford Square, High St. ca 1910.  Medford Saving's Bank (razed in 1930), three Hall homes.

 

Square, Medford

893

a

Medford Square, looking down High St.  Ca 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Square, Medford

894

 

Page from book.  Medford Square, a view from the river.  On reverse: same image ae item #870a,b.  (see also item #582, 582a)  (2 copies)  

 

Square, Medford

895

 

[missing?]

 

Square, Medford

896

 

[no item]

 

Square, Medford

897

 

[no item]

 

Square, Medford

898

 

[no item]

 

Square, Medford

899

 

[no item]

 

Square, Medford

900

 

[no item]

 

Square, Medford

901

 

Newspaper clipping.  Medford Square, view of northerly side of Square in 1915 during demolition, and later in 1955.  Historical text on reverse.  Medford Daily Mercury, anniversary edition, June 14, 1955. 

 

Square, Medford

902

 

Newspaper clipping.  Medford Square, High St. looking down Riverside Ave.  Historical text on reverse.  Medford Daily Mercury, anniversary edition, June 14, 1955. 

 

Square, Medford

903

 

Newspaper clipping.  Medford Square, arial view, winter, 1939.  Local sports news on reverse.

 

Square, Medford

904

 

Medford Square, looking down Main St. toward Craddock Bridge, Medford Optical Shop on right, ca 1960.

 

Square, Medford

905

 

Medford Square, tower of Bigelow building.

 

Square, Medford

905

a

Card.  Medford Square, view from above, early evening.  Photos by Patty (Saunders?).  Ca 2004.

 

Square, Medford

906

 

Print of painting.  "High Street, Medford, 1860" by Jas. F. Murray.

 

Square, Medford

907

 

Print of painting.  "Medford Square, 1875" by Jas. F. Murray.

 

Square, Medford

908

 

Print of painting.  "Sailing vessel at Craddock Bridge, Mystic River, 1899" by Jas. F. Murray.

 

Square, Medford

909

 

Print of painting.  "Three Masted Schooner and Tugboat on the Mystic River, 1890" by Jas. F. Murray.

 

 

 

 

 

Storms

910

 

Snow scene, path to the left through trees, February 1932.  Gift of Mrs. Thorley.

 

Storms

911

 

Snow scene, open space and trees, February 1932.  Gift of Mrs. Thorley.  (3 copies, one is enlargement)

 

Storms

912

 

Snow scene, trees, with shadows in foreground, February 1932.  Gift of Mrs. Thorley.

 

Storms

913

 

Snow scene, path over bridge, February 1932.  Gift of Mrs. Thorley.

 

Storms

914

 

Snow scene, snow-covered bush, February 1932.  Gift of Mrs. Thorley.

 

Storms

915

 

Snow scene, path to the right through trees, February 1932.  Gift of Mrs. Thorley.

 

Storms

916

 

Newspaper clipping.  "The Late Tornado" on August 22,1851.  Stories on reverse side.

 

Storms

917

 

Snow scene, tree-line street with cars, February 1932.  Gift of Mrs. Thorley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEE ALSO HOUSES

 

Tide Mills

918

 

[missing]  Wood's Mill (Old Mill, Tinkham's Tide Mill) with canoe.  (same as item #921?)

 

Tide Mills

919

 

Wood's Mill (Old Mill, Tinkham's Tide Mill), where Mystic River approaches Mystic Lakes, with kayak.

 

Tide Mills

920

 

Wood's Mill (Old Mill, Tinkham's Tide Mill).  Destroyed by July 4 fire, probably prior to 1892.

 

Tide Mills

921

 

Wood's Mill (Old Mill, Tinkham's Tide Mill), with canoe.

 

Tide Mills

922

 

Engraving.  Wood's Mill (Old Mill, Tinkham's Tide Mill).  On reverse: photograph of tree-lined drive.

 

Tide Mills

922

a

Page from book.  Remains of first grist mill, near Harvard Ave., discovered July, 1911.  Also shows "View of Medford, Mass." from Barber's Historical Collections of Massachusetts, 1839 (same image as item # 868).

 

 

 

 

 

Transportation

 

 

SEE ALSO: RAILROADS

 

Transportation

923

 

Horse-drawn omnibus, College Ave. at left and Tufts University in background (location later known as Winthrop Circle).  Omnibus traveled between Medford Square and West Medford Square.  Ca 1870s.  (4 copies)

 

Transportation

924

 

Old Time high Wheel bicycle, ca 1884-1890.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.  

 

Transportation

925

 

Winthrop Square Horsecar, June 13, 1896.

 

Transportation

926

 

[missing] Engraving.  The First on Medford Branch Railroad.

 

Transportation

927

 

Boston and Maine locomotive, outside Engine House on Riverside Ave. in front of Salem St. graveyard.  Ca 1916.

 

 

 

 

 

Tufts

928

 

Magazine.  The Tufts College Graduate, January, 1910 (incomplete).  Features biography of Charles Tufts by Charles D. Eliot.

 

Tufts

929

 

Engraving.  Tufts College, ca 1850s.  By A.L. Rawson and F.T. Stuart.  (3 copies)

 

Tufts

929

a

Page from book.  Tufts College, ca 1850s.  (same image as item #929)

 

Tufts

929

b

Tufts College, ca 1850s.  (photograph of the engraving, item #929)

 

Tufts

930

 

Tufts College and the Mystic Reservoir; also shows buildings on campus. (2 copies)

 

Tufts

931

 

Tufts University as seen from clay pits (later baseball field).  Prior to 1900.

 

Tufts

932

 

Postcard.  Tufts College.  By the Rotograph Co., New York City, postcard #A 2946.

 

Tufts

933

 

Postcard, tinted.  Tufts College, the campus.

 

Tufts

934

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, Goddard Chapel.  Engraving by C. Russell.  (4 copies)

 

Tufts

935

 

Tufts College.  Ballou Hall and Goddard Chapel.  Looking up from Professors' Row.

 

Tufts

936

 

Tufts College.  Goddard Chapel, Ballou Hall, Goddard Gym.

 

Tufts

936

a

Tufts College, looking at Goddard Chapel.

 

Tufts

937

 

Tufts College, The Goddard Chapel. (2 copies)

 

Tufts

938

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, Goddard Chapel.  

 

Tufts

939

 

Page from book.  Tufts, Goddard Chapel.  Related text on reverse.  From "Medford, Past and Present."

 

Tufts

940

 

Postcard.  Tufts College, The Chapel (Goddard Chapel).  By the Rotograph Co., New York City, postcard #A 2938.

 

Tufts

941

 

Postcard.  Tufts College, Goddard Chapel.  By E.H. and F.A. Rugg, Medford, Mass., postcard #216.

 

Tufts

942

 

Tufts College.  Goddard Chapel, Main Recitation (Ballou) Hall, Barnum Museum.  (2 copies)

 

Tufts

943

 

Tufts University, rare photograph of Jumbo being moved into Barnum Museum, 1800s.

 

Tufts

944

 

Postcard.  Tufts College, (Barnum) Museum, probably rear view.  By the Rotograph Co., New York City, postcard #A 2929.

 

Tufts

945

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, Barnum Museum of Natural History.  (4 copies)

 

Tufts

946

 

Postcard.  Tufts College, Goddard Gymnasium.  By E.H. and F.A. Rugg, Medford, Mass., postcard #119.

 

Tufts

947

 

Postcard.  Tufts College, Robinson Hall.  By the Rotograph Co., New York City, postcard #2943.

 

Tufts

948

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, probably 1896.  Metcalf Hall.  Related text on reverse.

 

Tufts

949

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, 1896.  Metcalf Hall with tree in front.

 

Tufts

950

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, 1896.  East Hall.

 

Tufts

951

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, 1896.  Middle Hall (later the library).

 

Tufts

952

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, probably 1896.  West Hall.

 

Tufts

953

 

Postcard.  Tufts College, West Hall.  By American Art Postcard Co., Boston, postcard #2644.

 

Tufts

954

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, West Hall.  Related text on reverse.

 

Tufts

955

 

Tufts College.  West, Middle and East Halls.  (2 copies)

 

Tufts

956

 

Postcard.  Tufts College, Packard Hall and East Hall.  By American Art Postcard Co., Boston, postcard #2645.

 

Tufts

957

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, 1896.  Dean Hall and Goddard Gymnasium.

 

Tufts

958

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, 1896.  Theta Delta Chi Charge-House.

 

Tufts

959

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, 1896.  Delta Tau Delta Chapter-House.

 

Tufts

960

 

Page from book.  Tufts College, 1896.  Delta Upsilon Chapter-House.

 

Tufts

961

 

Tufts University, Minor Hall.

 

Tufts

962

 

Newspaper.  Ballou's Pictorial, featuring Tufts University.  October 11, 1856.

 

Tufts

963

 

Testing board, EEJ Co., Medford.  Probably in a building at Tufts.

 

Tufts

964

 

Tufts College, Eaton Library, ca 1912.

 

Tufts

965

 

Page from magazine.  Tufts College, Home of Dean L.S. McCollister in winter.  From "Medford Shows Us the Shades of Night by Camera," 1929.  Photographs by Melville S. Munro.  Unrelated text on reverse.

 

Tufts

966

 

Page from magazine.  Tufts College, Eaton Memorial Library in winter.  From "Medford Shows Us the Shades of Night by Camera," 1929.  Photographs by Melville S. Munro.  Unrelated text on reverse.

 

Tufts

967

 

Page from magazine.  Tufts College.  Richardson House, Jackson College in winter.  From "Medford Shows Us the Shades of Night by Camera," 1929.  Photographs by Melville S. Munro.  Unrelated text on reverse.

 

Tufts

968

 

Newspaper clipping.  Tufts College.  Drawing of new home for Tufts' president Dr. Leonard Carmichael, 1939.

 

Tufts

969

 

Newspaper clipping.  Tufts College.  New president Dr. Leonard Carmichael with acting president George S. Miller, 1939.

 

 

 

 

 

Views

970

 

Painting "Skating at Medford" by Joseph Morviller, 1865.  Reproduction from Toledo Museum of Art.  Decriptive text on reverse.

 

Views

971

 

[missing] Bow St. from Main St. at Winter Hill.

 

Views

972

 

View of muddy street and horsecart.  By Tradwell, photographer, Medford. 

 

Views

973

 

[missing] House with workmen laying pipeline; see also item #972.

 

Views

974

 

View of wooden barn or warehouse in Medford Square.

 

Views

975

 

View of rear of house and fence.

 

Views

976

 

[missing] Industrial building, grocery store, Tobin Building.

 

Views

977

 

Page from book.  View from G.B. Chapin's cupola, looking towards Tufts College.

 

Views

978

 

[missing] View from Hillside looking toward West Medford.

 

Views

979

 

[ no item]

 

Views

980

 

Page from book.  View from Pasture Hill, looking east (not west) toward corner of High and Winthrop Sts. and showing Malden in distance.  (2 copies)

 

Views

981

 

Page from book.  Bird's-eye view from Pasture Hill, looking east. (2 copies)

 

Views

982

 

[no item]

 

Views

983

 

Page from book.  Medford Pond.

 

Views

984

 

Page from book.  Bird's-eye view from Hillside.  

 

Views

985

 

Page from book.  Bird's-eye view from Hillside looking down South St. (see also next item #985a)

 

Views

985

a

Same image as previous item #985, with additional information identifying and describing home of Edmund Siske and Wade button factory; South St. later renamed Winthrop St.  Photo taken 1885.  This copy by E.B. Dennison, 29 Capen St., Medford, June 12, 1937.

 

Views

986

 

View from North St. railroad bridge looking east toward Orchard St., Hillside.  November 16, 1895.

 

Views

987

 

View from Tufts University reservoir toawrd Winthrop Sq., Capen St. in foreground, 1896.

 

Views

988

 

Church on Mystic Ave., Somerville, looking from later site of Somerville housing project.

 

Views

989

 

View from Bear Hill looking toward Stoneham.  Ice house in foreground; appears to have been a quarry.

 

Views

990

 

Marshlands as seen from Foster's Court.

 

Views

991

 

Alewife Brook, temporary ditch.

 

Views

992

 

Mystic Meadows from top of Boston and Lowell Railroad bridge, June 25, 1891.

 

Views

993

 

View across Mystic River near Winthrop St. and Mystic Valley Parkway, April 19, 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Views

994

 

[missing] Sagamore Vale and Pine Hill at Floyd's Pond, junction of Fountain and Water Sts. Near ice house.  Ca 1884.

 

Views

995

 

View of Mystic River from Winthrop St. with steeple of Grace Church and Unitarian Church.  Ca 1884-1890.

 

Views

996

 

View of West Medford and Arlington taken from later site of pumping station on Rt. 16, near Alewife Brook.  Ca 1890s.

 

Views

997

 

View from Tufts College Hill of Mystic Valley, showing Auburn St. bridge and and old railroad station, Boston Ave. in foreground.

 

Views

998

 

View of West Medford from Trinity Church.

 

Views

999

 

[no item]

 

Views

1000

 

[missing] View of Medford street with buggy and early automobile.

 

Views

1001

 

[missing] Kerr Estate on Forest St. before Fellsway, Roosevelt Circle were built.  (same as item #294?)

 

Views

1002

 

[no item]

 

Views

1003

 

Pine Hill Brook and meadow, Forest St., near Roosevelt Circle.  George Davenport photograph.

 

Views

1004

 

Middlesex Mountain Spring, just below Fulton Spring Rd, 1884-1890.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Views

1005

 

Pumping Station (on Rt. 16, built later).

 

Views

1005

a

Page from book.  New Municipal Garage, 1937.  Related text on reverse.

 

Views

1006

 

House and hailstones, June 20, 1912, 6:30pm.

 

Views

1007

 

[no item]

 

Views

1008

 

Roberts Estate on Washington St.

 

Views

1009

 

Canal St.  Moving boulder by horsecart to Winchester; boulder inscribed at Tufton's on Boston Ave.

 

Views

1010

 

Copeland Farm; was located off Elm St.

 

Views

1011

 

Charlie Oxnard's father's oxen.

 

Views

1012

 

Group of children under apple tree.  Myra, Bernice Gage, Mildred Bigelow and washwoman's baby.  June 18, 1896.

 

Views

1012

a

Boys playing football in field near bowling alley on Boston Ave.  Nov. 30, 1894.

 

Views

1013

 

Composite image: "Medford, Historic and Picturesque."  Shows six views of Medford.

 

Views

1014

 

View of West Medford.  By Conant.

 

Views

1015

 

Royall House front entrance.

 

Views

1016

 

Ivy-covered wall with two tall windows.

 

Views

1017

 

Detail of column with cracked paint.

 

Views

1018

 

Oval window, probably Royall house or Craddock-Peter Tufts house ("Old Fort").

 

Views

1019

 

Royall House with tree, windows and pineapple detail.

 

Views

1020

 

Detail of unknown surface.

 

Views

1021

 

New West Medford Post Office, September 22, 1957.  By Hatch Photo Service.

 

Views

1022

 

Page from book.  New West Medford Post Office.  Groundbreaking with Frank W. Lovering, August 2, 1926.

 

 

 

 

 

Streets

 

 

SEE ALSO: HOUSES; SQUARE, MEDFORD; VIEWS   

 

Streets

1023

 

High St., 1936.  On reverse: R. Lamme, 253 High St. (photographer?).

 

Streets

1024

 

High St. looking east at Medford Sq. and curving to left, with Riverside Ave. ahead.  Back side of distillery in background.  Ca 1880s.

 

Streets

1025

 

High St. looking west from Medford Sq., ca 1912.

 

Streets

1026

 

High St., very old photograph taken from Center School.  Magoun mansion on right and Osgood house in background.  Early 1860s.

 

Streets

1027

 

High St. looking west, Medford Public Library on right.  Ca 1914.  (2 copies)

 

Streets

1028

 

Postcard, tinted.  High St. looking west.

 

Streets

1029

 

High Street looking toward Winthrop Sq., ca 1910.

 

Streets

1030

 

Winthrop Sq., corner High and Winthrop Sts., looking up High St.

 

Streets

1031

 

High St., looking west.  On left, Stetson house (later St. Joseph's Church).  On right, Magoun mansion, train station, Unitarian Church, Osgood house (parsonage).  From John H. Hooper.  Photograph by Tradwell, Medford.

 

Streets

1032

 

High St., looking west.  Building on left with flagpole is GAR Hall, formerly a fire station, and later moved east to 1980 site of Cooperative Bank.  From John H. Hooper.  Photograph by Tradwell, Medford.

 

Streets

1033

 

High St. with Magoun mansion on right, taken from Unitarian Church.

 

 

 

 

 

Streets

1034

 

Hillside Ave., from High St., 1897.

 

Streets

1035

 

Corner High and Forest Sts.  Tufts Hall located on second floor of corner building.

 

Streets

1036

 

Corner High and Forest Sts., looking north up Forest St., early 1900s.

 

Streets

1037

 

Page from book.  Forest St., looking north from Medford Sq.  High School on left.  (5 copies)

 

Streets

1038

 

Page from book.  Forest St. (formerly Andover Tpk.), looking north from Medford Sq.  Text decribing shipbuilding on reverse of one copy.  (2 copies)  

 

Streets

1039

 

Forest St., old view, looking north.

 

Streets

1040

 

Forest St., looking north, early 1900s.

 

Streets

1041

 

Forest St. looking south toward Medford Sq., early 1900s.

 

Streets

1042

 

Kerr estate on Forest St, when Fellsway was being built.

 

Streets

1043

 

Kerr estate at Forest St.  Building of Fellsway.

 

Streets

1044

 

Kerr estate on Forest St. beofre Fellsway and Roosevelt Circle were built.

 

Streets

1045

 

Corner High St. and Governors Ave., ca 1905.

 

Streets

1046

 

Corner High St. and Governors Ave., telephone building on left.  Ca 1912.

 

Streets

1047

 

Corner High St. and Governors Ave., showing old Center School.  Taken from site of later municipal parking lot on Governors, 1894.

 

Streets

1048

 

Governors Ave. and Terrace Rd., ca 1910.

 

Streets

1049

 

Governors Ave. and Terrace Rd., ca 1916.

 

Streets

1050

 

Crest Rd., looking up from Governors Ave.  House on corner is R.P. Litchfield.  Ca 1815.

 

 

 

 

 

Streets

1051

 

Salem St. from Ashland St, looking east.  Shows Salem St. Cemetery and Dead Man's Alley (River St.).  Ca 1860s.  (2 copies)

 

Streets

1052

 

Salem St. from cemetery, looking east, Methodist Church on left.  Ca 1870.

 

Streets

1053

 

Salem St. from corner of Forest St. in Medford Sq.  

 

Streets

1054

 

Salem St., looking toward Medford Sq.  December 14, 1916.

 

Streets

1055

 

Salem St., looking toward Medford Sq.  Shows Bishop house (later Electric Company), cemetery.

 

Streets

1056

 

Riverside Ave., looking toward Medford Sq.  Freight office and engine house.  Ca 1916.

 

 

 

 

 

Streets

1057

 

Mystic Valley Parkway taken from Tufts College Hill.  Shows Auburn St., railroad bridge, and probably Simmons Mattress Factory.  Boston Ave. in foreground.

 

Streets

1058

 

Mystic Valley Parkway before completing east of Main St.  Armory bridge in forefront.

 

Streets

1059

 

Mystic Valley Parkway from bridge, looking toward Main St., ca 1915.

 

Streets

1060

 

Mystic Valley Parkway showing rear of St. Joseph's Church and Armory, early 1900s.

 

 

 

 

 

Streets

1061

 

Main St.  Winter Hill, corner Henry St., showing residence of J. Wesly Doe and Lears'(?) Hill.

 

Streets

1062

 

Bow St., off Main St. at Winter Hill.

 

Streets

1063

 

Main St. near Mystic Park (corner Harvard St.).  (Note: photograph is reversed.)

 

Streets

1064

 

Hancock Ave., fence between Chandler, Sampson, Teel.  Before sewer construction.  May 8, 1901.

 

Streets

1065

 

Main St. at Royall House, looking toward Medford Sq.

 

Streets

1066

 

George St., seen from Main St.  Slave Quarters of Royall House on right.  Ca 1910.

 

Streets

1067

 

Main St. near Summer St.

 

Streets

1067

a

Summer St. ca 1890.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Streets

1068

a

Main St. seen from Summer St., looking toward Medford Sq., horse car barn on left.  Ca 1910.  (same image as next item #1068b)

 

Streets

1068

b

Newspaper clipping.  Main St.  Same image as previous item #1068a.  Medford Mercury, June 14, 1955.  On reverse: group portrait of police.

 

Streets

1069

 

Main St. showing Old Medford Mercury building, Medford Inn, fire station.  Ca 1912.

 

Streets

1070

 

Corner Main and Emerson Sts.

 

Streets

1071

 

Corner Main and Union Sts.  Shows carriage factory and blacksmith shop, and later site of Rt. 93 ramp.  Ca 1880s.

 

Streets

1072

 

Main St., west side of street from corner of Union St., shows carriage manufacturer.

 

Streets

1073

 

Main St., east side of street from corner of South St.  Shows tobacconer, shoe shine and other businesses.

 

Streets

1074

 

Main St. looking toward Medford Sq.  Judge Wait's home on right, later site of Mystic Valley Parkway.

 

Streets

1075

 

Main St. at Craddock Bridge looking north, ca 1910.

 

Streets

1075

a

Main St., looking north.

 

 

 

 

 

Streets

1076

 

Washington and Franklin Sts.

 

Streets

1077

 

Washington St. looking east from Washington Sq.

 

Streets

1078

 

Spring St. at Washington St., looking north, showing gate keeper's house and railroad depot.  Ca 1915.

 

Streets

1079

 

Washington St. looking west toward corner of Park St.  Top of old Swan School visible.  Ca 1915.

 

Streets

1080

 

Hathaway's corner: Cross, Washington and Salem Sts.  Randall Block with Shuman's Drug Store later stood on the site, then demolished for Rt. 93.

 

Streets

1081

 

Sidewalk in front of 7A Myrtle St., looking east, December 29, 1910.  Notation on reverse; "Jours, Accident Case."  Also F.R.C. and G.H. Tinkham (photographer?).

 

 

 

 

 

Streets

1082

 

Corner Fulton and Elm Sts., 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

 

 

 

 

Streets

1083

 

Boston Ave. looking west from Hillside area, showing Adams St. and Stevens house on North St.  February 13, 1897.   Photographer is probably E.B. Dennison, 29 Capen St, Medford.

 

Streets

1084

 

Boston Ave. looking west from Hillside area, across Stevens' land toward North St. railroad bridge.  February 13, 1897.  Photographer is probably E.B. Dennison, 29 Capen St, Medford.

 

Streets

1085

 

Boston Ave. from corner of Winthrop St. (Hillside area), looking toward West Medford.  February 13, 1897.  Photo by E.B. Dennison, 29 Capen St., Medford.  (4 copies, one is enlargement)

 

Streets

1086

 

North St., south of Cook's house, looking east toward Medford Hillside.  November 30, 1895.

 

Streets

1087

 

Corner Winthrop St. and Boston Ave.  Shows Medford Hillside Garage.  Later site of Sacred Heart Church and listed as "Old Hillside School Lot."  June 13, 1934.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Streets

1088

 

Corner Winthrop St. and Boston Ave.  Later site of Sacred Heart Church, shows construction underway.  June 13, 1934.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

 

 

 

 

Streets

1089

 

Capen St. from Tufts University Hill (Reservoir), Flora Enright in foreground, May 9, 1896.

 

Streets

1090

 

Capen St. looking west toward Arlington.  Chimney in background is pumping station.

 

Streets

1091

 

Capen St., with horse and sleigh.  February 13, 1897.  Photo by E.B. Dennison, 29 Capen St., Medford.  (2 copies)

 

Streets

1092

 

Paving of Emory St.  October 8, 1896.

 

Streets

1093

 

Paving of Emory St., with new city-purchased steamroller.  October 8, 1896.

 

Streets

1094

 

Greenleaf Ave. seen from Winthrop St.  Name suggested to real estate agents Leavitt and Woodsworth, by Percy H. Sweetwater, later station agent at Hillside from 1893 to 1904.

 

Streets

1095

 

[no item]

 

 

 

 

 

Streets

1096

 

College Ave., with horsecart.

 

Streets

1097

 

College Ave, 1886.  Later site of Tufts' Cousins Gymnasium and baseball fields.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Streets

1098

 

College Ave., 1899.  Shows remains of Stearns windmill?  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.  (2 copies)

 

Streets

1099

 

Stearns Ave. off College Ave., ca 1884-1891.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Streets

1100

 

Stearns Ave. (road to Stearns Estate) off College Ave., 1886.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

Streets

1101

 

Stearns Ave. (road to Stearns Estate) off College Ave.  April 19, 1899.  From the Medford Historical Society collection of glass plates, reprinted 1976.

 

 

 

 

 

Streets

1102

 

High St. looking east into West Medford Sq., prior to 1915.

 

Streets

1103

 

Page from book.  High St., corner Brooks St.

 

Streets

1104

 

Corner Grove and High Sts. Looking east toward West Medford Sq.

 

Streets

1105

 

Grove St., ca 1899.  Shows one of Brooks houses and Emery Nursing Home.  

 

Streets

1106

 

Grove St.  Photograph by Conant.

 

Streets

1107

 

Winthrop St. near former City Home.  Rock formation known as the Lion or Beast.  Site is opposite later-built Woodside Rd.

 

 

 

 

 

Streets

1108

 

Treelined street, unidentified.  

 

 

 

 

 

LATE BATCH OF PUBLIC LIBRARY PHOTOS

 

 

 

 

 

Pub Library New 

1109

 

Rendering of new library exterior, built 1959.  Photo and negative.

 

 

1110

 

New library exterior, probably 1959 or 1960.

 

 

1111

 

Newspaper clipping.  "New Library Hailed at Cornerstone Rites."  Pictured are: Mrs. Helen Forsyth; John O'Loughlin, chairman of trustees; Judge Lawrence Brooks; Rep. Alexander Cella; Mrs. Sidney Olans of Malden Public Library.  Dwight Davis newsphoto.

 

 

1112

 

Miss Helen G. Forsyth.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1113

 

Mayor Jack McGlynn, Helen Forsyth, unknown person.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1114

 

Magoun Room, Miss Forsyth addressing crowd.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1115

 

Magoun Room, presentation of American flag by Medford Lodge of Elks, probably January 1960.  Hatch Photo Service.  (4 copies; 3 are close-ups)

 

 

1116

 

Letter.  From William J. Corbett and Medford Lodge of Elks to Miss Forsyth.  Accompanied picture(s) of flag presentation.  January 16, 1960.  

 

 

1117

 

Note.  Miss Forsyth's note accompanying picture(s) of flag presentation.  January 1960.

 

 

1118

 

Miss Forsyth and unidentified man with Massachusetts state flag.  Photo by Dwight Davis, 1960.

 

 

1119

 

Composite photo of presentation of books to Miss Forsyth.  Four unidentified men.  Photo by Dwight Davis, 1960.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1120

 

Mrs. Eleanor Coy, at desk (back of Phyllis Hosmer?).  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1121

 

Man standing with turntables. Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1122

 

Interior seating area.  Early 1960s.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1123

 

Interior seating area, High St. side.  Early 1960s.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1124

 

Chairs and stacks.  Early 1960s.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1125

 

Books and seating. Early 1960s.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1126

 

Table and chairs, stacks. Early 1960s.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1127

 

Books on shelves. Early 1960s.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1128

 

Stacks, second floor.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1129

 

Stacks and desks, second floor.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1130

 

Conference room (Medford Room).  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1131

 

Kitchen in staff room, upstairs.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1132

 

Note.  Inter-office memo between R E Kiley and Pat H. regarding story for Library Journal.  February 15, 1960.

 

 

1133

 

Color photo of seating area, with table and chairs.  Photo by Estey Corp.

 

 

1134

a

Color photo of seating area.   Photo by Estey Corp.  

 

 

1134

b

Seating area (same as item   XXX   ).   Photo by Estey Corp.  (2 copies)

 

 

1134

c

[missing] Brochure.  Library furnishings by Estey Corp., 1960.

 

 

1134

d

[missing] Library, interior of new building, with card catalogs.

 

 

1135

 

Shelved records, card catalogs and front desk.   Photo by Estey Corp.

 

 

1136

 

Periodicals area.   Photo by Estey Corp.

 

 

1137

 

Shelves of new books, magazines in background.  Early 1960s.  Photo by Estey Corp.

 

 

1138

 

Periodicals.  Photo by Estey Corp.

 

 

1139

 

Reference area.  Photo by Estey Corp.

 

 

1140

 

Stacks and coat rack.   Photo by Estey Corp.

 

 

1141

 

Empty shelves and coat rack.

 

 

1142

 

Stacks, seated patrons.   Photo by Estey Corp.

 

 

 

 

 

1143

 

In headphones: Bonnie Hanley, Nancy DiGrezio, Frank Towle.  Photo by Jack Sheehan, Boston Globe.  February 9, 1960.

 

 

1144

 

In headphones, at long distance table.  Photo by Jack Sheehan, Boston Globe.  February 9, 1960.

 

 

1145

 

In headphones, Carol LaBombard and Marjorie LeBow.  Photo by Jack Sheehan, Boston Globe.  February 9, 1960.

 

 

1146

 

In headphones, Carol LaBombard and Marjorie LeBow, close up.  Photo by Jack Sheehan, Boston Globe.  February 9, 1960.

 

 

 

 

 

1147

 

Car damaged in auto accident, may belong to person related to the library.  Webster St., 11:30 am, January 17, 1962.  Hatch Photo Service.

 

 

1148

 

Accident scene, Webster St.  January 17, 1962.  Hatch photo service.

 

 

 

 

 

1149

 

Invoice.  From photographer Dwight Davis for 2 views of Children's book exhibit.  November 15, 1963.

 

 

1150

 

Book exhibit and children with Margarita Francis.  In Magoun Room, probably referenced by invoice (item   xxx   1963).  Photo by Dwight Davis, 1963.

 

 

1151

 

Book exhibit and children with Margarita Francis (horizontal view).  In Magoun Room, probably referenced by invoice (item   XXX   1963).  Photo by Dwight Davis, 1963.

 

 

1152

 

Children's librarian Margarita Francis with children in Magoun Room.  

 

 

1153

 

Children's librarian Margarita Francis with children and chalkboard in Magoun Room.  

 

 

1154

 

Children with Santa.

 

 

1155

 

Children and Santa with boy on lap.

 

 

1156

 

Children with Santa, girl with cloth on nose.

 

 

1157

 

Children and Santa with girl on lap.

 

 

1158

 

Assistant librarian Miss Edith Olds, with ladies.  Photo by Dwight Davis, 1964.

 

 

1159

 

Children with Mrs. Francis and magician, in Magoun Room.  Treasure Hunt Club / Summer Reading, September 11, 1965.  Photo by Dwight Davis.

 

 

1160

 

Children holding certificates, with magician.  Photo by Dwight Davis, 1967.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1161

 

Snapshot of Alice McCarthy Whitney.

 

 

1162

 

Snapshot of Mrs. Francis.

 

 

1163

 

Snapshot of seated man.

 

 

1164

 

Snapshot of man looking up.

 

 

1165

 

Party in Magoun Room, Helen Forsyth.

 

 

1166

 

Party in Magoun Room, Helen Forsyth with cake.

 

 

1167

 

Party in Magoun Room, children (from behind).

 

 

1168

 

Party in Magoun Room, children gathered.

 

 

1169

 

Party in Magoun Room, row of seated children.

 

 

1170

 

Party in Magoun Room, children and adults.

 

 

1171

 

Party in Magoun Room, children seated on edge of stage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1172

 

Friday Night Events, Medford Public Jazz being videotaped; 1970s?

 

 

1173

 

Girl in Medford Public Jazz T-shirt; 1970s?

 

 

1174

 

Letters.  Two letters from Laura Scarlett, A-V Librarian, regarding film rejuvenation.  Two pages, dated March and April, 1972.

 

 

1175

 

Brochure.  Advertisement for Filmlife film rejuvenation company.

 

 

1176

 

Brochure.  Advertisement for Paulmar film inspection machinery.  (Two pages)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1177

 

Printing proof and negative.  Medford Public Library Information Guide, 1977.

 

 

1178

 

Presentation of Magoun family silver to Medford Public Library, July 19, 1971.  Pictured are: Mrs. Martin A. Conserva, Barbara Conserva, Mr. And Mrs. William Conserva; holdling silver piece are William Conserva 3d and Frank Levine, dir. of library.  (Sixth person unidentified)  June M. Livingston Studio, 25 Headland Way, W. Medford.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

**missing**

 

 

 

Pub Library Celeb

804

a

now 1135b

 

Pub Library Celeb

804

b

now 1135c

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: After numbering, notate series in Med PicFileMisc