Browse Items (116 total)

  • Collection: Swampscott Through the Years: A pictorial history

Date: 1937
Description: Members of the Young Yankee Dory Sailors pose with officers of the Swampscott Yacht Club inside the club in this 1937 photograph. Appearing in the photo: Back row, L-R: 1. Ed Bergen, 2. Raymond…

Date: 1921
Description: Close up view of the Swampscott World War I honor roll memorial

Creator: Ellis, Stuart P.
Date: 1935
Description: Five men and one boy ride in the "Sons of veterans" float--a car decorated with vines--during a local parade. The men are identified as Arthur E. Widger, Frank E. Morrison, Samuel Brandt, Mr.…

Date: 1935
Description: Members of the Swampscott American Legion drill team pose for a group portrait

Date: 1930
Description: Members of the Swampscott American Legion auxiliary pose for a group portrait

Date: 1929
Description: Members of Swampscott's VFW post pose in uniform at the World War I memorial A wreath has been laid at the site

Date: 1926
Description: Participants in the American Legion parade of 1926 pose in costume

Date: 1929
Description: The cast of the 1929 Swampscott American Legion show pose in costume for a photo. Note some cast members dressed in drag. Front Row, L-R: 1. Unknown, 2. Winnie Doty, 3 & 4 unknown, 5. Louise Linden,…[More]

Date: 1922
Description: A group of men who have gathered to renovate the Swampscott American Legion building, pose with their tools by the building

Date: 1921
Description: Close up view of the Swampscott World War I memorial, a bronze plaque affixed to a large rock at the intersection of Burrill Street and Monument Avenue. The Chick and Ericson estates can be seen in…[More]

Date: 1940?
Description: A man wearing a medal on his suit poses for a picture behind a statue of a soldier. Flags fly on either side and, in the background, a crowd has gathered as if for a ceremony.

Date: 1928
Description: Architectural drawing showing plans for a proposed town hall to be built as a memorial to Swampscott's soldiers

Date: 1928
Description: Architectural drawing showing plans for a proposed town hall to be built as a memorial to Swampscott's soldiers

Date: 1921?
Description: Close-up view of a World War I era cannon located in the veterans' plot of the Swampscott Cemetery

Date: 1921?
Description: Swampscott's Revolutionary War memorial, also known as the Ramsdell Memorial "... is a boulder and bronze plaque in memory of the first soldier to die at the Battle of Lexington. Abednego Ramsdell was…[More]

Date: 1921
Description: Close-up view of the veterans' plot within the Swampscott Cemetery

Date: 1921
Description: Close up view of the Swampscott World War I memorial, a bronze plaque affixed to a large rock at the inersection of Burrill Street and Monument Avenue. The Chick and Ericson estates can be seen in…[More]

Date: 1921?
Description: Members of the Grand Army of the Republic participate in a local parade. Included in the photo are Peleg Gardner, John Merritt, and William S. Earp. Photo taken by Stuart P. Ellis.

Date: 1872
Description: View of Swampscott from Greenwood Avenue looking Southeast toward Galloupe's Point

Date: 1885?
Description: Benjamin Martin and his son and an unidentified man pose with a lapstrake sailboat on Blaney beach.--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996