Browse Items (116 total)

  • Collection: Swampscott Through the Years: A pictorial history

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

Date: 1895?
Description: Strong surf pounds the shore at Woodbury's Point

Date: 1895?
Description: Strong surf pounds the shore at Woodbury's Point

Date: 1920?
Description: Close-up view of surf crashing at the sea wall along Lynn Shore Drive.

Date: 1920?
Description: View of surf crashing at the sea wall along Lynn Shore Drive. Pedestrians in overcoats walk along the sidewalk.

Date: 1895?
Description: Photo shows a sea wall at the bottom of a hill with waves crashing. There are several men walking or standing on the wall, as well as one dog.

Date: 1920?
Description: View from King's Beach at Lynn Shore Drive toward Galloupe's Point with surf rolling in

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: 1895?
Description: Informal portrait of Rodney A Douglass

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: 1895?
Description: Portrait of fisherman William B. Phillips posing in his fishing gear in front of nets strung along a fence

Date: 1926
Description: Portrait of Dick Stone and his family posing in their yard

Date: 1895?
Description: Informal portrait of fisherman Solomon Abbott.

Date: 1885?
Description: Formal portrait of Sadie (Pierce) Houghton of Beach Street, Swampscott, Massachusetts.

Date: 1926
Description: Portrait of Perley Kendrick, Abe Stone, and George Harris, seated with hats on their laps, in 1926

Date: 1898?
Description: Formal portrait of Mrs. Gaston, wife of the governor. Louisa Beecher was the daughter of Laban S. and Frances A. (Lines) Beecher. Her father was a lumber merchant in Roxbury, Mass. She married…

Date: 1895?
Description: Format portrait of Abbie Snow (Hart) Ernst, only daughter of Thomas N. Hart, Mayor of Boston, from 1889 to 1890 and from 1900 to 1902

Date: 1951
Description: Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sullivan standing in their living room

Date: 1904
Description: Portrait of John M. Grosvenor, Jr. John Milton Grosvernor, Jr. was born in Woburn in 1864. He attended M.I.T. and became a chemist. Married Lilian Pitman Munson of Swampscott in 1894. Grosvenor…[More]

Date: 1895?
Description: Informal portrait of Frank Nesbett standing on a sidewalk with a dog.