Browse Items (27 total)

  • Collection: Wakefield Then and Now Photo Contests : 2010 and 2011

Date: 2011
Description: This photo mashup shows Main Street looking north from Water Street. The impressive building on the corner is Wakefield's original town hall, built with funds donated by Cyrus Wakefield. The structure…[More]

Date: 2011
Description: Photo mashup shows the railroad station on Tuttle Street, adjacent to North Avenue.

Date: 2011
Description: Photo mashup shows the railroad station on Tuttle Street, adjacent to North Avenue.

Date: 2011
Description: Photo mashup shows the Lincoln School on Crescent Street, now housing for the elderly. The image is mashed up with a photo of the same area in 2011.

Date: 2011
Description: Photo mashup shows the business district on Main Street near Richardson Avenue looking east. A banner hangs over the street advertising John F. Kennedy's campaign for Senate, indicating the photo is…[More]

Creator: Power, Mary Anne
Date: 2011
Description: Original photo from "Wakefield : 350 years by the lake." Current photo taken by Mary Anne Power, 2011.

Creator: Gerry, Joan
Date: 2011
Description: These photo mashups show Joan Gerry, who posed as a child astride one of the cannons at the foot of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, which was erected on the Upper Common in 1902 to commemorate…

Creator: Mellett, Alfred
Date: 2011
Description: Original photo of Town Hall from 1947 by Alfred Mellett. Current photo taken by Jeff Klapes, 2011.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 2011
Description: Original photo of Town Hall taken in 1897 when the building was still used as a school. Current photo taken by Jeff Klapes, 2011.

Creator: Kraus, Emma
Date: 2011
Description: Original photo of south shore of Lake Quannapowitt with dock. Current photo taken by Emma Kraus, 2011.

Creator: Kraus, Emma
Date: 2011
Description: Original photo of south shore of Lake Quannapowitt. Current photo taken by Emma Kraus, 2011.

Creator: Heath, Douglas L
Date: 2011
Description: Original photo taken sometime in the first decade of the 20th century. Current photo taken by Doug Heath, 2011.

Creator: Kraus, Cole
Date: 2011
Description: Original photo taken by Joseph Payro on December 24, 1939 shows a locomotive heading south towards Melrose along the shore of Crystal Lake in Greenwood. Current photo taken by Cole Kraus, 2011.

Creator: Dupon, Annette
Date: 2011
Description: Original image of Wakefield Common from a 1921 postcard mashed up with photo by Annette Dupon, 2011.

Creator: Dupon, Annette.
Date: 2011
Description: Historical image of Wakefield Post Office (Richardson Building) from the early 1900's mashed up with photo by Annette Dupon of Wakefield Post office back room, 2011.

Creator: Bruce, Sofia
Date: 2010
Description: "I like this picture and copied it because it's next to Yale Ave where I live. The town hall has changed a lot but the rest looks the same." - caption provided by Sofia Bruce (age 7), contest winner.

Creator: Power, Mary Anne
Date: 2010
Description: "Attached is my photo from February of the old YMCA building, when Artichokes had the "Christmas Tree" decorated for Valentine's Day. I was happy that the renovations into Artichokes and condos…

Creator: Hill, Loren
Date: 2010
Description: "This venerable old home has undergone renovations and improvements but is still quite recognizable from the early image. It stands in its neighborhood as a symbol of growth and progress within a…

Creator: Hill, Loren
Date: 2010
Description: "The unique rock structure on Main Street honored local town history. It was inviting, almost pastoral, as illustrated by the young lad and his relaxed pose. Today the area is less inviting. No…

Creator: MacDonald, Julia
Date: 2010
Description: "The reason I chose to take a now picture of the YMCA is because of how much the YMCA has been involved in my life during my childhood. Since I moved to Wakefield in the 2nd grade my mom has sent me…[More]