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Creator: [Cram & Ferguson Architects]
Date: [1920-1929?]

Creator: Aurili,Ricardo 1834-
Date: 1902

Creator: Bruce, David
Date: 2010
Description: "As Sofia and I walked around town, taking pictures for the Library's Wakefield Then & Now Photo Contest, I thought of the original picture postcard of The Rockery, postmarked 1914, with a young boy…[More]

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Creator: Bruce, David
Date: 2010
Description: "As Sofia and I walked around town, taking pictures for the Library's Wakefield Then & Now Photo Contest, I thought of the original picture postcard of The Rockery, postmarked 1914, with a young boy…[More]

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.[More]

Creator: Byrnes, Susan Miranda
Date: ca. 1959
Description: "Pleasure Island, 'New England's biggest family amusement center" opened on June 22, 1959. The 80-acre site was located off Route 128, adjacent to what is now Audubon Road (formerly Pleasure Island…[More]

Creator: Cram & Ferguson Architects
Date: [1922?]

Creator: Dupon, Annette
Date: 2010
Description: "No longer standing are the historic buildings that the founder of our town used for many years as rattan factories. The open space that once had cows roaming in the foreground now remains somewhat…[More]

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: Eaton, Lilley, 1802-1872
Description: "Without the dedication and interest of members of the Eaton family, Wakefield would not be in possession of such detailed accounts of her history. Several members of the family have recorded…

Creator: Emerson, Thomas, 1785-1871
Description: "Thomas Emerson was one of Wakefield's most respected citizens. Born in Reading (now Wakefield) on October 2, 1785, he was descended from a Puritan ancestry. Due to his family's limited means, he was…[More]

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: Heath, Douglas
Date: 2010
Description: "Attached is my entry for the "Then and Now" contest. I chose "Park Gates -- Wakefield, Massachusetts" for my subject. The gates on Chestnut Street form the entrance to Wakefield Park, on the west…[More]