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  • Subject contains "Library buildings"

Description: "Lucius Beebe,immortalized in Wakefield history by the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, was active in the town, both politically and personally, for the 32 years he resided in the community. Born in…

Date: 01-1934
Description: "After more than 50 years at the Wakefield Town Hall at the corner of Main and Water Streets, the library moved to a new home in April, 1923. The town's first official library was established in 1856…[More]

Description: "In 1856, the residents of South Reading voted at the annual town meeting to establish the town's first official library. With an annual budget of $300 for both the purchase of books and the…

Description: The Copley Wing was added to the east side of the library in 1959 and was considered to be an architectural structure for the ages. Less than 30 years later it was gone. Its metal and glass exterior…[More]

Description: The Copley Wing was added to the east side of the library in 1959 and was considered to be an architectural structure for the ages. Less than 30 years later it was gone. Its metal and glass exterior…[More]

Description: The Copley Wing was added to the east side of the library in 1959 and was considered to be an architectural structure for the ages. Less than 30 years later it was gone. Its metal and glass exterior…[More]

Description: Copied from Picture
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Date: 1899-1900
Description: View from the main room of the Frost Public Library (now the Winthrop Public Library & Museum) ca. 1900 into the north reading room. The wall on which Lincoln's portrait hangs, left, no longer exists…[More]

Date: 1899-1900
Description: View of the main room with original circulation desk, stacks and balcony of the Frost Public Library (now the Winthrop Public Library & Museum) ca. 1900. Most of the architectural details remain save…[More]

Date: 11-1899
Description: Exterior construction of the Frost Building (now known as the Winthrop Public Library & Museum) completed and interior construction underway, February, 1899

Date: 11-1898
Description: The Frost Public Library (now known as the Winthrop Public Library & Museum) under construction, November, 1898

Date: 1952?
Description: Photograph is of a young boy sitting in a chair reading a picture book while a girl looks on. On top of the table is a copy of the book "Whose little bird am I?" which was published in 1944.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1952?
Description: Photograph is of a boy and a girl looking at an exhibit of books. Included in the display is a copy of the book "The wonderful adventures of Ting Ling" by Bowen, and "Mat and Mandy and the little old…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1952?
Description: Photograph is of a male patron with a briefcase entering the library.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1948
Description: Photograph is of a display case in the library for bestsellers of 1948.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1970?
Description: A group of girls work at a table in the library.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1952?
Description: Photograph is pre-1955, before the first addition was made to the building. Photograph is taken from an angle showing the left side of the building. The library was built in 1915 on land donated by…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1952?
Description: Photograph is pre-1955, before the first addition was made to the building. Appears to have been taken from across the street. The library was built in 1915 on land donated by Elihu Thomson,…
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1952?
Description: Side view of librarian Susan Duval Nellis at the circulation desk checking out books to a male patron. Photograph is pre-1955, before the first addition was made to the building. The library was…
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1952?
Description: Photograph is of librarian Susan Duval Nellis at the circulation desk checking out books to a male patron. Photograph is pre-1955, before the first addition was made to the building. The library was…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings