Browse Items (18 total)

  • Subject contains "St. Joseph Parish (Wakefield, Mass.)"

Date: 1900 - 1939
Description: "With its cornerstone laid in place on September 8, 1889, St. Joseph's Church was dedicated on November 9, 1890. This center altar, one of three, was resplendent in white and gold and was created…

Date: ca. 1930
Description: "St. Joseph's Parochial School was built under the guidance of Father Florence J. Halloran. In addition to overseeing the building of the school, he was responsible for a mission chapel built in…

Date: 1899
Description: "Prior to July 1851, South Reading Catholics were accustomed to traveling to Lynn to attend Mass, and sick calls were attended from St. Mary's Church in Boston. The first Catholic Mass in South…

Date: 10-12-1954
Description: "St. Joseph's Church celebrated its 100th anniversary with a week-long celebration which began on Tuesday, October 5th, 1954 with a 'monster whist party' at the church hall, and ended on October 12th…[More]

Description: "During the early days, when Wakefield was still called South Reading, Catholics in this 1500-resident community did not have a church of their own. When they wanted to congregate for worship, they…[More]

Date: 1908
Description: "Now one of Wakefield's busiest intersections, the Albion Street and North Avenue (known as Railroad Avenue until 1910) area appears to be quite tranquil in 1908. The railroad crossing was operated…[More]

Description: Postcard shows the St. Joseph Parochial School on Gould Street, connected with St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church on Albion Street.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows views of St. Joseph's Church and its rectory. The Church was located at the corner of Albion and Tuttle Streets. The Rectory, built in 1885, was located just behind at the corner of…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view of the rectory of St. Joseph's Church built in 1885 at the corner of Albion and Murray Streets. The area was known as Harvard Square because of the proximity of the Harvard…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view of St. Joseph's Church at the corner of Albion and Tuttle Streets. The building was destroyed by fire on March 24, 1977.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view of St. Joseph's Church at the corner of Albion and Tuttle Streets. The building was destroyed by fire on March 24, 1977. Tuttle Street is in the foreground. On the left down…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1911
Description: Postcard shows a view of St. Joseph's Church at the corner of Albion and Tuttle Streets. The building was destroyed by fire on March 24, 1977.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1914
Description: Postcard shows a view of the side aisle of St. Joseph's Church at the corner of Albion and Tuttle Streets. The building was destroyed by fire on March 24, 1977.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1913
Description: Postcard shows a view of the Albion Street side of St. Joseph's Church at the corner of Albion and Tuttle Streets. The building was destroyed by fire on March 24, 1977.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1915
Description: Postcard shows a view of the nave and apse of St. Joseph's Church at the corner of Albion and Tuttle Streets. The building was destroyed by fire on March 24, 1977.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows St. Joseph's Church at the corner of Albion and Tuttle Streets. The building was destroyed by fire on March 24, 1977.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1900-1909?]
Description: Postcard shows the interior of St. Joseph's Church at the corner of Albion and Tuttle Streets. The building was destroyed by fire on March 24, 1977.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows St. Joseph's Church at the corner of Albion and Tuttle Streets. The building was destroyed by fire on March 24, 1977.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards