Murphy Postcard Collection

Most items in this collection were generously donated to the Library by Henry "Spud" Murphy. Others smaller portions were donated by Carl Soule, Jr., Beverly Stone, and other individual donations. Digitized with the support of a grant from the Reading Celebration Trust's Historical Preservation Fund.

Contributor(s)

  • Institution: Reading Public Library

Coverage

  • Massachusetts--Middlesex (county)--Reading

Items

Main Street looking north, Reading, MA
Bay State Rifle Range, Reading, Mass.
New federal post office, Reading, Mass.
Grouard house, Reading, Mass.
[The Square, Reading, Mass.]
Public buildings, Reading, MA
High school  Old South Church and Common, Reading, MA
The Common, Reading, MA
Reading Common
The Square, Reading, Mass.
The Square, Reading, Mass.
Main Street looking south, Reading, MA
Reading, Mass.  in the future
Main Street north, Reading, Mass.
First Congregational Church, Reading, Mass.
Reading Square, Reading, MA
Reading, Mass.,  Highland School
S. Harnden  cabinet manufactory, Reading, Mass.
Christian Science Church, Reading, Mass.
New Old South M.E. [Methodist] church, Reading, Mass.
Baptist Church, Reading, Massachusetts
Bay State Military Rifle Range,  Wakefield, Mass.
First Baptist Church, Reading, Mass.
Baptist Church, Reading, Mass.
Town office building, Reading, Mass.
Town office building and public library, Reading, Mass.
Town office building, Reading, Mass.
Reading Square, Reading, Mass.
Masonic Block  cor. Main and Haven Streets, Reading, Mass.
Main Street  south, Reading, Mass.
Main Street, Reading, Massachusetts
Methodist Church and green, Reading, Mass.
Old South Methodist Church
Reading, Mass.
Main Street, Reading, Mass.
Reading Common, Reading, MA
Masonic Hall, Reading, Massachusetts
Bandstand and Old South Church, Reading, MA
The Common, Reading, MA
The Square showing Old South Church, Reading, Mass.  built 1817
Winter scene  - Reading Square
Reading Common
Reading Public Library and municipal building
A dinner party, Reading, Mass.
New Catholic Church, Reading, Mass.
Catholic Church, Reading, Mass.
Elmwood Hotel and Christian Union Church, Reading, Mass.
Harnden Street and square
Main Street, Reading, Mass.
Saint Agnes Church and rectory, Reading, Mass.
Methodist Church and green, Reading, Mass.
[Parade of the early 1920s]
[Parade of the early 1920s]
Old South Methodist Church
Unitarian Church and Elmwood Hotel, Reading, Mass.
Elmwood Hotel and Christian Union Church, Reading, MA
Main Street, Reading, MA
The Common, Reading, MA
First Baptist Church, Reading, Massachusetts
First Congregational Church, Reading, Mass.
First Congregational Church, Reading, MA
[Ruins of First Congregational Church, Reading, MA]
[Ruins of the Congregational Church, Reading, MA]
Old South M.E. Church, Reading, Mass.
Christian Science Church  corner of Sanborn and Lowell Sts, Reading, Mass.
Christian Science Church, Reading, Mass.
Oldest house and Saint Agnes Catholic Church, Reading, Mass.
Church of the Good Shepherd
First Church of Christ  Scientist, Reading, Massachusetts
Saint Agnes Roman Catholic church and school
St. Agnes Church, Reading, Massachusetts
Unitarian Church, Reading, Mass.
Congregational Church, Reading, Mass.
Congregational Church, Reading, Mass.
First known picture of Reading, Mass.
Methodist Church, Reading, Mass.
Old South Church, Reading, Mass.
Old South Church, Reading, Mass.
Baptist Church [and]  Congregational Church, Reading, Mass.
Reading Inn and Unitarian Church, Reading, Mass.
Elmwood Hotel and Unitarian Church  Main Street, Reading, Mass.
Congregational Church [and] Baptist Church, Reading, Mass.
[The midway of the Reading-Wakefield fair]
The oldest house in Reading, Mass.
Greetings from Reading, Mass.
Elmwood Hotel, Reading, Mass.
Engine house, Reading, Mass.
Cross St., Reading, Mass.
Lowell Street, Reading, Mass.
Franklin Street, Reading, Mass.
Highland School,  Middlesex Avenue, Reading, Mass.
Episcopal church, Reading, Mass.
High School, Reading, Mass.
Highland School, Reading, Mass.
Jr. High School, Reading, Mass.
Unitarian Church  Elmwood Hotel, Reading, Mass.
Post Office Square, Reading, Mass.
Black's block, Reading, Mass.
Unitarian Church, Reading, Mass.
Old South Church, Reading, Mass.
Old South Church, Reading, Mass.
[Old South Church, Reading, MA]
Old South Church, Reading, Massachusetts
Reading Square, Reading, MA
East side of Main Street  Reading, MA
Masonic Block, Reading, MA
Reading Square  the trolley centre, Reading, MA
Bandstand and Old South Church, Reading, MA
Main Street looking south, Reading, MA
Old South Church and Common, Reading, MA
The Boston and Maine railroad station, Reading, Mass.
The old Parker Tavern, Reading, Mass.
Ipswich River, Reading, Mass.
Pumping station, Reading, Mass.
Pumping station, Reading, Mass.
Meadowbrook Golf Club, Reading, Mass.
Hall House, Reading, Mass.
Odd-fellows Block, Reading, Mass.
Sailor Tom's sea grill and out-going stand
Navy yard  rock garden and miniature city at Sailor Tom's
Bay State Military Rifle Association  buildings and rifle range, Reading, Mass.
Bay State Military Rifle Associations  rifle range scene, Reading, Mass.
The 600-yd. firing point  Bay State Rifle Range,  Wakefield, Mass.
Tents of the Bay State Rifle Range  Wakefield,  Mass.
Lyceum Hall  Haven Street and Masonic Block, Reading, MA
[The Square, Reading, Mass.]
The Square, Reading, MA
Sailor Tom's home  Route 28, Reading, Mass. [Guest room]
Sailor Tom's home  Route 28, Reading, Mass. [Wardroom]
Sailor Tom's home  Route 28, Reading, Mass. [the bridge]
Sailor Tom's home  Route 28, Reading, Mass. [ship's galley]
Post office - Reading, Mass.
[New federal post office, Reading, Mass.]
Boston and Maine station, Reading, Mass.
Sailor Tom's seafood grill  Route 28, Reading, Massachusetts
B and M station, Reading, Mass.
R.R. station and Black's Block
The Square, Reading, MA
Main Street looking north, Reading, MA
Main Street  South, Reading, MA
Elmwood Inn
Ipswich River, Reading, Mass.
Scene on the road near Reading, Mass.
[Reading town baseball team]
Ipswich River, Reading, Mass.
Ipswich River, Reading, Mass.
Reading, Mass.
Sailor Tom's seafood grill  Route 28, Reading, Massachusetts
Sailor Tom's village  old mill stream and wishing pool
[Sailor Tom's]
Sailor Tom's home [the ship]
Sailor Tom's home  Route 28, Reading, Mass. [Entrance to ship]
Skipper's cabin on Treasure Island
Reading, Mass. : the Square
Soldier's monument, Reading, Mass.
Boulder in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Reading, Mass.
Reading Common
The Square
Christmas on the common by the people of Reading 1988
Main street looking south from Common, Reading, MA
Reading Common
High School  Old South Church and Common, Reading, MA
The Square showing Old South Church, Reading, MA
The Common, Reading, MA
Reading, Mass.
Masonic Block  corner Main and Haven Street, Reading, MA
Main Street, Reading, MA
Bandstand, High School, Reading, Mass.
The Square, Reading, MA
Common, Reading, MA
Reading, Mass.
Reading Square
Main Street, Reading, Mass.
Bank building and Hotel Elmwood
Reading Common
Reading Common, Reading, MA
Reading Sq., Reading, MA
The Square
Square, Reading, MA
Pearl Street School, Reading, Mass.
Junior high school, Reading, Mass.
Christian Science Church, Reading, Mass.
Highland School, Reading, Mass.
Highland School, Reading
Pearl Street School, Reading, Mass.
New Reading Memorial High School
High School
Reading High School, Reading, Mass.
New high school
High School, Reading, Mass.
High School, Reading, Mass.
High School, Reading, Mass.
New high school, Reading, Mass.
Highland School, Reading, Mass.
Highland School, Reading, Mass.
High school  Old South Church - erected 1817, Reading, Mass.
Common, Reading, MA
Summer Avenue, Reading, Mass.
Summer Avenue, Reading, Mass.
Franklin St., Reading, Mass.
Franklin Street, Reading, Mass.
Summer Avenue, Reading, Mass.
Residence of Charles A. Loring
Meadowbrook Golf Club, Reading, Mass.
Joshua Eaton School, Reading, Massachusetts
[The Joshua Eaton School, Reading, Mass.]
Highland School,  Middlesex Avenue, Reading, Mass.
Reading, Mass.  old Parker Tavern 1720
The old Parker Tavern, Reading, Mass.
Parker Tavern  Reading, Massachusetts
Woburn Street
Bird's-eye view of Reading from Prospect Hill
The Reading Home for Aged Women
[The Reading Home for Aged Women]
Sanborn Street, Reading, Mass.
On Woburn St., Reading, Mass.
Woburn St., Reading, Mass.
The Meadowbrook golf links, Reading, Mass.
Birds eye view from Bears' Hill, Reading, MA
Meadowbrook and golf club house, Reading, Mass.
The old Parker Tavern, Reading, Mass.
Meadowbrook Golf Club house, Reading, Mass.
Golf club, Reading, Mass.
Parker Tavern (built in 1694)
Parker Tavern  built 1694, Reading, Mass.
The old Parker Tavern, Reading, Mass.
Town Hall and engine house, Reading, Mass.
First Congregational Church
Woburn Street west of B&M R.R. tracks, Reading, Mass.
Woburn Street, Reading, Mass.
Reading Square, Reading, MA
Arrival at Martin's Pond, N. Reading
First Congregational Church
Woburn St., Reading, Mass.
Congregational Church, Reading, Mass.
Ipswich River, Reading, Mass.
Band stand on Common showing Old South Church, Reading, MA
High School, Reading, Mass.
Highland School,  Reading, Mass.
Avon St., Reading, Mass.
Baptist Church, Reading, Mass.
Old South Church, Reading, Mass.
The Old Slab City Mill, Reading, Mass.
Christian Science Church, Reading, Mass.
View down Mineral St., Reading, Mass.
On Woburn Street, Reading, Mass.
Center School and Old South Church, Reading, Mass.
Public square, Reading, Mass.
Congregational Church, Reading, Mass

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