Browse Items (46 total)

  • Tags: Salem

1806_Bowditch_harbor(small).JPG
Creator: Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838
Date: 1806
Description: From Salem State University Archives: “This provides an “aerial” view of the harbors, waterways and hazards ships had to navigate (within close range of home) at the height of China/ East Indies…[More]
Collection: Salem Maps

1834_Bowditch_harbor(small).JPG
Creator: Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838
Date: 1834
Description: From the Salem State University Archives: “This provides an “aerial” view of the harbors, waterways and hazards ships had to navigate (within close range of home) at the height of China/ East…[More]
Collection: Salem Maps

UniversalistChurch.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1891-1901
Description: Photo shows the Universalist Church on Rust St. in Salem, erected in 1808-1809. In 1805, the first meetings of the Universalist Society were held and by 1807, the membership had grown to 300. Land was…[More]

CadetArmory.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1891-1901
Description: Photo of Salem Cadet Armory at 136 Essex St., Salem, erected 1819-1821. Originally built by Capt. Joseph Peabody for his son Augustus, and eventually became the residence of his son Col. Francis…

EastChurch.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Description: Black and white landscape street-view photograph of East Church (Unitarian) erected in 1845 at Washington Square between Brown and Williams Streets at the foot of the Salem Common.

NathanielHawthorne2.jpg
Creator: Detroit Photographic Co.
Date: 1900
Description: Colorized print postcard of view of entrance to Nathaniel Hawthorne's birthplace (now located at 27 Hardy Street)
Collection: Salem Postcards

Arbella.jpg
Creator: E. Muller & R. Lavender
Description: Arbella was the flagship of the Winthrop Fleet on which Governor John Winthrop, other members of the Company, and Puritan emigrants transported themselves and the Charter of the Massachusetts Bay…
Collection: Salem Postcards

1700_Salem_Phillips.jpg
Creator: Freeman, William W. K.
Date: 1933
Description: Map detailing streets and properties of Salem in 1700.
Collection: Salem Maps

NathanielHawthorne.jpg
Creator: Genuine Curteich, Chicago, IL
Description: Colorized print postcard of entrance to Birthplace of Nathaniel Hawthorne with portrait of author. Description on back: "Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in the Northwest Chamber in the Second Story of…[More]
Collection: Salem Postcards

RopesMansion3.jpg
Creator: Hebert E. Glasier & Son Co., Boston, Massachusetts
Description: Wide shot exterior black and white photograph of the Ropes Mansion of Salem, MA,postcard printed in Boston, MA
Collection: Salem Postcards

HouseOfSevenGables.jpg
Creator: House of Seven Gables, Settlement Association
Description: Postcard shows a garden view of the House of Seven Gables, built in 1668.
Collection: Salem Postcards

HouseOfSevenGablesFront.jpg
Creator: House of Seven Gables, Settlement Association
Description: Postcard shows the front of House of the Seven Gables, built in 1668.
Collection: Salem Postcards

SalemFire_Birdseye.jpg
Creator: International News Service
Date: 06-25-1914
Description: A bird's eye view of the Salem Fire of 1914. "Fire not yet under control."
Collection: Salem Postcards

SalemFire_RescuedGoods.jpg
Creator: International News Service
Date: 06-25-1914
Description: Salem citizens sit among the belongings that have been rescued from their homes.
Collection: Salem Postcards

SalemPublicLibrary2.jpg
Creator: Kaplan, Henry
Description: Colorized print postcard of entrance to Salem Public Library. Verso description: "Situated at 570 Essex Street. The building was donated to the City by the heirs of Capt. John Bertram and it was…[More]
Collection: Salem Postcards

1851_McIntyre(small).JPG
Creator: McIntyre, H. (Henry)
Date: 1851
Description: Map detailing streets and properties of Salem in 1851.
Collection: Salem Maps

WitchHouse2.jpg
Creator: Metropolitan News Co. Boston, MA (Germany)
Description: Colorized print of the Witch House as it once stood
Collection: Salem Postcards

SalemPublicLibrary3.jpg
Creator: Metropolitan News Co. Boston, MA (Germany)
Date: 1904-1905
Description: Black and white print of entrance to Salem Public Library with inscription
Collection: Salem Postcards

PhillipsSchool.jpg
Creator: Moulton-Erickson Photo Co.
Date: 1872
Description: A school photo of (presumably) the class of 1872 at the Phillips School in Salem. Photo was taken on the building's southern end.

FirstMeetingHouse.jpg
Creator: S. Langsdorf & Co., New York
Description: Black and white exterior print of First Meeting House with inscription, postcard printed in Germany
Collection: Salem Postcards