Browse Items (93 total)

  • Coverage contains "Massachusetts--Essex (county)--Salem"

Kieran_clipping_envelope.jpg
Creator: Salem Evening News
Date: ca. 1917-1919
Description: Alice Kieran collected clippings from the Salem Evening News from 1917-1919. These clippings mention her son, James Kieran, and his friends from Salem.

Kieran_Vets_march.jpg
Description: James Kieran leading Legioners (?) in a march down Washington St. (?)

1916_Walker(med).jpg
Creator: Walker Lith. & Pub. Co
Date: 1916
Description: From Walker's Atlas of Massachusetts.
Collection: Salem Maps

1905_Perley(med).jpg
Creator: Perley, Sidney, 1858-1928
Date: [1905?]
Description: On verso: "Field Meeting. The Topsfield Historical Society will hold a Field Meeting at Salem, on Thursday, July 20, 1905 ..." Signed by George Francis Dow, Secretary.Digital copy available at the…
Collection: Salem Maps

1903_Meek(med).jpg
Creator: Meek, Henry M.
Date: 1906
Description: Map of Salem and surrounding places in 1906, prepared and published for the Naumkeag Directory. Includes street detail for Salem, Beverly, Danvers and Marblehead. Digital copy available at the Norman…[More]
Collection: Salem Maps

Map of Salem Village 1692 (2).jpg
Creator: Upham, William P. (William Phineas), 1836-1905
Date: 1866
Description: Map of Salem Village and surrounding areas in 1692. Physical copy available at the Salem Public Library.Digital copy located at the Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive & Transcription Project.
Collection: Salem Maps

WitchHouse4.jpg
Description: The Witch House is currently situated on the corner of Summer and Essex Streets, and is also known as the Corwin House. There is much debate about when the structure was erected, but it is believed to…[More]
Collection: Salem Postcards

directories.jpg
Creator: Salem, Mass.
Date: 1899-1999
Description: 1836-1999 (some gaps), Yearly listing of Salem residents by address and last name. Physical copies located in the Salem Collection Room at the Salem Public Library. Digital copies available on the…

perley.pdf
Creator: Perley, Sidney, 1858-1928
Date: 1924-1928
Description: Perley chronicled Salem’s early history from 1626-1716. Included in these volumes are comprehensive genealogies of many early Salem settlers and residents. Physical copies of vols. 1-3 are available…[More]

LyndeTomb.jpg
Creator: Moulton-Erickson Photo Co.
Date: 1891-1901
Description: Judge Lynde's tomb in the Charter St. Cemetery in Salem, Mass.

Judge Benjamin Lynde served as chief justice of the Province of Massachusetts Bay from 1729 until his death in 1745, and Lynde St. in…[More]

RopesGarden.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1913
Description: Photograph of the rear of Ropes Mansion, view of the garden.Ropes Mansion on 318 Essex Street was built in 1727 and extensively remodeled in 1894. Purchased by Nathaniel Ropes for his family, the last…[More]

GraceEpiscopal.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1891-1901
Description: Grace Church, formed in 1858, is located on 385 Essex Street. At a meeting at St. Peter's Church (Episcopal) in 1848, the possibility of a second Episcopal church was discussed. By 1858 it had become…[More]

FirstNationalBank.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1891-1901
Description: The First National Bank Building at 11 Central St. in Salem, Mass. The building was built by Charles Bulfinch in 1811, and was originally the Essex Bank Building. It was the first bank building in…

OldWitchHouse.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1890
Description: Old Witch House in its previous location on the corner of Essex and North Streets. The Witch House is currently situated on the corner of Summer and Essex Streets, and is also known as the Corwin…

CentralBaptistChurch.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1891-1901
Description: Central Baptist Church, Erected 1825, raised and remodeled 1877.

SalemNewsOffice.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1981-1901
Description: The Salem News Office in the Peabody Building on Washington St. Erected 1891-1892. See Frank Cousins' Colonial Architecture of Salem, pp. 252-253 for a detailed description of the building.…

DerbyMansion.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1891
Description: Photograph of Derby Mansion at 140 Lafayette St. Mansion was demolished in 1898.

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.

StPetersChurch.jpg
Description: Artist's rendition of St. Peter's Church, designed by Isaiah Rogers and erected in 1833

SalemPostOffice.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Description: Black and white high-angle photograph of 118 Washington Street Post Office edifice erected in 1882.