Old Photographs of Wakefield

The library's collection of old photographs of Wakefield numbers in the hundreds. These images document Wakefield's architecture, landscape, businesses, places of worship, and many of its former citizens.


  • Institution: Lucius Beebe Memorial Library


  • Massachusetts--Middlesex(county)--Wakefield


South Reading (Wakefield) from Hart's Hill
Nine 50 year employees of the Heywood-Wakefield Co. in 1928
Old bank building
Lucius Beebe sets a style
[Buglers at Wakefield Rifle Range]
Chow line, Wakefield Rifle Range
[Wakefield Rifle Range marchers]
[Wakefield Rifle Range assorted photographs]
Rattan furniture photographs
Charles Lamont, our bugler
Church St. Wakefield
[L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe Manufacturers]
L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe Manufacturers
Rattan factory buildings
Gas house on North Avenue
[Wakefield Rifle Range mascots]
Hathaway stable fire ruins, Oct. 23, 1899
Bayrd's Indian Trading Post at 52 Main Street, Wakefield, Mass.
Lincoln School
[Locomotive at Center Depot]
View from Greenwood Bridge
Near Crystal Lake
Man on top of rattan factory chimney
Old street railway car barns & power house
Taylor Block, Town Hall, piano factory, Sept. 1929
The Payros
Perkins Block being torn down, Oct. 29, 1940
Rattan factory workers
St. Joseph's School flag raising
Solon Richardson's round stable : site of Richardson Ave., Wakefield, Mass.
George H. Taylor store fire, Mar. 5, 1907
Wakefield town farm building, July 5, 1947
Wakefield town farm, Nahant St, July 13, 1931
[Vernon Market]
Corner of Water St. & Wakefield Ave., July 23, 1945
Map of Cyrus Wakefield Estate, Wakefield, Mass.
Aerial drawing of Cyrus Wakefield Estate, Wakefield, Mass.
[Walsh's Diner, Wakefield, Mass.]
[Fred's Service Station, Wakefield, Mass.]
[Princess Theatre, Wakefield, Mass.]
[L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe Manufacturers, Wakefield, Mass.]
[Walsh's Diner, Wakefield, Mass.]
[Willow tree on Water Street]
View looking west from top of Town Hall, 1896
Tearing down old Woodville School, 1920
YMCA, Baptist church, Lafayette bldg., April 1930

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