Browse Items (1195 total)

junius_beebe_memorial_library.jpg
Creator: [Cram & Ferguson Architects]
Date: [1920-1929?]

eros1.JPG
Creator: Aurili, Ricardo, 1834-
Date: 1902

Then_now_2010_David_Bruce_1.jpg
Creator: Bruce, David
Date: 2010
Description: "As Sofia and I walked around town, taking pictures for the Library's Wakefield Then & Now Photo Contest, I thought of the original picture postcard of The Rockery, postmarked 1914, with a young boy…[More]

Then_now_2010_David_Bruce_2.jpg
Creator: Bruce, David
Date: 2010
Description: "As Sofia and I walked around town, taking pictures for the Library's Wakefield Then & Now Photo Contest, I thought of the original picture postcard of The Rockery, postmarked 1914, with a young boy…[More]

Then_now_2010_Sophia_Bruce.jpg
Creator: Bruce, Sofia
Date: 2010
Description: "I like this picture and copied it because it's next to Yale Ave where I live. The town hall has changed a lot but the rest looks the same." - caption provided by Sofia Bruce (age 7), contest winner.[More]

MLD0698.jpg
Creator: Byrnes, Susan Miranda
Date: ca. 1959
Description: "Pleasure Island, 'New England's biggest family amusement center" opened on June 22, 1959. The 80-acre site was located off Route 128, adjacent to what is now Audubon Road (formerly Pleasure Island…[More]

library_painting.jpg
Creator: Cram & Ferguson Architects
Date: [1922?]

DillawayPainting_sm.jpg
Creator: Dillaway, Hope McCloskey
Date: 1970

Then_now_2010_Annette_Dupon.jpg
Creator: Dupon, Annette
Date: 2010
Description: "No longer standing are the historic buildings that the founder of our town used for many years as rattan factories. The open space that once had cows roaming in the foreground now remains somewhat…[More]

Then_now_2011_Annette_Dupon_1.jpg
Creator: Dupon, Annette
Date: 2011
Description: Historical image of Wakefield Post Office (Richardson Building) from the early 1900's mashed up with photo by Annette Dupon of Wakefield Post office back room, 2011.

Then_now_2011_Annette_Dupon_2.jpg
Creator: Dupon, Annette
Date: 2011
Description: Original image of Wakefield Common from a 1921 postcard mashed up with photo by Annette Dupon, 2011.

wakefieldmassach00eato_0009_640.jpg
Creator: Eaton, Emma Florence
Date: 1935
Description: First compiler was Emma Florence Eaton who worked on the project from 1919-1921. The work was resumed in 1935 under a W.P.A. project, sponsored by the Town Fathers and Project Supervisor J. Theodore…[More]

mld89_april1.jpg
Creator: Eaton, Lilley, 1802-1872
Description: "Without the dedication and interest of members of the Eaton family, Wakefield would not be in possession of such detailed accounts of her history. Several members of the family have recorded…

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Creator: Eaton, William E.
Description: vi, 116 p. : illustrated

historyofwakefie00eato_0001_640.jpg
Creator: Eaton, William E.
Date: 1944
Description: Cover-title: Wakefield, Massachusetts tercentenary; a history, 1644-1944. History of Wakefield (Middlesex county) Massachusetts,compiled by William E. Eaton and History committee. Published under…[More]

readingsoldbu00eato_0001_640.jpg
Creator: Eaton, William E.
Date: 1935
Description: View title in the Internet Archive