Browse Items (1195 total)

Then_now_2011_School_1.jpg
Date: 2011
Description: Photo mashup shows the business district on Main Street near Richardson Avenue looking east. A banner hangs over the street advertising John F. Kennedy's campaign for Senate, indicating the photo is…[More]

old_band_stand.jpg
Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1947

walsh_postcard138.jpg
Date: 1912
Description: Postcard shows a view of a park in front of Wakefield's Upper Train Station looking south down Tuttle Street. St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church can be seen on the right. North Avenue is just visible…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

MLD95back.jpg
Date: 1930-1939
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1995

mld_87-front.jpg
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1987

TomMorse_barn+tree.jpg
Creator: Morse, Tom, d. 1996

camp_curtis_bentley.jpg
Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: [1910-1919?]
Description: Photograph shows the buglers Bentley and Charles Lamont at the Wakefield Rifle Range, formerly Camp Plunkett.

walsh_postcard117.jpg
Date: [1900?]
Description: Postcard shows a view of Crystal Lake and Wakefield looking northwest from the top of Hart's Hill.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

mld_88-frontcover.jpg
Description: "The Cyrus Wakefield Mansion was located on Main Street where the Wakefield Jr. High and Atwell Schools now stand. Cyrus Wakefield was instrumental in bringing the rattan industry to the town (then…[More]

walsh_postcard26.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of the east side of Main Street, between Centre and Princess Streets.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard191.jpg
Date: [1940-1949?]
Description: Photo shows Fred's gas station, located at the corner of Main and West Water Streets, on what is now the parking lot of Eastern Bank.

walsh_postcard44.jpg
Date: ca. 1907
Description: Postcard shows a view looking west on Water Street toward Main Street. The L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe factory is on the left. The rear of the Miller Piano factory is visible on the right. The Evans…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard193.jpg
Date: [1930-1939?]
Description: Photograph shows L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe Manufacturers on Water Street. Also visible is the Arthur H. Saunders Gulf service station. The factory building was sold in 1979 and the company phased out…[More]

evans_factory_tracks.jpg
Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1943
Description: Photograph taken on December 5, 1943 shows L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe Manufacturers and adjacent railroad tracks on Water Street. The factory building was sold in 1979 and the company phased out its…[More]