Browse Items (23 total)

  • Subject contains "Lucius Beebe"

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Date: 1934
Description: The Greenwood Branch of the Beebe Town Library opened in October 1904 at the "new" Greenwood School building. According to the 1904 Town Report, the library started as a twice-weekly delivery "by an…[More]

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Creator: Lucius Beebe Memorial Library
Date: 5/1/2020
Description: This image depicts staff meetings during the period the library is shutdown. Depicted here are members of the library staff gathered to discuss the working of the library.
Collection: Stay at Home Stories

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Date: 04-1923
Description: "Dedicated on Saturday afternoon, April 14th, 1923, the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library was referred to in the Wakefield Daily Item as a new building "of which the citizens of Wakefield are justly proud…[More]

mld17_march.jpg
Date: 03-17-1922
Description: "In 1916, the townspeople purchased a lot at the corner of Main and Avon Streets for $16,000. That same year, Junius Beebe, son of Lucius Beebe, donated $60,000 toward the construction of a new…[More]

mld14_december.jpg
Date: 10-10-1951
Description: "Attendance at movie theaters hit an all-time low in 1951 as people stayed home to watch television. At the urging of theater owners across the country, the movie industry embarked on a public…[More]

mld89_march.jpg
Description: "Lucius Beebe,immortalized in Wakefield history by the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, was active in the town, both politically and personally, for the 32 years he resided in the community. Born in…[More]

mld09_march.jpg
Date: ca. 1921
Description: "In 1916, 1,200 Wakefield residents contributed a total of $12,000 to buy the land to build a new public library. Soon after, Junius Beebe donated an additional $60,000 to build the library in memory…[More]

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Date: 01-1934
Description: "After more than 50 years at the Wakefield Town Hall at the corner of Main and Water Streets, the library moved to a new home in April, 1923. The town's first official library was established in 1856…[More]

mld87_june-1.jpg
Description: "In 1856, the residents of South Reading voted at the annual town meeting to establish the town's first official library. With an annual budget of $300 for both the purchase of books and the…[More]

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Creator: Ingram, Elizabeth Frances
Date: 1925
Description: 39, [1] pages including frontispiece (mounted portrait), 2 mounted plates

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Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard184.jpg
Date: [1920-1929?]
Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

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Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

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Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

postcard2.jpg
Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library during construction. the new library opened in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

postcard1.jpg
Date: ca. 1928
Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

childrens_room_postcard.jpg
Date: [1920-1929?]
Description: Postcard shows the children's room, or south reading room, of the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

trowel1.jpg
Creator: Sardella, Mark S. , 1951-
Date: 07-29-2009
Description: Photos show views of the trowel used at the cornerstone-laying ceremony of the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library on March 17, 1922. The artifact was presented by Damien Hurlburt to Library Director…

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Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 07-16-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library located at 345 Main Street on the west side of the street at the corner of Avon Street. Originally established in 1856, the library had several…[More]

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