Browse Items (21 total)

  • Subject contains "Lucius Beebe Memorial Library (Wakefield, Mass.)"

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

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

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

luciusbeebememor00ingr_0005_640.jpg
Creator: Ingram, Elizabeth Frances
Date: 1925
Description: 39, [1] pages including frontispiece (mounted portrait), 2 mounted plates

digitalphoto2008beebe-library1.jpg
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]

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…

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

postcard1.jpg
Date: ca. 1928
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

postcard38.jpg
Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard183.jpg
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

walsh_postcard35.jpg
Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

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]

mld95_frontcover.jpg
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]

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]

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]

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]

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]