Browse Items (20 total)

  • Subject contains "Storefronts"

mld18_november.jpg
Date: 1880-1889
Description: "Located on the west side of Main Street, south of Albion Street, Richard Britton - Boots, Shoes and Rubbers was established on November 22, 1875. Britton, who bought the retail business from…

mld17_january.jpg
Description: "McMasters Store was owned by Lauren L. McMaster, whose occupation was listed as newsdealer and stationer in the 1918 street and telephone directory.. He and his wife, Helen, lived at 36 Yale Avenue.…[More]

mld13_insidebackcover.jpg
Date: 1923
Description: "The Hodgdon Building, located on the east side of Main Street just south of Water Street, was built at the same time as the new Wakefield High School (former Atwell Building) and the time of the…[More]

mld11_june.jpg
Date: ca. 1919
Description: "The Perkins block at the south corner of Main and Albion Streets was once owned by Capt. John Perkins of Lynnfield Centre. At the time of the Civil War, the southern portion of the building was…[More]

MLD1296.jpg
Date: 1930
Description: "In December, 1929, William T. Curley, Sr., owner of the Traders' Block, leased a portion of the building to the J.J. Newberry Company of New York for a period of 21 years, beginning in March, 1930.…[More]

mld96_backcover.jpg
Date: 1940
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1996

MLD0695.jpg
Date: 06-24-1930
Description: "Although the building at the right rear of the photograph remains standing, the building which housed Roche's Hardware/Houseware and the adjoining one which housed First National Stores and Beasley's…[More]

MLD0496.jpg
Date: 1941
Description: "Located at 838 Main Street under the proprietorship of James E. Signorelli, the Crystal Pharmacy was situated in a business block which housed several other businesses, including a market and Tate's…[More]

mld92_august.jpg
Date: 1868
Description: "The C.H.R. Cheney sign boasted that it sold 'Jewelry and Fancy Goods,' while the adjacent stores sold the Boston Herald, tonic, and ginger beer, and housed J.A. Cutter's Hair Dressing Rooms. The…[More]

MLD0501.jpg
Date: ca. 1931
Description: "At first glance, Albion Street in the early 1930's looks much the same as it does now. On further inspection, the differences become apparent. Both Albion Street and Foster Street were two-way…[More]

WakefieldAve.jpg
Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1945

vernonmkt.jpg
Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: [1930-1939?]
Description: Undated photograph looking west shows the Vernon Market at the corner of Vernon Street and Lawrence Street. The building now contains apartments.

walsh_postcard32.jpg
Date: [1960-1969?]
Description: Postcard shows a view of the west side of Main Street looking north from the intersection of Main and Lincoln Streets. The Fisher Jewelry store is visible in the Richardson Block at the left. Further…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard31.jpg
Date: [1960-1969?]
Description: Postcard shows a view of the west side of Main Street looking north from the intersection of Main and Lincoln Streets. The Woolworth store is visible in the Richardson Block at the left. Further up…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard27.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Main Street looking south from the intersection of Main and Albion Streets. The Taylor Block can be seen on the left, and on the right in the middle distance is the Richardson…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

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

walsh_postcard25.jpg
Date: [1960-1969?]
Description: Postcard shows a view of the west side of Main Street from the corner of Main and Lincoln Streets. To the right of the J.J. Newberry store is the Colonial Spa. In the middle, on the corner of Main and…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard24.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of the west side of Main Street from roughly opposite the intersection of Main and Avon Streets. To the left of Albion Street is the Perkins Block, and to the right is the…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Then_now_2010_Cole_Kraus.jpg
Creator: Kraus, Cole
Date: 2010
Description: "I thought the buildings might be torn down or reconstructed, but the buildings were still there but different colors and the stores have changed owners. In the original photo, two women and one man…[More]