Browse Items (47 total)

  • Subject contains "Streets"

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

mld88inside_cover.jpg
Date: 1900
Description: "This solitary horse takes a drink from the horse trough on Main Street in 1900." -- Text from calendar.

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

TomMorse_Old_Nahant_Rd.jpg
Creator: Morse, Tom, d. 1996

walsh_postcard29.jpg
Date: 1914
Description: Postcard shows a view of Albion Street looking west from the intersection of Albion and Foster Streets. The Wakefield Daily Item building is visible on the left. In the distance can be seen the…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

mld95_december.jpg
Date: 1908
Description: "Now one of Wakefield's busiest intersections, the Albion Street and North Avenue (known as Railroad Avenue until 1910) area appears to be quite tranquil in 1908. The railroad crossing was operated…[More]

MLD0495.jpg
Date: 1930
Description: "This view of Albion Street may have been photographed from the Methodist Church which was located on Albion Street until the late 1930's. Although several homes were located along the lower portion…[More]

church_st.jpg
Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1926

Then_now_2011_Doug_Heath_5.jpg
Creator: Heath, Douglas L.
Date: 2011
Description: Original photo taken sometime in the first decade of the 20th century. Current photo taken by Doug Heath, 2011.

mld91_january.jpg
Date: ca. 1880
Description: "The horse with its driver approaches the Old Green House at the corner of what is now Main and Green Steets on the easterly side of Main Street, just north of the Greenwood Bridge. The house was…[More]

mld93_insideback.jpg
Date: ca. 1860-1869
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1993

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

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]

mld15_february.jpg
Date: ca. 1908
Description: "Thomas Emerson first started his shoe manufacturing business at Lakeside, just north of Lawrence Street. He moved his operations to Albion Street, east of North Avenue, in 1859. He moved the Thomas…[More]

mld94_backcover.jpg
Date: ca. 1895-1900
Description: "Photo taken in front of the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library." -- Text from calendar by Jayne M. D'Onofrio.

mld17_backcover.jpg
Date: ca. 1900
Description: "The picture provides a look at Wakefield's past, including homes and stores which were razed during the 1920s through the 1950s. To the left of the photo is the Italianate-style building which housed…[More]

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

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

mld05_december.jpg
Date: ca. 1909
Description: "Proposed in 1883 and built in 1884, the Rockery was erected as part of the $10,000 bequest from Cornelius Sweetser and through private donations. A Parks Commission was created by the Town to oversee…[More]