Browse Items (47 total)

  • Subject contains "Streets"

mld10_back-cover.jpg
Date: ca. 1890
Description: "This photograph looks south toward downtown, capturing a piece of the lower Common and Lake Quannapowitt. The unpaved road leads toward Salem Street. Pictured on the Common is the bandstand, erected…[More]

mld06_august.jpg
Date: ca. 1916
Description: "The east side of Main Street near the Rockery has housed many businesses and residences since the mid-1800s, as well as the Universalist Church, now the Unitarian-Universalist Church. In 1858, this…[More]

mld11_august.jpg
Date: 08-1949
Description: "What was to be a state-funded rebuilding of Main Street from the Rockery to Greenwood, and the removal of the streetcar rails in 1949, led to the laying of a new drainage system down the middle of…[More]

walsh_postcard101.jpg
Date: 1907
Description: Postcard shows a view of the lakeside on the eastern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard21.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view looking north up Main Street from the intersection of Main and Water Streets. At left is the Appleton building, later known as the Olde Theatre Block. Just beyond it is the…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard22.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view looking north up Main Street from the intersection of Main and Water Streets. At left is the 1860 Richardson Block.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

mld90_frontcover.jpg
Date: 1887
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1990

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

MLD0598.jpg
Date: 03-1934 to 05-1934
Description: "The new 1934 automobiles which were featured in the General Motors Exhibit in Boston paraded through downtown Wakefield as part of the promotional activities prior to the show. To encourage the sale…[More]

mld00_frontcover.jpg
Description: "Appropriately titled 'Peaceful Main Street,' this photograph shows downtown Wakefield as it looked in 1898. The photo was probably taken from the top floors of the Perkins building at the south…[More]

mld09_backcover.jpg
Date: 1910
Description: "Although there was a Pine Street off Cedar Hill (Fairmount) Avenue in 1875, this Pine Street may have been in the village of Greenwood, off Pitman Avenue. According to the Wakefield Street List of…[More]

walsh_postcard113.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view looking east up Salem Street from the intersection with Main Street at the Common.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

mld12_may.jpg
Date: ca. 1938
Description: "The downtown area of Wakefield was transformed in the late 1930s and early 1940s, with the razing of houses and brick buildings. The Gould Block, on the northern corner of Main and Centre Streets,…[More]

mld15_december.jpg
Date: 1870-1873
Description: "Taken as a stereograph by photographer C.F. Richardson, this picture shows Main Street looking north. In the left of the pictures is the 3rd meetinghouse of the First Parish Congregational Church…[More]

walsh_postcard23.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view looking north up Main Street from the intersection of Main and Water Streets. At left is the Appleton building, later known as the Olde Theatre Block. Just beyond it is the…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard30.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Main Street looking south from the intersection of Main and Avon Streets. Albion Street can be seen on the right, flanked by the Perkins and Kingman (later Bourdon) Blocks.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

mld90_may.jpg
Description: "The Wakefield Mothers' Club was established in 1915 when a group of Wakefield mothers met at the home of Mrs. Carl Snow and voted to organize a mothers club for the purpose of 'awakening a deeper…[More]

mld88backcover.jpg
Date: 1904
Description: "Wakefield Square as it looked in 1904, complete with an electric street railway. The picture was taken facing South from Chestnut Street." -- Text from calendar.

mld89_frontcover.jpg
Date: 1903
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1989

mld15_frontcover.jpg
Date: ca. 1925
Description: "This picture of downtown Wakefield was taken on the corner of Chestnut Street looking south on Main Street. The buildings at the left side of the photo were razed in the late 1930s. Taking a look…[More]