Browse Items (47 total)

  • Subject contains "Streets"

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

mld09_october.jpg
Date: ca. 1901
Description: "This picture, taken sometime around 1901, shows the L.B. Evans Son shoe factory (at left), Ira Atkinson's grocery store, the Cutler Bros.' grocery and grain store (at the center of the picture) and…[More]

MLD0303.jpg
Date: 1915
Description: "This view of Water Street from Cyrus Street looking west toward Wakefield Square shows the construction of the building at the corner of Columbia Road. According to the 1913 Town Report, Wakefield…[More]

walsh_postcard19.jpg
Date: ca. 1910
Description: Postcard shows a view looking north up Main Street from the intersection of Main and Water Streets, in front of Town Hall. The Post Office can be seen in the Richardson Block on the left, and a…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard18.jpg
Date: ca. 1912
Description: Postcard shows a view looking south down Main Street from the intersection of Main and Avon Streets.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

postcard36.jpg
Description: Postcard shows the west side of Wakefield Square looking north up Main Street from Richardson Avenue to the Baptist Church. Electric streetcars, which were discontinued in the early 1930s, are…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

MLD97back.jpg
Date: ca. 1940-1949
Description: "Downtown Wakefield is illuminated for the Christmas holidays in this photo taken sometime in the early 1940s. The one-story building at the left of the photo was built in 1939, and the building on…[More]

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]

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

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.

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]

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

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

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]

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]

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

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]

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]

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]

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