Browse Collections (18 total)

Frost Public Library Building


A collection of Post Card photos of the Frost Library, portraits of Mrs. Eliza W. Frost and her husband Mr. Morrill Frost. Also a pamphlet for the dedication exercises to the Winthrop Public Library.

Bret Harte Collection


Flip and Found at Blazing Star, In The Carquinez Woods, Thankful Blossom

Winthrop Centennial Celebration


Celebrating the Hundredth Anniversary of Winthrop, 1852-1952

Military Memories - "A nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten." Calvin Coolidge

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A digital collection of photographs of veterans who lived in Winthrop at some point in their lives. The photos have been contributed by family or friends. To honor the service of Winthrop's veterans, the Library is pleased to offer this collection that we hope will continue to grow.

Children's Room Grand Reopening and Summer Reading Kickoff - June 2018

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June 23, 2018 program to celebrate children's room renovations and to encourage summer reading.
Children's Librarian Ellen Nickerson cuts the ribbon with three young helpers.
The Children's Room suffered a lot of damage after a pipe let go and flooded the room on September 30, 2017. [More]

Humans of Winthrop 2017

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A collection of photos taken by various photographers around Winthrop, MA during the month of April 2017.

Thomas L. O'Brien Jr. of Winthrop MA (1929-2013)

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Photos of a generous benefactor to the library. Mr. O'Brien left the Winthrop Public Library and Museum a donation of more than $140,000 to be used for the purchase of new books.

Winthrop Middle School Holiday Band Concert at the Library

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Photos of the holiday concert at the Winthrop Public Library

Humans of Winthrop 2016

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Photos taken by various photographers throughout Winthrop, MA during April 2016. Modeled after "Humans of New York".

Winthrop High School Yearbooks, The Echo


The Winthrop High School Yearbook Collection includes 91 volumes of The Echo, dating from 1915 through 2014. These yearbooks were digitized by the Boston Public Library and are now available via the Internet Archive.

Winthrop Public Library and Museum - Photographs

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A collection of photographs, contemporary and historic, from the Winthrop Public Library and Museum.

Winthrop Handwriting Collection


A collection of correspondence and signatures by historically significant persons, including politicians, statesmen and military leaders. Included among these are Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and…[More]