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Taken from Ben Smith’s Bridge
Oliver "Swat" Warila was a commercial photographer based in Maynard from about 1960 through 1980. Most of the photographs in this collection are from…
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Two $20 continental currency banknotes, which were printed from 1775 through 1779. Shown front of one, reverse of the other.
The placard was posted at the A & P store
in Pepperell, Mass.
Poster advertising a baseball game between Maynard T. T. and Saxonville with a dance to follow at the Saxonville Casino.
Wall calendar with boy and dog fishing. Below the Seasons Greetings cover is January 1938. M. Nokelainen was the proprietor.
A promotional wall calendar depicting a 1919 era automobile for each month. January is the Owen Magnetic. The 1975 dates are the same as the 1919.
Four page paper published on Saturdays with a synopsis of dime novel with the intent to promote sales.
Issued on June 1, 1923 shortly after the Lovell Bus Line , formerly the C. M. & H Bus Line, took over the franchise of the Concord, Maynard and…
The merchants used these cards to calculate the sales tax. The 5% tax was in effect from 1976-2009, when it was raised to 6.25%.
Two blank post cards.