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Welcome to the online archives of the Maynard Historical Society in Maynard, Massachusetts. Our online archive represents a fraction of the documents, photographs, artifacts and memorabilia that the Society has in storage and we are continuously working to catalog and make our collection available here for all to enjoy. Please read the "About" page for additional information on this project or the "Tips" page for ways to find and discover historical information.

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American Woolen Company MIlls


A book describing the mills owned by the American Woolen Company in the 1920's. The Maynard description is shown as well as some introductory pages.

Bancroft School Grade 1 - 1941


A black and white photo of Grade 1 in the Bancroft School, dated 1941. Naomi Boothroyd is in the third row (from the bottom), seventh child from the…

Bancroft School Grade 6 - 1941


A photo of Grade 6 in the Bancroft School dated 1941. Dorothy Boothroyd is the last girl (from the left) in the second row from the bottom. If…

FANTASY ISLAND Dance Program - 1978


Bonnie Stuart School of the Dance presents an original production at Acton - Boxborough High School. Many of the dancers where Maynard residents.

Maynard High School Class of 1967 Graduation - 1967


A graduation program for the Maynard High School Class of 1967. The ceremony was held on June 11, 1967 in the MHS Auditorium, Maynard, MA.

Centennial History of the Union Congregational Church


A historical account of the Union Congregational Church of Maynard (Main Street) written at the time of their 100th anniversary

Centennial Parade Photographs - 1971


A collection of 16 photos largely of the parade.

Nason Street - ca.1971


Nason Street seen from the corner of Summer Street. The Nason Street Diner is visible in lower right.

Great Road Dodge


This former automobile dealership was located on Great Road at the corner of Thompson Street.

Rotary at Mitchell Corner


The rotary was located at the junction of Great Rd (Rt.117) and Parker St (Rt.27). It was removed in the late 1970's and replaced with traffic…

Tydol Gas Station


This station was located at the corner of Powdermill Road and Waltham Street. This photo is likely taken in the 1940's.

Alina's Beauty Salon Invoice - 1935


An invoice for $3.15 from Alina's Beauty Salon, 73 Main Street, Maynard, is for items bought by the United Co-op, dated September 29, 1935.

Invoice from American Supply House


An invoice from the American Supply House, at the corner of Nason and Summer Sts., Maynard, for items bought by the Maynard Co-operative Club. The…

J. J. Newberry Co. Invoice - 1935


An invoice from J. J. Newberry Co. of items sold to the Maynard Co-operative Club for a total of $2.09, and dated September 19, 1935.

Murphy & Snyder Invoice - 1935


An invoice for 3,000 Whist Score Cards sold to the Maynard Co-operative Club, dated January 10, 1935. Albert R. Murphy is the proprietor of the…

Gruber Bros. Furniture Invoice - 1935


A receipt from Gruber Bros. Furniture dated September 14, 1935. The articles were sold to the Young Co-op Club at 54 Main St., Maynard. A total of…

Unidentified 63rd Class - 1965


This is the list on the back of the photograph:
Manuel Pontes, James Mahoney, Manny Noqurira, John Casasanta, Anton Kolenda, Joe HIggenbottom, Adolph…

Maynard Dramatic Club Officers - 1972


A black and white photo which appeared in the "Valley Beacon" was of the newly elected Officers of the Maynard Dramatic Club for 1972-1973. The…

"The Happiest Years" Cast Photos - 1958

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Three black and white photos of the cast of "The Happiest Years". The individuals are not identified.