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Sweeney Residence on Main Street  - 1897
l to r: Mrs.Nellie Hannon, Bill Sweeney, Miss Hannah Sweeney, William Hannon, Charles Sweeney, Mrs. Charles Sweeney, Mrs. Michael Sweeney, Vincent Sweeney, Mary Sweeney, Mrs. Thomas Sweeney
The family later lived on Lincoln Street.

(We have…

 Concord Street, between numbers 23 and 25  -  ca 1899
A photo of nos. 23 & 25 Concord Street, Maynard, Mass. Charles Roberts - Herbert Martin
Mae (Martin) Lowell - Eva (Roberts) Macomber

Archibald Edward Livingston  -  1895<br />
Maynard, Massachusetts
Archibald Livingston (often with an E) was 7 years old in this photo. He was born in Maynard on 3 July 1888, the son of Douglas H. Livingstone and Emma F. (Henderson) Livingstone. Archibald's father, Douglas, was killed in a Powder Mill explosion…

Maynard Fife, Drum &amp; Bugle Corps at Boston  -  1898
This Maynard group marched in a parade in Boston honoring the troops returning from the Spanish American War of 1898.

l to r
Front: Tom (Mike) Crowley, Mike Goff, Albert Smith, George Smith, Charles Smith, Fred Axford

Center: Charles Usher,…

John Lawton &amp; Mary Ellen McAuslin  -  1888
This is one of the Society’s Cabinet Cards. Cabinet Cards reached their peak of popularity from the 1870's through the 1890's. They have a thin gelatin (black and white) or albumen (sepia) print pasted on heavy card stock, usually 4 ¼ x 6 ½ in. The…

Alvin Dudley Russell  1849-1898
Condensed obituary forwarded to Elizabeth Schnair by Mrs. Harry C. Thayer in May 1970:

"Alvin Dudley Russell, who was for many years a resident and business man in Maynard, died at South Acton July 3, 1898. He was twice representative to the…

Edwin Carlton  -  ca1896
Edwin Carlton was born in England, 1871, the son of Henry Carlton and Isabel Swinburne. He married Margaret McLaughlin in 1896. Edwin had two children, Henry Arthur b.1897 and Edwin(Jr) b. 1908.

Edwin was active in Maynard town affairs, serving…

Neighborhood group photo in front of Amory Maynard House  -  ca 1895
Back, fourth from left: Joshua J. Edwards

Front, third from left: John Lawton

Dr. Abel C. Livermore
This photo was taken sometime before his death in 1891.
Abel C. Livermore was born on September 19, 1824 in Weston, Massachusetts the son of Daniel and Hannah Livermore. He married Olive V. Winch on June 6, 1851 in Weston. They did not have any…

Maynard, Hudson and Marlborough Group Outing at Hudson  -  ca 1890
A sepia photo of the Group Outing in 1890.

Maynard Baseball Team of the early 1890&#039;s
One of the very first baseball teams in Maynard. This one was managed by Charles D. (Dudley) Holmes, photographer, and a civil war veteran.

l to r
Front: __Stewart, __Hodgden
Center: __Coggins, __Larkin, Charles D. Holmes, J. Connors,…

The Mahoney Family  -  ca 1900<br />
Waltham Street<br />
The Mahoney Farm occupied a large area off of Waltham Street. It was sold to the American Woolen Company in the early 1900's where dwellings for the mill workers were built, the New Village.

The inscription on the back reads: "33 Waltham Street,…

John Brayden &amp; John Denniston  -  ca 1900
l to r seated
John Brayden, John Denniston,
standing unidentified

A Cabinet Card with a photo mounted on stiff cardboard stock. So name because the picture can be seen when propped on a cabinet. Dimensions were 4 x 6 in. with room for the…

Baseball Team of Maynard  -  ca 1890
A photo of the Maynard Baseball Team.

P. Mitchell, J. Coulter, C. D. Holmes, J, McSween, Larkin, J. Connors

An example of a Cabinet Card that were common from the 1870's through the early 1900's. The cards were approximately 4 x 6 in. with a…