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  • Collection: The Co-operative Associations of Maynard

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The Coop was briefly located at the corner of Waltham St. and Powder Mill Road.

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Some of the presenters were: W. Torferri, Coggins Trio, Bill Wehkoja, Hulda Nelson, Boris Sokolowsky, Tony Colombo, Helen Coggins, Helen Mark, Chas. Manty, Vernice Coolidge

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The wooded handle ice pick has advertising on the four sides:
1.RCA Victor
2.Gasoline, fuel, coal, coke, grain, bakery, dairy, provisions
3.Co-Op Best Milk and Cream
4. Compliments of United Co-operative Society, Maynard, Mass.

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Top pictures: Rachel Aho, clerk

Bottom left: Toiro Saastamoinen, book keeper

Bottom right, l to r: __ Gortz, Miss Jones

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Upper left picture, l to r: Walter Wasiuk, Barry Heinonen

Upper right picture: Elaine Murphy

Bottom picture: Emil Niemi, butcher

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Top left photo: John Paaki
Bottom right photo: Otto Fonsell, Secretary

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Upper left picture, l to r: John Paakki, ___?, Ed Salmi

Upper right picture, l to r: Norm __?, Al Poikonen, Ed Helander

Center left picture, l to r: Rachel Aho, Fay Lehto

Center right picture, l to r: Al Poikonen, Helen Klemola, Ray…

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Carl Swanson is the mechanic in the upper right photo.

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The picture on center left is in the auto service station.

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Top two photos: Arvo N. Rivers, Manager, 1936
Bottom left: Everett Haynes, Director, 1936
Bottom right: Charles W. Manty, President, 1937

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Photo upper left: This is the parking lot next to Co-op building. Dr. Flaherty's house was moved to create the lot. The brick building on the right is the bakery and in the background on the left is the Finnish Sauna where the idea for a co-op…

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Standing: Elmer Salenius, Secretary
Seated: Paul Smith, President

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Standing: Paul Smith, Edward Helander, Elmer Salenius, Joseph Boothroyd, Leo Mullin

Seated: Toivo Erkkinen, General Manager Edward Misserian, Emil Pitkanen, Ahti Jaakkola

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Seven delivery slips for Grover Quimby, Gleasondale Road, Stow. The one shown includes a notice of a price increase.

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The Riverside Co-operative was located in the current Knights of Columbus building on the corner of Summer and Nason Streets.

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The gas station was located on Waltham Street at the Assabet River. The Clock Tower and Congregational Church Steeple are visible in the background. The second photo is a closeup of the entrance.

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The Riverside Co-operative Association was located in the building at the corner of Nason and Summer Streets, Knights of Columbus building. The wagon is at the corner of Maple and Summer Streets on its way to make a home delivery. Building in the…