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Mr. Hillis, with Mr. Joseph W. Reed, resident lawyers, gave his services without compensation in obtaining the Charter for the Town of Maynard. He was elected a member of the first school committee at the first town meeting on April 27, 1871. Also…

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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…

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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…

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Portrait of William Hooper, one of the top employees at the American Powder Mill.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The three informal photos show Fr. Crowe at the dedication of the John A. Crowe Park, October 1, 1915. He is shown autographing a program. Fr. Crowe was pastor of St. Bridger's Parish and instrumental in obtaining land for the park. He was the…

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A. M. Osgood was the 21st minister of the Maynard Methodist Church serving from 1912-1917. The history of the church extends back to when the area was referred to as Assabet Village. Church organization was discussed at a meeting for the purpose of…

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This is likely her senior class photo.

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A formal photograph of a young Leslie Sims.

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This type of cabinet card portraying the couple was often made at the time of a marriage.

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b.1830 - d. 1895

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Thomas Dean was an overseer at the Assabet Woolen Mill.
The first photo was taken in the 1880's, the second photo after 1900. (Thomas Dean's father, John Dean, was murder by Lorenzo Barnes in 1896. Barnes was the last man executed by hanging in…