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What to do with electric service, gas supply and water service in event that an air raid alert is sounded.

A collection of ration coupons including War Ration Books One, Two and Three, Fuel Oil Ration, United Co-operative Butter Card, V-Fuel Oil Ration and Sugar Ration.

A collection of applications for rationed sugar during the war. The applicants include: Mrs. Henrietta Quinn, Mrs. Laura Quinn, Mary McCook, Madeleine Prue Quirk, Mrs. Michael DeGrappo, Mrs. Ida Delfino, Giacomo DiTurino, Ada Downey, Dorothy E.…

A collection of ration books used throughout the war that allowed the owner to acquire controlled items. Also a vinyl case to store the ration card.
The owners in the collection include: Irja Elizabeth Jokela, Charles Frank Warren, Erlene Johanna…

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Hartwell Flood, Guyer Fowler, __?

Picture taken at a military hospital in France. They had joined up with a group from Harvard College and were attached to the Ambulance Corp during the war.

Guyer Fowler was a grandson of Henry Fowler,…

An extensive presentation that includes newspaper clippings, letters, list of soldiers who served, photographs, Welcome Home notes etc...

A sign with instructions to registrants for Selective Service. (Form DSS 35)

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A collection of posters sent to Maynard Selective Service or Post Office encouraging the purchasing of bonds to finance the war.

A photo book of the activities of the Hudson National Guard.

These veterans are from Acton and Maynard. Met in a location in Acton.

Lucius Wilson (r) and James Carney (l), veterans of the Civil War and members of the Grand Army of the Republic. At the time this picture was taken they were the last surviving veterans of the the war.

Battery D, 2nd Field Artillery, Captain W.C. Brayne, Commanding, of Lowell, firing the fifty gun salute on the morning of April 19, 1921 on the hill at the rear of the Brooks Reed residence on Summer Street.

Located behind 32 Thompson Street the fields are now the parking lot of the commercial building.

Built on Summer Hill in January of 1942 by the American Legion and volunteers. It was manned 24 hours per day by local people and later taken over by the U. S. Army to protect the Ammunition Depot. The Army maintained the tower until the end of the…

Dedication of Memorial Park and Monument on Sunday Nov. 15, 1925. Erected by the Town of Maynard to commemorate the service of her citizens in the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I. In honor of the those who served and in memory…

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Front, l to r: Percy Taylor, Jack Higgins, Don Connors, John Gibbons
Back, l to r: James Cronin, Pat Kane, Ray Smith, Eden Tobin

Two of the floats in the parade to welcome home the men and women of the Armed Forces after World War I. The top photo is the float of the Rebekah Lodge. The float behind the automobile in the bottom photo is from the Middlesex Laundry.

The photo…