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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.

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.

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

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…

The Hero of Santiago during the Spanish-American War. He was the guest of the Town of Maynard during Merchants' Week, May 14-19, 1900 (see 1999.2899).

A pamphlet published by the Massachusetts Committee on Public Safety designed to aid local committees in establishing and training Air Raid Wardens within their own areas.

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.…

An official booklet with songs that the army could use including: The Star Spangled Banner, The Army Air Corp, Battle Hymn of the Republic, Oh! Susana, The Caissons Go Rolling Along and many others.

A collection of documents including:
Application for Renewal of Fuel Oil Ration
V-Fuel Oil Ration Class I Consumer Coupon
War Ration Book Two
Certificate of War Necessity, Commercial Vehicle, Single Unit (1934 Chevy Pickup)
T, T-1 & T-2…

Group portrait of Class 36, Air Corps Radio Operators and Mechanics at Scott Field, Illinois. (Servicemen from Maynard are in the class.)


At the corner of Acton and Glendale Street was a collecting point for scrap metal to be recycled for the war effort. Sign reads Official Salvage.

Alice Hanson Pillivant is pulling the wagon. To her right is James T. Hanson.

Photograph of an army company. Maynard residents Edward Ledgard and William Coulter were members of the unit.


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…

The file contains newspaper articles and general information about the construction of the park.

Information about the men from Assabet Village (later Maynard) who serve in the Civil War. Also a detailed biography about James Carney ( 1842-1925) who served in the war, written by Robert J. Kenney, Jr.

The folder contains photos, newspaper articles and a history of the unusual car, "Leapin Lena" and other information, newspaper clippings and history of the American Legion.

Newspaper clippings relative to the war.

Newspaper clippings and miscellaneous documents relative to the war.

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The folder contains newspaper articles about Rufus B. Getman and Thomas Dugan , both veterans of the war.