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The Co-operative Associations of Maynard

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The Co-operative Associations of Maynard


Artifacts, photographs and documents from the various co-operatives that operated in Maynard from the 1870's to the 1970's.


Collection Manager (Maynard Historical Society)
Lenny Palmer (Maynard Historical Society)

This is a PREVIEW of Items in the The Co-operative Associations of Maynard Collection

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Milk Basket and Bottles<br />
United Co-operative Society
United Co-Operative Society wire milk carrier and 10 - 1 quart bottles.

Fifty Years of Progress   1907-1957<br />
The Story of the United Cooperative Society of Maynard
A history of the Maynard United Cooperative Society from its inception in 1906 through 1957. Contains facts, names, photos and charts in its 32 pages.

Maynard Weavers<br />
...the story of the...<br />
United Co-operative Society of Maynard


The United Cooperative Society of Maynard has attracted nationwide attention. During the past five years many articles concerning it have appeared in various publications of nationwide circulation, and numerous visitors have continuously…

Calendar<br />
United Cooperative Society
The last calendar published by the United Cooperative Society

Check Coupon<br />
United Cooperative Society<br />

Reverse side text:

YES we gladly cash your checks... in return we assume that you just as gladly patronize us

Oil Delivery Receipt<br />
United Cooperative Society
Eight oil delivery receipts from 1970 to 1973 of oil delivered to Edmund Rubin. A series of oil bill receipts and other receipts from 1964 billed to Paul Boothroyd.

Stock Certificate<br />
Maynard Co-operative Milk Association
Certificate for one share of the Capital Stock of the Maynard Co-operative Milk Association issued to Mikko Saari on April 1, 1915. This Association became part of the Kaleva Co-operative Association in 1917.

Yard Sticks<br />
United Cooperative Society
These are a sample of the yardsticks in the MHS collection. They were used both as advertising tools and in some cases measuring intruments to determine amount of oil/kerosene in a 55 gallon drum. Note telephone numbers: 540, TW 7-2951, 897-2951

20th Anniversary Program<br />
United Co-operative Society
This program contains photos and a history written entirely in Finnish.

Envelopes    -    1938<br />
United Cooperative Society
Two envelopes from the United Cooperative Society, 56-62 Main Street, Maynard, Mass., dated 1938.

Dance and Entertainment Program<br />
United Cooperative Society
A leaflet announcing a musical program for November 4, 1934 and a dance on November 3, 1934.

CO-OP NEWS<br />
United Cooperative Society
A newsletter published periodically to keep the members informed about the Co-ops activities. This is one of many CO-OP NEWS in the MHS collection.

Share Certificate<br />
Kaleva Co-operative Association
One share purchased by Mikko Saari in the Kaleva Co-operative Association later to become the United Cooperative Society.