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A reconstructed carpet loom from a home on Fairfield Street. Many homes had small looms like these which supported small family businesses.

The history of Maynard, Massachusetts written at its 50th Anniversary in 1921.

This is the current definitive history of the town written for the centennial in 1971.

Photograph of the Maynard Cricket Club.

Some of the individuals in this photo are:
Harry Rodway, Alfred Billet, James Rodway, John McInnis, Sandy McCowen, Tom Halliday, Ralph Hill, George Martin, Albert Easthope, Dan Grass, William Conley

Photograph taken at Lake Boon in either 1914 or 1916.

Front: Jinx Murray, Louis Sullivan, W. (Mc)Mann, Pat Murphy, Spec White, Jim Tobin

Rear: John Wall (Civil War Veteran), Edw. Ledgard, Sam Lawton, Al Ledgard, Jim Ledgard, Jim Helferty,…

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An original chair from the "old Brick School" on Summer Street.

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A 16 mm film taken in 1921 during and after the Fiftieth Anniversary celebration of the founding of the Town of Maynard. 1921 was a big year in Maynard. Mr. Samuel Lerer, member of the Board of Selectmen and prominent businessman had a moving…


An original chair from the "Brick School" on Summer St. The building is still standing but has undergone changes.

The Town of Stow on March 3, 1766 voted to build three school houses in the outlying districts and there is no doubt that this…

This cigar maker's cutting block was used by George White, with a possible hand-me-down from John Connors and Cornelius J. Lynch, prior owners of the cigar business.

Used by George E. White, who owned and operated a cigar manufacturing shop in the…

These were the property of J. Leo Comeau, who was the last of the icemen to make deliveries in town. He delivered ice right up to the day he was stricken in May 1965. He used the apron when carrying the ice.

In 1849 when the Marlboro Branch of…

A 22 in. x 35 in. piece of the first material manufactured in the Assabet Mill when if started in 1847. Preserved and handed down through the Maynard family.

This piece of cloth was last owned by William H. Gutteridge. Mr. Gutteridge came to…

The old Main Street School was built in 1857 on a lot of 32 rods purchased from Amory Maynard for $208. The Town of Sudbury also voted "that the committee might borrow $300 in addition to the $1000 granted, if necessary to build the school house at…

This was the property of Robert S. O'Neil, and is inscribed with his name.

The usual equipment of a Victorian barber shop was a single green upholstered tonsorial throne, a row of chairs along the wall, perphaps an old leather couch, and cuspidors…

This was the property of Charles J. O'Neil, and is inscribed with his name.

Mr. Charles J. O'Neil was one of five men killed in an explosion at the old Powder Mills in Acton; May 2, 1895.

A copy of the Maynard Enterprise-Thursday May…

John Lovell of Woburn Bus Lines came into Maynard on January 19, 1923 with a bus running to South Acton. After permanent franchises were obtained the company began operating from Concord to Hudson. Eventually the line was extended from Arlington…

Sold in 1900 in connection with Merchant's Week by Alfred T. Haynes General Merchandise Store (117 Main Street, Maynard). The creamer depicts the Assabet Mfg. Co.

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In May 1900 the Merchants of Maynard put on a week and held it at the Music Hall. All had a display of their merchandise. Admiral Sampson, hero of Santiago in the Spanish-American War was the principle guest. The cup depicts a school building.

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Souvenir used during Merchant's Week in May 1900. The cup was made in Germany for the Alfred T. Haynes Co. It depicts St. Bridgets Church.

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The mustard cup was produced for the May 1900 Merchant Week celebration. There is a depiction of St. Bridgets Church on the cup.