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The 'Brothers of the Brush' were a group of men in Maynard who grew beards during the Centennial Year 1971. Brothers of the Brush Charters were issued to the following groups: 'The Muskrats'; the 'Deer Slayers'; the 'Milltowners'; the 'Smoke…

A written account of Jonathan Wright having been born in the Centennial Year, July 13, 1971. On November 29, 1972, he drew the first winner of Bronze Medal at the Youth Night Program. This notice was found in the Maynard Time Capsule of 1971 when…

A brochure issued in April 1971 that shared pertinent information about the Centennial Celebration and related Committees.

A sample of the Centennial letterhead and envelope used during the Centennial Year 1971 in Maynard, MA. The samples were found in the Centennial Time Capsule from 1971. The Capsule was opened in 2021.

A program brochure for the "Fashionable Ladies" Fashion Show held Monday, June 28, 1971 during the Maynard Centennial Celebration. A fashion show comprised of women's clothing from 1833 to 1928. The show was hosted by the Main Charter Belles.

A color photo of Virginia Weckstrom, Pianist. Virginia played the piano at "A Concert", an event sponsored by the Maynard Centennial Committee on June 27, 1971. Virginia is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Weckstrom. Virgina received her Master of…

A black and white photo of the Maynard Centennial Committee making the final payment on money appropriated by the Town of Maynard for its Centennial Celebration. Making the presentation were (L-R): Elizabeth Schnair, Joe Boothroyd, Bill Bennett,…

A list of 81 participants in the 1971 Centennial Marathon. The List was found in the 1971 Maynard Centennial Time Capsule. The Capsule was opened in 2021.

A black and white photo of The Mavericks/Brothers of the Brush, taken during the Maynard Centennial in 1971. This photo was found in the Maynard Time Capsule buried in 1971, and opened in 2021.

Row 1:
John Armour, Clayton Wardwell, Paul…

A sign produced during the Maynard Centennial, 1971, indicating a Fireman's Muster. The Muster was held at 1:00 PM in Crowe Park, Sunday, June 27, 1971. This muster sign was found in the Maynard Centennial Time Capsule, which was opened in 2021.

During the 2021 Sesquicentennial Year of the founding of Maynard, MA, the Maynard Centennial Time Capsule (buried in 1971) was opened. The contents include but are not limited to the following: two extensive draft documents about the history of…

A cookbook in celebration of Maynard's Centennial in 1971. It was compiled by the Centennial Cookbook Committee of the Maynard Woman's Club.

The poster advertised the best beard and mustache contest grown at the time of the Town's centennial.

Commemorative hair cover folded into a plastic case.

Two sets of first run medals, one side only.

Unopened pack of cards as a souvenir of the Centennial.

Guest name inserts in a plastic case with a blue ribbon.

The musical was sponsored by the Maynard Centennial Committee with the help of the Calico Belles; presented at the Maynard High School Auditorium.

Participants: l to r
Front Row (17): Anna Wilson, Ellen Shaw, Ed Reed, David Westlake, Theresa…

This report was issued as part of the Town's Centennial and contains a special section highlighting the anniversary events. Two copies.