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Riverside Co-op Assoc. Advertising Pamphlet - 1898
The Riverside CO-OP Association distributed advertising for the Chase and Sanborn "Seal Brand Coffee" brand. It is a pamphlet that includes 17 recipes using the coffee as a key ingredient, and the rules for brewing coffee.
Centennial Monograph: Ice Houses
Before the widespread availability of refrigeration one of the only way to keep things cool was with ice. Fresh water supplies, such as the Assabet River flowing through town, was a source of ice during the winter and a major industry grew up around…
Centennial Monograph: The Riverside Cooperative Association
Originally organized as the "Sovereigns of Industry" in 1875, it created a grocery store and cultural center that served the town for over 50 years as a cooperative.
Fourth of July Parade - 1919
This was a welcome home parade for the men who had served in WWI. The men are marching up Summer Street in front of the Riverside Cooperative building with the library entrance decorated. The windows on the upper floor are the Cooperative Hall.
Interior Views of the Riverside Co-operative Association
The Riverside Co-operative was located in the current Knights of Columbus building on the corner of Summer and Nason Streets.
Riverside Co-operative Delivery Wagon - 1903
The Riverside Co-operative Association was located in the building at the corner of Nason and Summer Streets, Knights of Columbus building. The wagon is at the corner of Maple and Summer Streets on its way to make a home delivery. Building in the…
Riverside Co-operative Association
The Riverside Co-operative Association was organized in 1878 and was very successfull through the 1930's. The building was erected in 1882, on the corner of Nason and Summer Streets, four stories tall with a hall on the third floor. Maynard Town…