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A Gulf gas station operated by the United Cooperative Society. The station was located at 5 Waltham Street.

An orange Maynard Co-Op sports shirt with "ICE" logo on the back.

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.

The Coop was briefly located at the corner of Waltham St. and Powder Mill Road.

A collection of ration coupons including War Ration Books One, Two and Three, Fuel Oil Ration, United Co-operative Butter Card, V-Fuel Oil Ration and Sugar Ration.

The wood handle ice pick has advertising on the four sides:
1.RCA Victor
2.Gasoline, fuel, coal, coke, grain, bakery, dairy, provisions
3.Co-Op Best Milk and Cream
4. Compliments of United Co-operative Society, Maynard, Mass.

Top pictures: Rachel Aho, clerk

Bottom left: Toiro Saastamoinen, book keeper

Bottom right, l to r: __ Gortz, Miss Jones

Upper left picture, l to r: Walter Wasiuk, Barry Heinonen

Upper right picture: Elaine Murphy

Bottom picture: Emil Niemi, butcher

Top left photo: John Paaki
Bottom right photo: Otto Fonsell, Secretary

Upper left picture, l to r: John Paakki, ___?, Ed Salmi

Upper right picture, l to r: Norm __?, Al Poikonen, Ed Helander

Center left picture, l to r: Rachel Aho, Fay Lehto

Center right picture, l to r: Al Poikonen, Helen Klemola, Ray…

Carl Swanson is the mechanic in the upper right photo.

The picture on center left is in the auto service station.

Top two photos: Arvo N. Rivers, Manager, 1936
Bottom left: Everett Haynes, Director, 1936
Bottom right: Charles W. Manty, President, 1937

Photo upper left: This is the parking lot next to Co-op building. Dr. Flaherty's house was moved to create the lot. The brick building on the right is the bakery and in the background on the left is the Finnish Sauna where the idea for a co-op…

Standing: Elmer Salenius, Secretary
Seated: Paul Smith, President

l to r
Standing: Paul Smith, Edward Helander, Elmer Salenius, Joseph Boothroyd, Leo Mullin

Seated: Toivo Erkkinen, General Manager Edward Misserian, Emil Pitkanen, Ahti Jaakkola

Seven delivery slips for Grover Quimby, Gleasondale Road, Stow. The one shown includes a notice of a price increase.