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Catalog Number H1987.0002.F.0001
Object Name Postcard
Scope & Content Item is a colored photograph postcard featuring a section of Main Street. In view are several shops, many automobiles, utility poles, a church steeple, paved roads and sidewalks, parking meters. Some of the signs in view reads, "Story's Rexall Drugs, Woolworths, Western Auto, Clen Nik Restaurant, Pants, Ice Cream, Candies..."

Written on back in pen (where message would go), "1958; Buildings on the left taken down in March 1969; Sold the block where Story Drug Sign is to Urban Renual in 1968."

Typed caption on back reads, "Main Street, Laconia New Hampshire; Laconia is located in the heart of New Hampshire's beautiful Lakes Region; color photo by dick Smith; published by Bromley and Company Inc, Boston 16 Mass; #35410, NC 452."
Earliest Date 1958.0
Latest Date 1968.0
Additional Information 0.0
Repository from the collections of the Laconia Historical & Museum Society
People Smith, Dick
Search Terms Main Street
Story's Drug Store
Woolworth's
Clen Nix Restaurant
Western Auto
Subjects Advertisements
Advertising
Merchants
Stores & shops
Pharmaceutical industry
Pharmacies
Pharmacists
Merchants
1950s
1960s
Automobiles
Streets
Parking Meters
Stores & shops
Churches
Utility poles
Signs
Urban planning
Urban renewal
City planning
Postcards
Sidewalks
Store windows
Storefronts
Awnings