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Name Percy, Loran
Other names Loran D. Percy

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Image of H1987.0014.J.0002 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.J.0002 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicting the "Miss Winnipesaukee" Chris Craft speed boat on Lake Winnipesaukee at The Weirs. Young men and women fill the boat and wave. License plante reads "NH 1960, C598" Printed on back "Photo by Loran Percy, Profesional Photographer, 378 Elm Street, Lakeport, NH".

Image of H1987.0014.J.0003 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.J.0003 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicting the "Miss Winnipesaukee" Chris Craft speed boat on Lake Winnipesaukee at The Weirs. Young men and women fill the boat and wave. Printed on back "Photo by Loran Percy, Profesional Photographer, 378 Elm Street, Lakeport, NH".

Image of H1987.0014.J.0004 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.J.0004 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicting the "Miss Winnipesaukee" Chris Craft speed boat on Lake Winnipesaukee at The Weirs. Young men and women fill the boat and wave. Printed on back "Photo by Loran Percy, Profesional Photographer, 378 Elm Street, Lakeport, NH".

Image of H1987.0014.Y.0001 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.Y.0001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph with glossy finish depicts a film crew from CBS network, filming a group of women from the Opechee Garden Club plant flowers on the little grass area between Main Street and Pleasant Street, for a motorcycle movie. The women plant flowers while two men stick out a long microphone to them. Another stands behind him with a board. Two men film with camera. At back right is F. W. Woolworth's. A sign on the lawn reads "Laconia Shopping Center of the Lakes Region. Long Term Parkign next right. 3-6-9-12 hours." Buildings along the corner of Main Street and Water Street include the Moulton Opera House Block with O'Shea's Department Store, McIntyre Block wi

Image of H1987.0014.Y.0002 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.Y.0002 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph with glossy finish depicts a film crew from CBS broadcasting network, filming a gentleman who is interviewing Fred Rosenblatt outside of his store, Lee's Cut Rate on Main Street in downtown Laconia. The store-front windows are in view with advertisements for Father's Day. the windows are full of items for sale including fans, pails, clocks, dishes, baskets, etc... Stamped on back "Photo by Loran Percy, Professional Photographer, 378 Elm Street, Lakeport, NH"

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H1987.0014.Y.0003 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph with glossy finish depicts a film crew from CBS sports news, filming a group of women from the Opechee Garden Club as they plant flowers on the little grass area between Main Street and Pleasant Street. The women plant flowers while a man tests the light with a meter. Another stands behind him with a board. Two men film with camera. At back is F. W. Woolworth's. A sign on the lawn reads "Laconia Shopping Center of the Lakes Region. Long Term Parkign next right. 3-6-9-12 hours." BUildings along the right side of Main Street (east) include: the Laconia Federal Savings building with Hounsell's Laconia Drug Store, Newberry Co. building, Piscopo Block with Coloni

Image of H2011.0140.0051 - Print, Photographic

H2011.0140.0051 - Print, Photographic

Black and white image of a group of men in suits posed in a function room. The picture was taken for a reunion of the Battery "C." There are 18 men in the photograph.

Image of H2008.0029.0001 - Print, Photographic

H2008.0029.0001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a 4-H parade in front of the Laconia Savings Bank- Building and Loan. The children wear band uniforms and march down the street, playing their instruments. The drums read "4-H Belknap County Drum and Bugle Corps".

Image of H2008.0029.0002 - Print, Photographic

H2008.0029.0002 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a 4-H parade in front of the Laconia Savings Bank- Building and Loan. The children wear band uniforms and march down the street, playing their instruments. The drums read "4-H Belknap County Drum and Bugle Corps".

Image of H2008.0073.0020 - Print, Photographic

H2008.0073.0020 - Print, Photographic

Color photograph depicting the interior of a clothing department store. Clothes are folded onto display racks at left. At center are button-up shirts on display. More shirts are shelved to the left. An arched doorway leads into a barber shop and depicts a man having his hair cut. The room is has brick walls, a false ceiling, and a dark red rug. The barber shop has green and white striped wallpaper and red and white checked flooring.

Image of H2008.0073.0002 - Print, Photographic

H2008.0073.0002 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph- aerial view of downtown Laconia in 1960s at the beginning of urban renewal, prior to the repositioning of Mill Street or Beacon Street and with many of the older buildings still intact. Mill street, Main Street, Court Street, Union Ave, Beacon Street, Water Street, and Pleasant Street are predominant. Stamped "Photo by Loran Percy , Professional Photographer, Lakeport, NH. Photo No. 2224" on back

Image of H2008.0073.0003 - Print, Photographic

H2008.0073.0003 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of downtown Laconia in 1960s at the beginning of urban renewal. Lees Cut Rate store (Parker Block) has "Going out of Business" and "Liquidation Sale" signs in the window. The business beside it also has "Quitting business" signs. Endicott Shoe Store is at right margin. Cars line the street. Snow covers the ground. Stamped "Photo by Loran Percy , Professional Photographer, Lakeport, NH. Photo No. R12-39" on back

Image of H2008.0073.0004 - Print, Photographic

H2008.0073.0004 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of downtown Laconia in 1960s at the beginning of urban renewal. The Bean Building/Keller Building houses a paint store, Baker & Co. textile store, Dr. Snow Optometrist, Seth Keller's Ice Cream and Candies. The next building over has Matheson's nu-floor covering" store. A small 2.5 story building with entrance on the gable end houses "Sears". The building beside that is a newer People's National Bank. Cars line the street. Stamped "Photo by Loran Percy , Professional Photographer, Lakeport, NH. Photo No. R12-32" on back

Image of H2008.0073.0005 - Print, Photographic

H2008.0073.0005 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of downtown Laconia in 1960s at the beginning of urban renewal. Buildings are mainly brick with one white clapboarded tenement at left. A gas station, Texaco, is in the foreground. Other busineses include a barber shop, Lavigne's Shoe Mart, Mobile gas, Lougee Co., Baker, and Laconia Fruit. Stamped "Photo by Loran Percy , Professional Photographer, Lakeport, NH. Photo No. R12-16" on back

Image of H2008.0073.0006 - Print, Photographic

H2008.0073.0006 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of downtown Laconia in 1960s at the beginning of urban renewal. A small one-story building at center houses Melnick's Shoes and Beneficial Finanace Co. Loans. The building beside it has Laconia Hardware Company. A mill building smoke stack is at back.

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H2008.0073.0007 - Print, Photographic

Photograph of a color print depicting the look of the Ramada Inn, to be built at the time of this photograph. Located on the corner of Main St. and Court Street. Print shows a 6-story brick building with concrete vertical facing along the entrance. Dome shaped entrance.

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H2008.0073.0008 - Print, Photographic

Color photograph depicting the grand opening of either O'Shea's Department Store or City Savings Bank. A crowd of people gather around the parking lot with a WEMJ, ABC News red station wagon parked in the center of the crowd. A man with a microphone is speaking. People take pictures.

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H2008.0073.0009 - Print, Photographic

Color photograph depicting the grand opening of a new shopping center downtown. A crowd of people gather around the parking lot while man speaks into a microphone from ABC news. Two priests are included in the crowd. The Busiel Mill is in the background.

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H2008.0073.0010 - Print, Photographic

Color photograph depicting a post-urban renewal downtown in the 1970s with Lynche store at left and Benjamin's of New Hampshire in front. Along Main Street. Flower beds and a fountain are seen in the foreground.

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H2008.0073.0011 - Print, Photographic

Color photograph depicting a post-urban renewal downtown in the 1970s with City Savings Bank and O'Shea's department store in view.