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Name Piper, Harold J.

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Image of H1987.0014.GG.0013 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.GG.0013 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicts Laconia High School on Union Ave. Stamped on back "Harold J. Piper, Laconia, NH". Some kids stand outside the door with a bicycle.

Image of H1987.0014.HH.0034 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.HH.0034 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicts spectators lined up along all sides of the street at the junction of Main Street and Pleasant Street awaiting a Chamber of Commerce parade. Cars drive up and down the street but three police officers stand in the street, directing traffic. Parking meters are seen along the street. Two trucks are parked in the street facing south. One is a television service company with ladders and megaphones on top. The other is a pickup truck for WM Bisson Building Construction. A group of eight men stand on the back of the truck. At back center is the F.W. Woolworth's building with a large "Join the Ground Observer Corps" sign in front. A 3-story brick block

Image of H1987.0014.HH.0035 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.HH.0035 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicts spectators lined up along Main Street, at the junction of Union Ave, awaiting a Chamber of Commerce parade. Cars drive up and down the street. Two trucks are parked in the street facing south. One is a television service company with ladders and megaphones on top. The other is a pickup truck for WM Bisson Building Construction. A group of eight men stand on the back of the truck. On the corner of Main Street and Union Ave is a three-story clapboarded building with Laconia Spa selling books, fruits and candy attached to a 2-story clapboarded building housing "Chester S. Higgins, Watchmaker"; the brick Laconia Savings Bank building; the Laconia Sav

Image of H1987.0014.HH.0036 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.HH.0036 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicts spectators lined up along all sides of the street at the junction of Main Street and Pleasant Street awaiting a Chamber of Commerce parade. Cars drive up and down the street but three police officers stand in the street, directing traffic. The officer in the foreground appears to be Chief Charles "Mickey" Dunleavy. Parking meters are seen along the street. Two trucks are parked in the street facing south. One is a television service company with ladders and megaphones on top. The other is a pickup truck for WM Bisson Building Construction. A group of eight men stand on the back of the truck. At back center is the F.W. Woolworth's building with a

Image of H1987.0014.HH.0037 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.HH.0037 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicts spectators lined up along all sides of the street at the junction of Main Street and Pleasant Street awaiting a Chamber of Commerce parade. Cars drive up and down the street but three police officers stand in the street, directing traffic. The officer in the foreground appears to be Chief Charles "Mickey" Dunleavy. Parking meters are seen along the street. Two trucks are parked in the street facing south. One is a television service company with ladders and megaphones on top. The other is a pickup truck for WM Bisson Building Construction. A group of eight men stand on the back of the truck. At back center is the F.W. Woolworth's building with a

Image of H1987.0014.HH.0038 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.HH.0038 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicts spectators lined up along Main Street awaiting a Chamber of Commerce parade. Cars drive up and down the street. At right are the following buildings from front to back (heading north): A three-story clapboarded building attached to a 2-story clapboarded building housing "Chester S. Higgins, Watchmaker"; the brick Laconia Savings Bank building with employees watching from windows; the Laconia Savings & Loan building, Landau's, Piscopo Block with Colonial Theater advertising "The Long Gray Line" along with a "Personal Insurance and Loan" company and a drug store; a brick block with Byse Insurance Agency and Sawyer's Jewelry; and the Masonic Building with

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

H1987.0014.T.0002 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicts the Belknap Mill with fence in front. Harry H. Hawkins in Colonial style costume points to the bell tower with a young boy, RIchard Shelmire. "Canning, Laconia, NH". inscribed on back "Bell of the Old Belknap Mills. Fifty silver dollars were added to the molten mixture when this old bell was recast in 1823. The original bell was probably cast by a Mr. Holbrook who was an apprentice to Paul Revere. Mr. Harry H. Hawkins is telling Richard Shelmire the history of the old bell."

Image of H1987.0014.V.0005 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.V.0005 - Print, Photographic

This black and white negative depicts a trade fair that includes a booth for the State Department of Fish and Game for New Hampshire. A diarama is set up which includes stuffed animals such as a bear, dear, bobcat, quail, ducks, wood chuck, and fish etc... The booth to the left is for the White Mountain National Forest. The booth to the right is for NH Real Estate Assocation.

Image of H1987.0014.V.0006 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.V.0006 - Print, Photographic

This black and white negative depicts a trade fair that includes a booths State offices and state tourism. Booths along the left include Belknap Recreation Area, Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests etc.. At back right is a large map of New Hampshire lit up.

Image of H2007.0043.0023 - Print, Photographic

H2007.0043.0023 - Print, Photographic

Black and white aerial view of a house in Laconia, the Pierson's Doll Clothing Factory building and dwelling. Back stamped "Photo by Harold J. Piper. Laconia, New Hampshire. #105"

Image of H2012.0040.0001 - Print, Photographic

H2012.0040.0001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white aerial view of an area of Laconia including the Avery Dam, Belknap Mill, Union Avenue, Beacon Street East (today), the Winnipesaukee River, many houses and buildings and several bridges. A small piece of paper is taped to the front, lower, center of the photograph and reads, "Site of Avery Dam Looking North 1949." On back stamped with, "Photo by Harold J. Piper, Laconia, New Hampshire, #101; Oct 22, 1949."

Image of L1990.0116.S.0295 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0116.S.0295 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts water skiing on Lake Winnipesaukee. In the foreground is a man in a black bathing suit on water skiis and holding onto a rope on the lake. There are waves surrounding him. In the background are hills/islands. On the left side of the picture on the hills/islands appears to be a field with buildings. On the back is labeled "Title - Water Skiing on Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H. Photo-Piper". Also labeled on the back is "Photo by Harold J. Piper, Laconia, New Hampshire" and "Gift of Mrs. Edward Atkinson".