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Name Drake, Benjamin F.
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Associated Records

Image of H2004.0005.0035 - Book, Account

H2004.0005.0035 - Book, Account

Item is a hardcover record book. The inside page reads, "Record Book of the Board of Engineers of Lake Village Fire District, Lake Village New Hampshire, March 19th 1883." The book records the names of the Board of Engineers, rosters of engines companies, rosters of hook and ladder companies, and meeting minutes.

Image of H2007.0029.0003 - Scrapbook

H2007.0029.0003 - Scrapbook

Item is a scrapbook from the Laconia Police Department started in 1905 by H. K. W. Scott. The front features a color cartoon cut-out of a police officer and criminal pasted to the black cover. All pages are black. Inside cover reads, "H. K. W. Scott, May 1905." See container list for page-by-page details on any information relating to Laconia or the Laconia area.

Image of L1990.0001.A.0002 - Program

L1990.0001.A.0002 - Program

Item is a program for the "City of Laconia 50th Anniversary." Cover features two black and white images of Pleasant and Main Street corners, one in the 1890s and one in the 1940s.

Image of L1990.0009.E.0004 - Booklet

L1990.0009.E.0004 - Booklet

This is a bound booklet entitled " Lake Village and its Business Men", compliments of the Winnipiseogee Lake Cotton and Woolen Manufacturing Company of Lake Village, listing histories of leading businesses and business men of central New Hamphsire, by George F. Bacon, published in 1890. The booklet has an outer front and back cover. On the front cover is printed : "Lake Village and Its Leading Business Men. Compliments of Winnipeseogee Cotton and Woolen Man'f'g Co., Agent's Office, Lake Village, N.H." Also on the front cover is a photograph of a house built of stone and wood with a tower on the front. Printed below the picture is "Photo Eng Co., N.Y." On page 1 is printed : "Central

Image of L1990.0116.S.0009 - Program

L1990.0116.S.0009 - Program

This is an off white with black lettering program for the morning worship at the Park Street Free Baptist Church, also known as the United Baptist Church, located on Park Street in Lakeport, on Sunday, July 30, 1905 at 10:45 a.m. On the front cover is a sketch of the Park Street Church. The church has a large steeple and clock tower on the front right side and a smaller conical tower on the front left side. The main entrance is below the taller steeple/clock tower. The church has a large decorative round window on the front and left side with a flower/petal shaped design on the inner grill work. There is a low retaining wall on the left front near the church. The original Park Street Churc

Image of L2012.0059.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0059.0001 - Booklet

This is a bound booklet entitled " Lake Village and its Business Men", compliments of the Winnipiseogee Lake Cotton and Woolen Manufacturing Company of Lake Village, listing histories of leading businesses and business men of central New Hamphsire, by George F. Bacon, published in 1890. The booklet has a blank page covering its outer front and back. Inside on the front cover is printed : "Lake Village and Its Leading Business Men. Compliments of Winnipeseogee Cotton and Woolen Man'f'g Co., Agent's Office, Lake Village, N.H." Also on the front cover is a photograph of a house built of stone and wood with a tower on the front. Printed below the picture is "Photo Eng Co., N.Y." On page 1

Image of H2008.0032.0001 - Print, Photographic

H2008.0032.0001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph reprint of Lakeport after the fire of 1903. Bayside Court and Franklin Street. The wing dam appears at bottom and the ruins of the Laconia Electric Lighting Co. plant are at left. The B.F. Drake-Clarence Plummer House at 43 Washington Street, which escaped the flames, is at the top of the hill. A horse stands at center ground.