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Name Dunn, "Red"
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Image of H2011.0145.0053A - Poster

H2011.0145.0053A - Poster

Item is a home-made postter which reads, "Red Dunn Asphalt Paving, Laconia NH." Writing is handwritten and colored on a piece of light cardstock. Attached to poster along the edges are 11, 3.5 x 5 photographs of the company's workers and equipment. Also written on front, "Done by Joe Average." Written on back, "Alan Buzzell, Loudon, NH 1978."

Image of H2011.0145.0055 - Postcard

H2011.0145.0055 - Postcard

Item is a postcard sent to Red Dunn from someone vacationing in Quebec, Canada. It reads, "Dear Red, Having a wonderful time. Wish you were here." It is addressed to, "Mr. Red Dunn Mechanic St. Laconia NH 03246." The postmark is from Montreal, Quebec in 1978. The image of the front of the postcard is a colored collage of images from Dunn's Famous Restaurant and Delicatessen in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Image of H2011.0145.0057 - Newspaper

H2011.0145.0057 - Newspaper

Item is a newspaper. It is the Thursday, March 22, 1979 edition of the Laconia Evening Citizen. It features full-page advertisement for Red Dunn Asphalt Paving. The ad indicated the company is celebrating its 27th anniversary. There is an image of Red Dunn as well as an image of him and his equipment.

Image of H2011.0145.0058 - Newspaper

H2011.0145.0058 - Newspaper

Item is a newspaper. It is the Wednesday, September 27, 1989 edition of the Laconia Evening Citizen. It features a 1/4-page advertisement for Red Dunn running for Laconia city mayor. There is an image of Red Dunn printed in the newspaper as well as his original signiture in blue ink on it.

Image of H2011.0145.0062 - Certificate, Achievement

H2011.0145.0062 - Certificate, Achievement

Item is a certificate for Red Dunn from the American Cancer Society for participating in an event called the American Cancer Society's Jail and Bail . It also acknowledges Red for raising $1,149 for the American Cancer Soceity. The certificate is dated June 29, 1989 and is signed by Chris Michaels.

Image of H2011.0145.0060 - Sticker

H2011.0145.0060 - Sticker

Item is large sticker with the emblem for Red Dunn Asphalt Paving on it. It has a white background with red and black lettering.

Image of H2011.0145.0001 - Plaque

H2011.0145.0001 - Plaque

Item is a wooden plaque a gold-colored metal decorative wreath and image as well as a gold-colored metal sheet which is engraved, "Laconia Y.H.A. extends appreciation to Mr. and Mrs. Red Dunn for the lease of their land in preparing boys of Laconia for competitive hockey and metter men of tomorrow. We therefore name this facility Red Ridge Rink." The image is of three hockey players playing by a goal.

Image of H2011.0145.0002 - Plaque

H2011.0145.0002 - Plaque

Item is a wooden plaque a gold-colored metal sheet which reads, "Lakes Region Greyhoud Club saluted "Red" Dunn for community services rendered July 27, 1977."

Image of H2011.0145.0003 - Plaque

H2011.0145.0003 - Plaque

Item is a wooden plaque a gold-colored metal sheet which reads, "To Red Dunn in appreciation of your efforts in bussing the Weirs students Fall 1976 Weirs Beach Chamber of COmmerce January 1977."

Image of H2011.0145.0004 - Plaque

H2011.0145.0004 - Plaque

Item is a wooden plaque with a layer of red, white and blue striped metal with stars and ," '76" on it. On top of the red, white and blue layer is a layer of red metal sheet which reads, "To Red Dunn in appreciation, Laconia Youth Hockey Association."

Image of H2011.0145.0005 - Plaque

H2011.0145.0005 - Plaque

Item is a wooden plaque a gold-colored metal sheet which reads, "To Red Dunn, many, many, Merry Christmas and Happy New Years, in appreciation from the Greater Laconia Weirs Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Citizens of Laconia 1967."

Image of H2011.0145.0006 - Mug

H2011.0145.0006 - Mug

Item is a white ceramic coffee which reads, "Red Dunn" in black lettering.

Image of H2011.0145.0010 - Baseball

H2011.0145.0010 - Baseball

Item is a used Little League baseball. It reads, in pen, " 5/13/78 First ball of season pitched by Red at O'dell Park."

Image of H2011.0145.0011 - Tag, Identification

H2011.0145.0011 - Tag, Identification

Item is a pair of dogtags for Calvin F. Dunn.

Image of H2011.0145.0012 - Print, Photographic

H2011.0145.0012 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a tractor with its bucket up in the air and a road roller, both in a packed dirt area with bare trees in the background. Both pieces of equipment read, "Red Dunn." A person is operating the tractor, but not the roller. Equipment is for paving. On back, "Aldrich Photo Service and Supply 154-156 Elm St Lakeport NH."

Image of H2011.0145.0013 - Print, Photographic

H2011.0145.0013 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of of a bonfire. Tall flames stem from a neatly stacked group of boxes. On back, "1983 Wooden Coca-Cola cases were the source of thie gigantic bonfire that sent flames over 150 feet into the sky. Red Dunn and his crew spent a good portion of two days setting up this massive structure that went 15 feet into the air before it collapsed in flames. Also placed in its center had been quite a few dozen 'salutes' that added their coices to the crackling flames. All in all a great time was had by the thousands of spectators that came. Red Dunn's concession stand netted $316.85 for the Little Leagues and though the annual carnival was not held the crowd left extrem

Image of H2011.0145.0015 - Print, Photographic

H2011.0145.0015 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a man, Red Dunn, dressed in kakhi shorts, saddle shoes, a polo shirt and fedora hat standing in on a rock formation within a mountain basin. He has a cousage attached to his shirt. He also has a beard. He hold his hands in the air and faces, posed, toward the camera. Many people behind a wooden fence watch him.

Image of H2011.0145.0016 - Print, Photographic

H2011.0145.0016 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a man, Red Dunn, dressed in a polo shirt and fedora hat with a corsage and beard, leaning out the window of the conductor's box of a train. The train reads, "White Mt. Central 4." Behind the train is a building which reads, "...Museum Bears..."

Image of H2011.0145.0017 - Print, Photographic

H2011.0145.0017 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a man, Red Dunn, dressed in kakhi shorts, saddle shoes, a polo shirt and fedora hat standing on steps leading onto an open train car. The train reads, "White Mt. Central R. R." There are many tourists around. The man holds his hat in the air for the camera.

Image of H2011.0145.0018 - Print, Photographic

H2011.0145.0018 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a man, Red Dunn, dressed in kakhi shorts, saddle shoes, a polo shirt and fedora hat riding a small device on railroad tracks. Behind him is an open train car with many tourists facing him. The train reads, "White Mt. Central R. R."