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Image of H2010.0281.0004 - Handbill

H2010.0281.0004 - Handbill

Handbill, black printing. "Dramatic Entertainment. at Folsom's Hall on Tuesday Eve, Jan. 26th, 1875, will be presented the Drama in three acts, entitled, Time and The Hour with teh following cast of characters: Mr. HF Moulton as ... Sir Philip Deverell Mr. Dennis O'Shea... Medlicott (a bill discounter) Mr. FP Holt... Sparrow (Franklin's clerk) Mr. JA Mitchell... George Aylmer Mr. LE Lindsay... J. Montgomery Brown Mr. WF Knight... Franklin (a banker) Mr. Clarence Eastman... Charles Franklin (his son) Mrs. F.H. Champlin... Mrs. Montgomery Brown Mrs. Helen Eastman... Marion Beck Mrs. WF Knight... Lucy Fairfax (Franklin's niece) To conclude with the laughable farce entitl

Image of H2010.0281.0007 - Handbill

H2010.0281.0007 - Handbill

Handbill, black printing. "Folsom Hall One Night Only Friday Eve., April 19, 1878 The Laconia Dramatic Club! will present for the first time, the thrilling drama, in a prologue and four acts, of The Streets of New York!" Cast included John O'Shea Jr. Mark M. Robinson H. Frank Moulton Dennis O'Shea J. Henry Story Jas. A. Ellis Fred W. Story Alex. S. Young George Edward Stevens Idella J. Bean Mrs. S.M.S. Moulton Nellie Whicher Abbie S. Ranlet "The prologue occurs during the commercial panic of 1837. The remainder of the drama takes place during the panic of 1857." Music by Story's Orchestra For sale at WF Knight and Co. Truland Printers, 126 Main Street.

Image of H2010.0281.0009 - Handbill

H2010.0281.0009 - Handbill

Handbill, black printing on yellow paper. "Y.P.U. Officers D.S. Dinsmoor, President Geo. L. Mead, Secretary Wm. F. Knight, Treasurer Board of Managers FP Holt C. Eastman CA Busiel Mrs. Geo. W. Weeks Miss Abbie S. Ranlet Department of Drama HF Moulton Dennis O'Shea Mrs. C. Eastman Mrs. WF Knight C. Eastman, Stage Manager J.S. Hunkins, Musical Director F.H. Champlin, Scenic Artist Folsom Hall, Thursday Evening, April 1st, 1875 Tickets can be procured of the Treasurer after 9am Tuesday, the 30th." Play's include: "The Lady of Lyons" with cast: Frank Moulton, FR Gammon Dennis O'Shea FP Holt WF Knight JA Mitchell John O'Shea Gus. Mitchell MM Robins

Image of H2010.0281.0010 - Handbill

H2010.0281.0010 - Handbill

Handbill, black printing on yellow paper. "Y.P.U. Officers D.S. Dinsmoor, President Geo. L. Mead, Secretary Wm. F. Knight, Treasurer Board of Managers FP Holt C. Eastman CA Busiel Mrs. G. W. Weeks Miss A. S. Ranlet Committee on Theatricals: HF Moulton Dennis O'Shea Mrs. C. Eastman Mrs. WF Knight C. Eastman, Stage Manager F.H. Champlin, Scenic Artist Folsom Hall, Thursday Evening, August 27th, 1875 Tickets can be procured of the Treasurer after 9am Tuesday, the 30th." Play's include: "The Lady of Lyons" with cast: Frank Moulton, R Gammon Dennis O'Shea FP Holt WF Knight JA Mitchell John O'Shea Gus. Mitchell MM Robinson GR Leavitt Mrs. C. Eastma

Image of H2010.0281.0011 - Program

H2010.0281.0011 - Program

Theater program printed on pink paper. "The Laconia Dramatic Club at Folsom Hall, Laconia. on Tuesday Evening, April 19th, 1881 'The Skeleton Witness' with new scenery by O.L. Andrews The entertainment will commence wiht teh Laughable Farce entitled 'Betsey Baker' or 'Too Attentive by Half'" Cast: Fred W. Story John O'Shea Jr. Miss I. J. Bean Mrs. S.M.S. Moulton "The Skeleton Witness" cast: J. Henry Story Charles W. Whitton Albert C. Moore Fred W. Story M. B. Plummer Frank H. Champlin Dennis O'Shea John W. Ashman John B. Jewett P. E. Boyle Frank S. Mead Miss Nellie Whitcher Mrs. S.M.S. Moulton Miss Jennie Mead Miss Jessie Cook Music furnished by Story'

Image of H2010.0281.0014 - Newsletter

H2010.0281.0014 - Newsletter

Newsletter for The Laconia Dramatic Club dated April 6, 1877. Advertising the comedy "Money" starring: H. Frank Moulton Mark M. Robinson J. Henry Story George R. Somes John O'Shea F.R. Gammon Dennis O'Shea Clarence Eastman W.C. Sherman Fred Story Mrs. Clarence Eastman Mrs. SMS Moulton Mrs. F.R. Gammon Music by Belknap Orchestra. Includes Advertisements for: OL Andrews, painter Gammon's dress goods JR Champlin telescopes, microscopes, field glass, opera glass WF Knight & Co. dry goods O'Shea Bros. Department Store Otis Beamon- boots, shoes Laconia Dining Rooms, SB Cole prop. Mansur & Knight Furniture Ladd & Keasor groceries Richard GOve- watches, clocks, jewelry

Image of H2010.0281.0015 - Newsletter

H2010.0281.0015 - Newsletter

Newsletter for The Laconia Dramatic Club dated February, 20, 1877. Advertising the drama "Earnest Maltravers" starring: Frank H. Champlin H. Frank Moulton Frank R. Gammon Dennis O'Shea Mark M. Robinson J. Henry Story George R. Somes J. A. Mitchell W.C. Sherman George R. Leavitt J.W. Pitman Lloyd E. Lindsay George B. Lane Miss Abbie Ranlet Mrs. SMS Moulton Miss Nellie Whicher Followed by the farce "Nan, the Good for Nothing" staring: Mrs. F. H. Champlin Frank R. Gammon George R. Leavitt H. Frank Moulton John O'Shea Music by Belknap Orchestra. Admission 25 cents, Reserved seats 35 cents. Tickets sold at W.F. Knight & Co. dry goods.

Image of H2010.0281.0015 - Newsletter

H2010.0281.0015 - Newsletter

Newsletter for The Laconia Dramatic Club dated February, 20, 1877. Advertising the drama "Earnest Maltravers" starring: Frank H. Champlin H. Frank Moulton Frank R. Gammon Dennis O'Shea Mark M. Robinson J. Henry Story George R. Somes J. A. Mitchell W.C. Sherman George R. Leavitt J.W. Pitman Lloyd E. Lindsay George B. Lane Miss Abbie Ranlet Mrs. SMS Moulton Miss Nellie Whicher Followed by the farce "Nan, the Good for Nothing" staring: Mrs. F. H. Champlin Frank R. Gammon George R. Leavitt H. Frank Moulton John O'Shea Music by Belknap Orchestra. Admission 25 cents, Reserved seats 35 cents. Tickets sold at W.F. Knight & Co. dry goods.

Image of H2010.0281.0016 - Newsletter

H2010.0281.0016 - Newsletter

Newsletter for The Evening Guest dated November 23, 1875. Advertising the drama "London Assurance" starring: E. M. Richardson Frank R. Gammon H. F. Moulton J. A. Mitchell Dennis O'Shea Mark Robinson John O'Shea George Cole F. H. Champlin Miss Nellie M. Putnam Mrs. F. H. Champlin Mrs. F. R. Gammon Followed by the pantomine "Enchanted Horn" starring: F. H. Champlin George R. Somes George W. Cole H. Frank Moulton Mrs. F. H. Champlin Miss Abbie Chester Music by Page & Keniston's Full Orchestra. Admission 25 cents, Reserved seats 35 cents. Tickets sold at W.F. Knight & Co. dry goods.

Image of H2010.0281.0016 - Newsletter

H2010.0281.0016 - Newsletter

Newsletter for The Evening Guest dated November 23, 1875. Advertising the drama "London Assurance" starring: E. M. Richardson Frank R. Gammon H. F. Moulton J. A. Mitchell Dennis O'Shea Mark Robinson John O'Shea George Cole F. H. Champlin Miss Nellie M. Putnam Mrs. F. H. Champlin Mrs. F. R. Gammon Followed by the pantomine "Enchanted Horn" starring: F. H. Champlin George R. Somes George W. Cole H. Frank Moulton Mrs. F. H. Champlin Miss Abbie Chester Music by Page & Keniston's Full Orchestra. Admission 25 cents, Reserved seats 35 cents. Tickets sold at W.F. Knight & Co. dry goods.

Image of H2011.0018.0013 - Newspaper

H2011.0018.0013 - Newspaper

Newspaper article from 1968, featuring O'Shea's Deparment Store employees dressed in Colonial period clothing. Celebrating their 93rd anniversary and Laconia's 75th birthday. Each image is captioned with the employee's name.

Image of H2011.0124.0015 - Program

H2011.0124.0015 - Program

Item is a program for the Seventh Annual Festival of the New Hampshire School Music Festival Association held in Laconia, NH from May 17 to May 18, 1935. The cover lists the officers of the association and which area each represents. Inside the program of events are listed as well as members of the orchestra. The back features members of the chorus. The sixth annual symphony concert was listed to take place at the Colonial Theatre.

Image of L1990.0116.M.0006 - Booklet

L1990.0116.M.0006 - Booklet

This is a booklet on the history of St. Joseph Church, located on Church Street in Laconia, celebrating the church happenings from 1929 to 1979. The cover of the booklet is green with a color photograph of St. Joseph Church. The church is built of granite with limestone trim. It was built in the late 1920s and dedicated on September 12, 1930 by Bishop George A. Guertin, Bishop of Manchester. The picture depicts the church in autumn, with a large maple tree on the far left and red and orange leaves on the ground. The church has a large double door entrance with steps leading up to it. There is a religious statue on the far right on the lawn. The church has a large square tower on the left f

Image of L2012.0082.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0082.0001 - Booklet

This booklet is a report for the City Savings Bank located on Main Street in Bank Square in Laconia on June 30, 1970. On the front cover is printed : "June 30, 1970 City Savings Bank Laconia, New Hampshire Inside on the first page is printed : "City Savings Bank, Laconia, N.H. 03246, Since 1895. Trustees: Frank D. Brisse, Manufacturer Edwin I. Chertok, Merchant Robert G. Holbrook, Treasurer Raymond J. Landry, Plumbing & Heating Roland P. Leahy, Dentist John D. O'Shea, Merchant Raymond J. Paquette, Salesman Charles J. Pitman, Maufacturer Wayne M. Plummer, Attorney Edward C. Wolston, Opthalmologist After this is an emblem with the M.S. Mt. Washington Steamship surrounde

Image of L2012.0060.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0060.0001 - Booklet

This is a booklet on businesses in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, published in 1987. On the front cover is a color picture of Lake Winnipesaukee with trees and decks along the lakes edge and boats docked at the docks. On the cover is printed : " Doing Business in the Lakes Region. The Area, The People, The Products, The Services. An annual commercial, industrial & professional update. 1987. Two Dollars." Also printed on the front cover on the lower left is " Bulk Rate, U.S. Postage Paid, Manchester, N.H. Permit No. 1926". Inside on the back face of the front cover is an advertisement for Northern Energy Homes, Inc. in Plymouth, N.H." On page 1 is the "Publisher's Message" written

Image of L2012.0061.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0061.0001 - Booklet

This is a booklet on businesses in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, published in 1988. On the front cover is a color picture of Lake Winnipesaukee with several boats moored at docks and cottages and resorts along the lakeside as well as trees. On the cover is printed : " Doing Business in the Lakes Region. The Area, The People, The Products, The Services. An annual commercial, industrial & professional update. 1988. Two Dollars." Also printed on the front cover on the lower left is " Bulk Rate, U.S. Postage Paid, Manchester, N.H. Permit No. 1926". Inside on the back face of the front cover is a full page advertisement for Belknap Bank & Trust with a color picture of a boat on a lake.

Image of L2012.0081.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0081.0001 - Booklet

This booklet is a report for the City Savings Bank located on Main Street in Bank Square in Laconia in 1965. On the front cover is printed : City Savings Bank, Bank Square, Laconia, New Hampshire, Member F.D.I.C. Officers : President : Wayne M. Plummer Vice President : Frank D. Brisse Treasurer : Robert G. Holbrook Assistant Treasurer : Gracia A. Huot Also on the front cover is an emblem of the M.S. Mt. Washington Steamship. Surrounding the embelm is printed "Serving the Lakes Region Since 1895". Written in pen on the front cover is "12/31/65". Inside on the first page is printed : "Condensed Statement of Condition City Savings Bank of Laconia, New Hampshire At the Cl

Image of L1990.0008.A.0034 (4) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0034 (4) - Print, Photographic

Color photograph of downtown Laconia during the urban renewal movement of the early 1970s. View of Busiel Mill on Beacon Street East.

Image of L1990.0008.A.0029 (47) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0029 (47) - Print, Photographic

This color photograph depicts John O'Shea and Sam Melnick starting demolition on the Laconia Central Fire Station on Main Street in Laconia in December of 1971. In the foreground is a paved area with snow on it. Standing on the right are Sam Melnick and John O'Shea wearing jackets, pants and one is wearing a hard hat while the other is wearing a regular hat. They are both swinging sledge hammers at wooden posts on a lean-to on the side of the Laconia Central Fire Station. The demolotion is part of Urban Renewal in Laconia. The fire staion sits in the middleground and has a sign on the side stating "No Parking Here, Fire Department Only". There is additional snow on the left beside the fi

Image of L1990.0008.A.0048 (1) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0008.A.0048 (1) - Print, Photographic

Color photograph of downtown Laconia during the urban renewal movement of the early 1970s. View of two men, John O'Shea and Sam Melnick, "start demolition of central fire station, Dec. 1971" along Water Street. They hold sledge hammers and wear suits with overcoats. An Esso gas pump is located at the end of the building to the left. The building is a two-story brick structure. In the foreground, a woman gets ready to take a photograph.