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Name Shastany, Sidney
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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 H2007.0103.0001 - Print, Photographic

H2007.0103.0001 - Print, Photographic

Photograph of Laconia State Guard personnel marching up Main Street. Commanding officer Sidney Shastany takes the lead, followed by 1st sargent Ed Chertok, followed by 2nd lieutenant Bud Fletcher. Three columns of Laconia State Guardsmen take the rear (about 27 men) in full uniform. Buildings at right on Main Street, just before Veterans' Square, include from front to back Quality Market, Ray's Diner, Gardens Theater (in Pemaco Block). Police officer at right margin is Henry MacMichael.

Image of H2010.0218.0001 - Print, Photographic

H2010.0218.0001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a school bus which reads, "Laconia School Bus," parked on the street outside a large brick building, Laconia High School. The bus is empty. Written on back, "The old bus in the way but an outline of the old school (new)."

Image of H2010.0218.0004 - Print, Photographic

H2010.0218.0004 - Print, Photographic

Colored image of old cars driving down a paved road in parade style with people standing and sitting on the sides of the road. In view are the buildings which line the road and parked cars, as well as spectators and their chairs. Written on back, "1993 Laconia Centennial Parade- In background is building that used to be Shastany and Caron Garage 334 Union Ave (telephone #428) built in 1925."

Image of H2010.0218.0005 - Print, Photographic

H2010.0218.0005 - Print, Photographic

Colored image of buildings along a paved street. One has a sing which reads, "North Country Scuba and Sports, the Sports Source." A for sale sign is out front. Several other buildings and some automobiles are in view. Written on back, "Oct '93 Scuba shop and snow barn."

Image of H2010.0218.0006 - Print, Photographic

H2010.0218.0006 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a man standing outside a building that has a sign which reads, "Shastany and Caron Garage." The man wears a cap and overalls and is pointing to a sign which reads, "Jenny Hy-power solvenized 16 1/2." A gasoline pump is outside the building. A man works on an automobile by the garage. Also in view are neighboring houses and another automobile. Written on back, "Sid Shastany pointing at the price of gas, 1936 or 1937."

Image of H2010.0218.0007 - Print, Photographic

H2010.0218.0007 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of six men in work overalls posed standing outside a of a brick building with a sign which reads, " J. H. Booth and Son Inc." One man holds a large tool. Outside the building is a gasoline pump. Image is matted on black cardboard which has, "Sid Shastany" written on it with an arrow pointing to the second man from the right.