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H2004.0005.0025 - Postcard

Colorized postcard of Laconia Fire Department, Comb. No 1. Image of horse-drawn fire truck with 10 firemen on top. They are positioned in front of the Water Street Fire Station- a brick, ivy-covered building. no writing on back.

Image of L1990.0110.K.0017 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0110.K.0017 - Print, Photographic

This colored postcard depicts the Spindle Point Observatory on Meredith Neck on the shore of Lake Winnipesaukee near The Weirs, in the 1900s. In the foreground is Lake Winnipesaukee with a reflection of the sun setting across it. On the right on the lake is a small boat with a man sitting inside it rowing and a woman sitting near the front of the boat. In the middleground is Spindle Point which juts out into Lake Winnipesaukee. There are trees all along the point and rocks bordering the shoreline. In the center middleground at the end of the point is the Spindle Point Observatory which is circular and built of stone on the lower part and on top is a small wooden structure with enclosed po

Image of L1990.0116.I.0028 - Postcard

L1990.0116.I.0028 - Postcard

This color postcard depicts the interior of the Laconia Car Company shop. Three men work in the foreground. An electric light hangs from above. A system of ladders and saw horses hold up long metal ties at back. Printed at bottom "Photo by R. Wright. Interior of Laconia Car Works, Laconia, NH" Back side is printed with line down center for message and address. Space for one cent stamp at top right. Back is inscribed in black ink with a message in french (mostly illegible).

Image of L2012.0034.0001 - Postcard

L2012.0034.0001 - Postcard

This black and white postcard depicts the First Methodist Episcopal Church located on Union Avenue in Laconia in the 1900s. In the foreground is Union Avenue which proceeds across the picture from left to right and a large utility pole. There is a sign posted on the utility pole on the lower part as well as a flag hanging off of it. Union Avenue intersects with Baldwin Street in the center. Baldwin Street proceeds off to the far left. There is part of a fence in the middleground on the far left as well as a large tree behind it. There is also another utility pole near the tree and fence.In the center middleground is the First Methodist Episcopal Church. There is a man standing on the front

Image of H2010.0203.0002 - Frame, Picture

H2010.0203.0002 - Frame, Picture

Vulcanized Rubber clasped picture frame that, when opened, shows two photographs. One is a tintype of a young couple with a young boy. The other is a daugerrotype of a couple. Frame itself is ornate.

Image of B1992.1.07 - Print, Photographic

B1992.1.07 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph, on acidic highly stained off white 9" X 11" matboard, depicts four male workers in long rectangular Spinning Room standing alongside retracted "Mules" used for spinning yarn. The machines would roll out, spin roving into yarn, and wind into spindles. The man to the right of the center of the image (mid-ground) holds a wrench in his left hand and stands next to an extended portion of the machinery. The man in the foreground at the right stands behind a bin filled with newly wound spindles of lightly colored yarn. The ceiling and walls are made of wooden boards and there is a line of wooden posts supporting ceiling beams along the center of the room. Belts

Image of B1992.1.07 - Print, Photographic

B1992.1.07 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph, on acidic highly stained off white 9" X 11" matboard, depicts four male workers in long rectangular Spinning Room standing alongside retracted "Mules" used for spinning yarn. The machines would roll out, spin roving into yarn, and wind into spindles. The man to the right of the center of the image (mid-ground) holds a wrench in his left hand and stands next to an extended portion of the machinery. The man in the foreground at the right stands behind a bin filled with newly wound spindles of lightly colored yarn. The ceiling and walls are made of wooden boards and there is a line of wooden posts supporting ceiling beams along the center of the room. Belts

Image of B1992.1.07 - Print, Photographic

B1992.1.07 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph, on acidic highly stained off white 9" X 11" matboard, depicts four male workers in long rectangular Spinning Room standing alongside retracted "Mules" used for spinning yarn. The machines would roll out, spin roving into yarn, and wind into spindles. The man to the right of the center of the image (mid-ground) holds a wrench in his left hand and stands next to an extended portion of the machinery. The man in the foreground at the right stands behind a bin filled with newly wound spindles of lightly colored yarn. The ceiling and walls are made of wooden boards and there is a line of wooden posts supporting ceiling beams along the center of the room. Belts

Image of B1992.1.07 - Print, Photographic

B1992.1.07 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph, on acidic highly stained off white 9" X 11" matboard, depicts four male workers in long rectangular Spinning Room standing alongside retracted "Mules" used for spinning yarn. The machines would roll out, spin roving into yarn, and wind into spindles. The man to the right of the center of the image (mid-ground) holds a wrench in his left hand and stands next to an extended portion of the machinery. The man in the foreground at the right stands behind a bin filled with newly wound spindles of lightly colored yarn. The ceiling and walls are made of wooden boards and there is a line of wooden posts supporting ceiling beams along the center of the room. Belts

Image of B1992.1.13 - Print, Photographic

B1992.1.13 - Print, Photographic

This back and white sepia toned photograph is mounted on acidic black 8" X 10" matboard with embossed frame. The image depicts two men seated in an office, possibly members of The Morin Family. The man at the left sits in the back and wears eyeglasses, cap-style hat, white collared shirt, dark tie, and dress jacket with matching trousers. He sits at a wooden desk writing with a pen in his right hand and is looking toward the other man, in the foreground. The desk has a pull-out writing surface and several compartments in the back which are stuffed with papers and ledger books. On top of the desk are several objects including a scale and a cardboard box with "PHAKED [?]/ SOAP

Image of B1992.1.13 - Print, Photographic

B1992.1.13 - Print, Photographic

This back and white sepia toned photograph is mounted on acidic black 8" X 10" matboard with embossed frame. The image depicts two men seated in an office, possibly members of The Morin Family. The man at the left sits in the back and wears eyeglasses, cap-style hat, white collared shirt, dark tie, and dress jacket with matching trousers. He sits at a wooden desk writing with a pen in his right hand and is looking toward the other man, in the foreground. The desk has a pull-out writing surface and several compartments in the back which are stuffed with papers and ledger books. On top of the desk are several objects including a scale and a cardboard box with "PHAKED [?]/ SOAP

Image of B1993.18.6 - Print, Photographic

B1993.18.6 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts an interior view at the Laconia Needle Company, probably at the third floor at 117 Union Ave. The room has dark narrow flooring and the walls are sheathed in narrow horizontal boards. The windows have narrow interior trim and dark spring shades. They may be 12/8. The ceiling is covered in belts, drive-shafts, and light fixtures. There are rows of profile milling machines on benches along either side of the room. These machines created the profile of the needle. There are at least 7 machines along each side of the room. Some appear to be in operation, as their gears are blurred from motion. Each machine has a small tinware pan benea

Image of B1993.18.6 - Print, Photographic

B1993.18.6 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts an interior view at the Laconia Needle Company, probably at the third floor at 117 Union Ave. The room has dark narrow flooring and the walls are sheathed in narrow horizontal boards. The windows have narrow interior trim and dark spring shades. They may be 12/8. The ceiling is covered in belts, drive-shafts, and light fixtures. There are rows of profile milling machines on benches along either side of the room. These machines created the profile of the needle. There are at least 7 machines along each side of the room. Some appear to be in operation, as their gears are blurred from motion. Each machine has a small tinware pan benea

Image of B1993.18.6 - Print, Photographic

B1993.18.6 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts an interior view at the Laconia Needle Company, probably at the third floor at 117 Union Ave. The room has dark narrow flooring and the walls are sheathed in narrow horizontal boards. The windows have narrow interior trim and dark spring shades. They may be 12/8. The ceiling is covered in belts, drive-shafts, and light fixtures. There are rows of profile milling machines on benches along either side of the room. These machines created the profile of the needle. There are at least 7 machines along each side of the room. Some appear to be in operation, as their gears are blurred from motion. Each machine has a small tinware pan benea

Image of B1993.3.1 - Print, Photographic

B1993.3.1 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts a middle aged man standing in a knitting room in a mill with his hands on his hips. He wears eyeglasses with thick dark frames, white collared button-down shirt with sleeves rolled up above elbows, dark trousers, and belt. He holds some white material in his left hand. The photograph is taken looking down the aisle between two rows of knitting machines, one along an outside wall lined with widows (as evidenced by natural light near the right side) and the second near the center of the room. There are two visible columns along the central axis of the space. The room has wooden floors and lightly colored walls and ceiling. The ceilng beams and

Image of B1993.75.3 - Print, Photographic

B1993.75.3 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph on green matboard with gold trim depicts the view looking southwest across the Winnipesaukee River toward the Busiel Mill. The main mill building of the John Busiel Mill complex is at center. It and the outbuildings are all reflected in the still waters of the Winnipesaukee up stream of the Avery Dam. The main John Busiel Mill building is built of brick perpendicularly to the river. It has four stories with attic and basement, gable roof, cupola/bell tower, east end chimney, fourth floor dormer windows and chimney stack on north side. The windows appear to be double hung with lightly painted trim and heavy granite lintels. There is a darkly colored s

Image of B1993.75.3 - Print, Photographic

B1993.75.3 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph on green matboard with gold trim depicts the view looking southwest across the Winnipesaukee River toward the Busiel Mill. The main mill building of the John Busiel Mill complex is at center. It and the outbuildings are all reflected in the still waters of the Winnipesaukee up stream of the Avery Dam. The main John Busiel Mill building is built of brick perpendicularly to the river. It has four stories with attic and basement, gable roof, cupola/bell tower, east end chimney, fourth floor dormer windows and chimney stack on north side. The windows appear to be double hung with lightly painted trim and heavy granite lintels. There is a darkly colored s

Image of B1995.19.2 - Print, Photographic

B1995.19.2 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts a large group of Belknap Mill staff at the 1948 employee Christmas party. They are seated on folding chairs and standing in rows inside a room with narrow board flooring, brick wall at right, wooden columns at left, and exposed beams at ceiling. There are pipes running perpendicularly to the beams and exposed knob and tube wiring with bare light bulbs at the center of the image. There is a scraggily Christmas tree at the right, with tinsel and glass ball decorations. The floor is littered with lint. There are14 people in the first row. Most are unidentified, except for Richard Morin (on right end) and _______ Cardinal (woman fourth from

Image of B1999.18.1 - Print, Photographic

B1999.18.1 - Print, Photographic

This black and white sepia toned photograph mounted on black cardboard depicts six men working, possibly in a sluiceway near Belknap or Busiel Mill complexes in Laconia, NH. The men stand in a deep pit with loose stone and rubble lining the floor.To the left, behind a large retaining wall, may be the edge of Mill Street. A large block and tackle pulley hangs from the iron bars above and connects to a large wooden bin filled with rocks and rubble below that the workmen are filling with debris from the pit. Straight ahead one can see an unidentified brick building, possibly a wheel room of some sort. This structure is constructed of brick with brick foundations. The lower part of the

Image of B1999.18.1 - Print, Photographic

B1999.18.1 - Print, Photographic

This black and white sepia toned photograph mounted on black cardboard depicts six men working, possibly in a sluiceway near Belknap or Busiel Mill complexes in Laconia, NH. The men stand in a deep pit with loose stone and rubble lining the floor.To the left, behind a large retaining wall, may be the edge of Mill Street. A large block and tackle pulley hangs from the iron bars above and connects to a large wooden bin filled with rocks and rubble below that the workmen are filling with debris from the pit. Straight ahead one can see an unidentified brick building, possibly a wheel room of some sort. This structure is constructed of brick with brick foundations. The lower part of the