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Name Court Street
Number of Archive records 12.0
Number of Library records 0.0
Number of Object records 2.0
Number of Photo records 88.0

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Image of H2007.0098.0127 - Print, Photographic

H2007.0098.0127 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a general store. It is two-and-a-half stories and had Greek Revival elements. Its gable end faces the street and has a covered porch. On the porch are store goods and benches. The building has two chimneys and clapboard siding. There are several signs in view and they read,"General Merchandise," and,"Old Corner Store," and,"John Parker Smith groceries, flour, grain, lime, cement, paints, hardware, crockery, seeds, farming tools & C."

Image of H2007.0098.0129 - Ad, Magazine

H2007.0098.0129 - Ad, Magazine

Document is a cut-out advertisement for the "City Hotel" on the corner of Court Street and Main Street in downtown Laconia. F.O. Wallace is listed as proprietor. "Three minutes walk from depot." The hotel is a three-story structure with mansard-style roof, double porches, gable windows along upper level, three chimneys, and barn at back. In the engraving, men and women stand outside.

Image of H2011.0087.0001 - Receipt

H2011.0087.0001 - Receipt

Item is a receipt from John Parker Smith, Groceries Flour and Grain Dealer. It features a handwritten list of items and prices. At the bottom it reads, "Paid," and is signed by John Parker Sewell. It is dated May 18, 1898 and made out for Mr. J. Z. Thompson.

Image of H2011.0088.0001 - Receipt

H2011.0088.0001 - Receipt

Item is a receipt from John Parker Smith, Groceries Flour and Grain Dealer. It features a handwritten list of dates, items, and prices. At the bottom it reads, "Recent," and is signed by John Parker Smith. It is dated November 11, 1896 and made out for Mr. J. Z. Thompson.

Image of H2012.0004.0016 - Program

H2012.0004.0016 - Program

Item is a programfor a Senior Levee for the Laconia High School Class of 1899. The event date was Thursday, December 30, 1898. The front cover features the event name, date and a small decoration. Inside features a program of events and music. The initials "F. G." are penciled in by the listing for the Alumni Promendade. The back cover features the names of the class officers as well as a handwritten note about Robert Foss: "RObert Foss '97 is employed at the News and Critic off ice and when going to work he finds a hill at the cornerof Court and Academy streets." There is are small white and yellow ribbons attached to a hole in the upper left, front, corner.

Image of L1990.0116.Q.0102 - Postcard

L1990.0116.Q.0102 - Postcard

This colored post card advertises the City Savings Bank, located on Main Street in Laconia, and a calendar, for the year 1965. On the front of the post card on top is a photograph of a model of the steamship, M.S. Mt. Washington. On the side of the model is lettering stating "Mt. Washington" .Below the picture of the model is printed : "Steamer Moiunt Washington- Built 1872 - Destroyed by fire 1939. Popular Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H. Steamship. Model built by K.E. Hinds, 1935" . Also printed on the front is "City Savings Bank, Laconia, New Hampshire, Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation." On the bottom front of the post card is a calendar for 1965. On the back of the post card is

Image of L1990.0116.R.0135 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0116.R.0135 - Print, Photographic

This colored postcard depicts Horse Shoe Bend on the lower end of Court Street in Laconia, N.H. In the foreground is a horse drawn buggy with a person inside. There are two trees on the right. There are railroad tracks leading from the left foreground, along the bay of Lake Winnisquam, into the right background. There are utility poles along the railroad tracks. In the far background is the city of Laconia, with the steeple of the South Baptist Church on the right, and the Moulton Opera House and Unitarian Church on the back left. The Laconia Car Shops are in the far left background. On the front is labeled "Horse Shoe Bend, Laconia, N.H."On the back is printed "S.871125. Published in Germ

Image of L1994.0009.J.0003 - Booklet

L1994.0009.J.0003 - Booklet

This is a booklet/Laconia & Lake Village Business Directory from the late 1800s. The cover is a pale orange color. Printed on the front cover is : "Dan P. Donovan (The S.B. Smith Store) Opposite P.O. , Laconia, N.H./Largest Stock/Lowest Prices A Pick Up You can pick up lots of bargains if you read Donovan's advertisement and visit his store... Dan P. Donovan. " Also printed on the bottom of the front cover is : " Lewis, Vaughan & Co., Printers" Inside on the back side of the front cover is printed : " Do You Know that the Most Reliable Place to Buy your clothing is at...Lougee's. The Leading s Just as Represented. The Leading Styles at Bed Rock Prices. All Goods Guaranteed

Image of L2012.0045.0001 - Postcard

L2012.0045.0001 - Postcard

This is a colored postcard depicting the South Baptist Church located on Court Street in Laconia in the early 1900s. In the foreground is a dirt Court Street which proceeds into the center background. Court Street intersects with Academy Street on the left in the middleground. On the far right is a sidewalk bordering Court Street. There is also a sidewalk along the opposite side of Court Street. There are utility poles and lines bordering both Court Street and Academy Street. In the middleground on the far right is the South Baptist Church. The church was established in 1838 by Reverend Nahum Brooks. The original church burned down in the1870s and was rebuilt as seen here in 1878. The chu

Image of L2012.0063.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0063.0001 - Booklet

This is a booklet which is a Buyers' Directory of Laconia and Belknap, Carroll, Grafton & Merrimack Counties, which was published in 1953. On the front , orange colored cover is printed : "Buyers' Directory of Laconia and Belknap, Carroll, Grafton & Merrimack Counties Presented as a Public Service by the Laconia Evening Citizen, Your Favorite Daily Newspaper Serving the Entire Lakes Region. Subscription Rates : By Carrier (Where Available) Delivery : 35 cents weekly. By Mail : $1.25 Monthly, One Year : $15.00. Advertsing Rates on Request Tel. Laconia 1040. This Directory has been prepared, and all information compiled for the Laconia Evening Citizen by Elizabeth Warren Enterprises, Ta

Image of L2012.0064.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0064.0001 - Booklet

This is a booklet which is a Buyers' Directory of Laconia and Belknap, Carroll, Grafton & Merrimack Counties, which was published in 1953. On the front , orange colored cover is printed : "Buyers' Directory of Laconia and Belknap, Carroll, Grafton & Merrimack Counties Presented as a Public Service by the Laconia Evening Citizen, Your Favorite Daily Newspaper Serving the Entire Lakes Region. Subscription Rates : By Carrier (Where Available) Delivery : 35 cents weekly. By Mail : $1.25 Monthly, One Year : $15.00. Advertsing Rates on Request Tel. Laconia 1040. This Directory has been prepared, and all information compiled for the Laconia Evening Citizen by Elizabeth Warren Enterprises, Ta

Image of H2010.0197.0001 - Key

H2010.0197.0001 - Key

Item is a set of keys with a red rubber keychain which reads, "Stafford Oil Company, 231 Court Street, Laconia, NH, 03246. 524-1480." Contains two small keys.

Image of H2011.0158.0011 - Vase

H2011.0158.0011 - Vase

Item is a white glazed porcelain souvenir vase with black and white image of the Court House in Laconia NH. A graduated green coloring covers most of the body.

Image of H1987.0014.GG.0024 - Print, Photographic

H1987.0014.GG.0024 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph with glossy finish depicts an aerial view of Laconia looking southwest, c.1960. Main Street runs vertically towards the center. The Boston & Maine Railroad tracks run along the bottom and right edge of the image. At left margin is Winnipesaukee River. Union Ave and Court Street run horizontally towards the top edge of the photo. Stamped on back "New Hampshire Air Photo, H.C. Ballard, RFD4 Laconia, NH." and stamped "Chamber of Commerce, Laconia, NH. The Lakes Region" City parking lot is installed on Beacon Street along the river at left. The Belkanp Mill and Busiel Mill are at the top of the street and the post office and Laconia Tavern Garage parkin

Image of H2007.0011.0210A - Print, Photographic

H2007.0011.0210A - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicting Main Street and Union Ave. View taken from Court Street. Earl's Diner and the Mobilgas Station are seen to the right. A market is seen at left. Cars line both sides of the street.

Image of H2007.0098.0082 - Print, Photographic

H2007.0098.0082 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicting a Cape-style house with center chimney, granite foundation, shed at back. Snow covers the ground. A Victorian-style house is at right margin with mansard roof. Labeled "Old Houses- South Court Street"

Image of H2007.0098.0083 - Print, Photographic

H2007.0098.0083 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicting a Cape-style house with center chimney, granite foundation, attached ell at back, attached barn at one side, porch along other side. Snow covers the ground. A Victorian-style house is at right margin with mansard roof. Labeled "Old Houses- South Court Street"

Image of H2007.0098.0095 - Print, Photographic

H2007.0098.0095 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicting the Winnepesaukee River and captioned "Across the river from Water Street", looking towards Orange Court. At left is the First Free Baptist Church. At center is the large Gove Mansion.

Image of H2007.0098.0100 - Print, Photographic

H2007.0098.0100 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicting the South Baptist Church in Laconia. A dirt road runs in front of the building. There appears to be an entrance to a graveyard to one side of the church. On the other side is a small house.

Image of H2008.0073.0002 - Print, Photographic

H2008.0073.0002 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph- aerial view of downtown Laconia in 1960s at the beginning of urban renewal, prior to the repositioning of Mill Street or Beacon Street and with many of the older buildings still intact. Mill street, Main Street, Court Street, Union Ave, Beacon Street, Water Street, and Pleasant Street are predominant. Stamped "Photo by Loran Percy , Professional Photographer, Lakeport, NH. Photo No. 2224" on back