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Name Knight and Huntress (Dry Goods)
Number of Archive records 22.0
Number of Library records 0.0
Number of Object records 1.0
Number of Photo records 28.0
Details Corner of Main and Mill Streets in Parker Block

Meredith Bridge days: store was conducted as a general store, handling dry goods, groceries, etc. by Mr. Rufus K. and Charles Parker

1864, June: William F. Knight, SR, entered as a clerk for Parker Bros.

1867: practically in control of the business

bought out the company with Mrs. Mary T. Hull under the name W.F. Knight & Co.

F1873: Mr. Knight member of firm Mansur & Knight in same block (Parker Block)

name became W.F. Knight & Tetreau 10 years later

name changed to Knight & Huntress

F1887: Furniture store changed name to Knight & Robinson

Associated Records

Image of H2010.0281.0006 - Handbill

H2010.0281.0006 - Handbill

Handbill, black printing. "At Folsom Hall Laconia Friday Eve., Jan. 12, 1877 The Laconia Dramatic Club! will present the great sensation Under the Gaslight!" Cast included Dennis O'Shea H. Frank Moulton George R. Somes Henry Story Clarence Eastman George B. Lane M. M. Robinson Frank H. Champlin TOmmy O'shea Frank W. Story John A. Mitchell W.C. Sherman J. W. Pitman Eddie Somes George R. Leavitt Abbie S. Ranlet Mrs. Clarence Champlin Mrs. F.R. Gammom Idella Bean Jessie Cook Music by Hunkins and Son's Orchestra For sale at WF Knight and Co. FO Hunt & Co Printers, 97 Main Street.

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 H2011.0018.0009 - Scorecard

H2011.0018.0009 - Scorecard

Item isbaseball scorecard with many advertisements on it.

Image of L1900.0002.A.0017(2) - Program

L1900.0002.A.0017(2) - Program

Item is a program for a production of "The Glorious Girl," presented by "Frank W. Wilkins Post, No. 1 American Legion," at the, "Colonial Theatre," from "Nov. 3-4." The cover is deep red with black writing and a black image of a woman in an even ing dress with a large cloak and fan. Features lists of performers' names as well as dozens of advertisements from local businesses and business people.

Image of L1990.0001.B.0001 - Booklet

L1990.0001.B.0001 - Booklet

Item is a program for the "Third Annual Elks' Show" at the Colonial Theater to take place Febryary 23-25, 1922. The cover art features a Asian woman dressed in a kimono holding a fan and "The Geisha," written in Asian-style lettering. The pages inside feature local businesses who supported the show as well as lists of performers and other contributors to the show.

L1990.0009.N.0001 - Postcard

This colored postcard depicts the Masonic Temple Building located on Main Street in Laconia around 1900. In the foreground is Main Street with a sidewalk bordering it. There is an automobile parked along the street on the right. There are people on the sidewalk. On the far left is the Laconia Tavern Building. In the center is the Masonic Temple Building which housed the Laconia Hardware Company on the far left and the Knight & Huntress Dry Goods Store in the center. The building also housed the post office and some city offices at one time. On the far right is the D.K. Marsh Livery Stable Building and trees. Printed on the front of the postcard is " Masonic Temple, Laconia, N.H.". Printed

L1990.0113.A.0004 - Handbill

This is a program for the production of "Fi -Fi of the Toy Shop" at the Moulton Opera House in Laconia on April 5th and 6th in 1918. On the cover is printed "Moulton Opera House, Laconia, Friday & Saturday Evenings, April 5th & 6th, 1918, Matinee Saturday Afternoon" as well as "Fi-Fi of the Toy Shop" and "Produced under Auspices of Laconia High School", "A Musical Extravaganza in 3 Acts, Cast of 200". The program consists of a back and front cover and 13 pages. The inside pages include advertisemnets for Oscar A. Lougee, A.C.S. Randlett, Story Drugs, R.A. Cross Jewelers, Miss D.M. Hilton Millinary, Chase's Shoe Store, C.E. Pinkham Company Grocers, Arlington Cafe, John Morrissey Plumbing an

L1990.0116.Q.0068 - Postcard

This colored postcard depicts the Masonic Temple Building located on Main Street in Laconia around 1900. In the foreground is Main Street with a sidewalk and utility poles and lines bordering it. There are people on the sidewalk on the right. In the center middleground sits the Masonic Temple Building which housed on the far left the Laconia Hardware Company and in the center, the Knight & Huntress Dry Goods Store. The building also housed the post office and city offices at one time. There are displays of merchandise in the storefront windows. On the far right is the D.K. Marsh Livery Stable building with a sign out front stating "D.K. Marsh & Co. Livery Stable". In the background on the

Image of L1990.0116.M.0030 - Booklet

L1990.0116.M.0030 - Booklet

This is a black and white informational and advertising booklet about the Knight and Huntress Store located in Laconia, as well as other well known locations and businesses in Laconia in the 1800s. On the front cover is a black and white photograph of the Knight & Huntress Business. In the photograph in the foreground is Main Street with an automobile parked on the right. There is a sidewalk running parallel to the street. Main Street intersects another street on the far left. The Knight & Huntress Building/Store is in the center middleground. The store has large arched display windows along the front as well as the main entrance. There is a long stretch of awnings above the windows. There

L1990.0116.Q.0088 - Postcard

This colored postcard depicts the Masonic Temple Building located on Main Street in Laconia around 1900. In the foreground is Main Street with a sidewalk and utility poles and lines bordering it. There are people on the sidewalk on the right. In the center middleground sits the Masonic Temple Building which housed on the far left the Laconia Hardware Company and in the center, the Knight & Huntress Dry Goods Store. The building also housed the post office and city offices at one time. There are displays of merchandise in the storefront windows. On the far right is the D.K. Marsh Livery Stable building with a sign out front stating "D.K. Marsh & Co. Livery Stable". In the background on the

Image of L1990.0116.Q.0162(1) - Booklet

L1990.0116.Q.0162(1) - Booklet

This is a black and white informational and advertising booklet about the Knight and Huntress Store located in Laconia, as well as other well known locations and businesses in Laconia in the 1800s. On the front cover is a black and white photograph of the Knight & Huntress Business. In the photograph in the foreground is Main Street with an automobile parked on the right. There is a sidewalk running parallel to the street. Main Street intersects another street on the far left. The Knight & Huntress Building/Store is in the center middleground. The store has large arched display windows along the front as well as the main entrance. There is a long stretch of awnings above the windows. There

Image of L1990.0116.Q.0162(2) - Booklet

L1990.0116.Q.0162(2) - Booklet

This is a black and white informational and advertising booklet about the Knight and Huntress Store located in Laconia, as well as other well known locations and businesses in Laconia in the 1800s. On the front cover is a black and white photograph of the Knight & Huntress Business. In the photograph in the foreground is Main Street with an automobile parked on the right. There is a sidewalk running parallel to the street. Main Street intersects another street on the far left. The Knight & Huntress Building/Store is in the center middleground. The store has large arched display windows along the front as well as the main entrance. There is a long stretch of awnings above the windows. There

L1990.0116.S.0029 - Newspaper

This is a black and beige newspaper advertising the fashion patterns available at the Knight & Huntress Store located on Main Street in Laconia in May of 1896. On the front cover is printed at the top: "Metropolitan Fashions Published By The Butterick Publishing Co. Limited. London and New York. Vol. XXXVIII- No. 5, May, 1896, Price One Cent." Also printed on the upper left side and continued on the upper right side of the front cover is a section entitled "To Take Measures for Patterns". In the middle section is printed "Subscriptions taken for THE DELINEATOR and other Publications of The Butterick Publishing Co. (Limited), and Single Copies for Sale, at this Agency. Any sizes of the

L1990.0116.S.0030 - Newspaper

This is a black and beige newspaper advertising the fashion patterns available at the Knight & Huntress Store located on Main Street in Laconia in April of 1896. On the front cover is printed at the top: "Metropolitan Fashions Published By The Butterick Publishing Co. Limited. London and New York. Vol. XXXVIII- No. 4, April, 1896, Price One Cent." Also printed on the upper left side and continued on the upper right side of the front cover is a section entitled "To Take Measures for Patterns". In the middle section is printed "Subscriptions taken for THE DELINEATOR and other Publications of The Butterick Publishing Co. (Limited), and Single Copies for Sale, at this Agency. Any sizes of

Image of L1994.0001.0051 - Program

L1994.0001.0051 - Program

Item is a program for a production of "The Glorious Girl," presented by "Frank W. Wilkins Post, No. 1 American Legion," at the, "Colonial Theatre," from "Nov. 3-4." The cover is deep red with black writing and a black image of a woman in an even ing dress with a large cloak and fan. Features lists of performers' names as well as dozens of advertisements from local businesses and business people.

Image of L1994.0001.A.0006 - Program

L1994.0001.A.0006 - Program

This is a program for the Third Annual Minstrel Show at the Moulton Opera House in Laconia on Thursday, March 17, 1904. On the cover is printed "Third Annual Minstrel Show, Under the Auspices of the Young People of St. Joseph's Church at Moulton Opera House, Laconia, N.H., Thursday Eve. , March 17, '04, Music, St. Clair Orchestra". Also printed on the front is " Attend Terhune's Practical Business College, 3rd Floor, Moulton Opera House Building". Inside are 18 pages of supporting advertisers including: "O'Shea Furniture Company, H.D. Cilley (Carbonator), G.H.Mitchell Hardware, Joseph LaPointe (Shoe Dealer), T.A. Gilman (Refracting Optician), John J. Healey Insurance, E.C. Gross Wine & Li

L1994.0001.A.0007 - Program

This is a program for the presentation of " Captain Jack" at the Moulton Opera House in Laconia on March 18, 1901. On the cover is printed "Programme of the Thrilling Three-Act Irish Drama, Captain Jack or The Irish Outlaw at Moulton Opera House, Monday Evening, March 18, 1901 for the Benefit of St. Joseph's Church, Laconia, N.H." Also printed on the front is : " Truland Bros., (Printers), 10 Davis Place, Laconia, N.H." The program has 14 inner pages containing advertisements for :"Mrs. R.E. Bernier (Groceries), Chas. F. Locke (Groceries and Hardware), Fred A. Young Insurance, John B. Moore Bicycles/Sewing Machines and Wallpaper, A.J. LaFrance M.D., Smith & Mongeon (Barbers), O'Shea Furnit

Image of L1994.0001.C.0001 - Postcard

L1994.0001.C.0001 - Postcard

This is a souvenir program of "Valley Farm" which took place at the Weirs Music Hall, located in The Weirs, on July 27, 1905. The program has 20 pages . On the cover is printed : " Souvenir Program of Valley Farm, Music Hall, The Weirs, N.H., July 27, 1905". Inside on the pages are advertisements from businesses supporting the event. They include: Lougee's Dry Goods Store Charles Locke Choice Groceries Trainor's Dry Good Store Lakeport Domestic Bakery Parsons' Photo Studio The National Bank of Lakeport O'Shea Furniture Company The Weirs Candy Kitchen New Hotel Weirs C.W. Plummer (Apothecary) The Citizens Telephone Company G.W. Tarlson Groceries E.D. Ward (Picture Frames, Gla

Image of L1994.0001.J.0001 - Booklet

L1994.0001.J.0001 - Booklet

This is a black and white informational and advertising booklet about the Knight and Huntress Store located in Laconia, as well as other well known locations and businesses in Laconia in the 1800s. On the front cover is a black and white photograph of the Knight & Huntress Business. In the photograph in the foreground is Main Street with an automobile parked on the right. There is a sidewalk running parallel to the street. Main Street intersects another street on the far left. The Knight & Huntress Building/Store is in the center middleground. The store has large arched display windows along the front as well as the main entrance. There is a long stretch of awnings above the windows. There

Image of L1994.0001.J.0001(2) - Booklet

L1994.0001.J.0001(2) - Booklet

This is a black and white informational and advertising booklet about the Knight and Huntress Store located in Laconia, as well as other well known locations and businesses in Laconia in the 1800s. On the front cover is a black and white photograph of the Knight & Huntress Business. In the photograph in the foreground is Main Street with an automobile parked on the right. There is a sidewalk running parallel to the street. Main Street intersects another street on the far left. The Knight & Huntress Building/Store is in the center middleground. The store has large arched display windows along the front as well as the main entrance. There is a long stretch of awnings above the windows. There