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Image of L1990.0001.A.0005-1 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0001.A.0005-1 - Print, Photographic

This tan covered booklet is the Laconia Woman's Club Yearbook for the year 1932-1933. On the front is stamped "Laconia Woman's Club, Yearbook, Laconia, N.H., 1932-1933."The yearbook contains 28 pages which include : State Federation Officers Officers Directors Original Members Past Presidents N.H. Federation Honor Roll Committees Notices Collect Program N.H. State Federation Meetings Receipts Expendirures Active Members Associate Members Junior Members Complimentary Members Life Members Honorary Members Members Held in Loving Remembrance

Image of L1990.0002.A.0022 - Program

L1990.0002.A.0022 - Program

This is a one page program for the event held at the Folsom Opera House located on Main Street in Laconia on February 20, 1874. On the page is stated : "Programme of Entertainment at Folsom Hall, Friday Evening, Feb. 20, 1874. " It also lists the sections of the first part including introductory, music and tableaus. This is followed by a list of the "Scene for A Photograph" containing the sections and their cast members , including Miss Julia Tilton, Miss Julia Busiel, F.R. Gammon, Mrs. Weeks, Miss Gertie Swain, and Jack Horner. Then is the second part containing tableaus and a song by Miss E.W. Pitman. This is followed by "Farce" and its sections including tableaus and characters as well

Image of L1990.0009.E.0004 - Booklet

L1990.0009.E.0004 - Booklet

This is a bound booklet entitled " Lake Village and its Business Men", compliments of the Winnipiseogee Lake Cotton and Woolen Manufacturing Company of Lake Village, listing histories of leading businesses and business men of central New Hamphsire, by George F. Bacon, published in 1890. The booklet has an outer front and back cover. On the front cover is printed : "Lake Village and Its Leading Business Men. Compliments of Winnipeseogee Cotton and Woolen Man'f'g Co., Agent's Office, Lake Village, N.H." Also on the front cover is a photograph of a house built of stone and wood with a tower on the front. Printed below the picture is "Photo Eng Co., N.Y." On page 1 is printed : "Central

Image of L1990.0009.I.0006 - Program

L1990.0009.I.0006 - Program

This is a program for the observance of the St. Joseph Church Centennial in Laconia on December 12, 1971. The cover of the program is green and the interior pages are tan colored. On the front cover is a photograph of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. In the picture, Church Street is in the foreground with a sidewalk bordering it. In the center middleground is St. Joseph's Church with a walkway leading from the sidewalk up to the main entrance on the front. The main entrance has double doors and a large decorative window above it. The church has a large square tower on the left front side, decorated with crosses along the top. The church was built in the late 1920s of granite with limestone tr

Image of L1990.0009.J.0053 - Postcard

L1990.0009.J.0053 - Postcard

This color post card depicts the Sacred Heart Church, located on Union Avenue in Laconia, in the 1900s. In the foreground is a paved Union Avenue with a sidewalk bordering it. Beyond the sidewalk is a wall built of concrete blocks. On the far left is a set of steps with posts on the four corners and a metal railing. Beyond the steps is a concrete walkway leading up to the Sacred Heart Church. On the right in the middleground is a sign on the church grounds stating : "______". Beyond this is a spruce tree. There are additional spruce trees and other trees on the far left and into the far left beckground. In the center background is the Sacred Heart Church which has a main entrance on the ce

Image of L1990.0009.J.0063 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0009.J.0063 - Print, Photographic

This color photograph/postcard depicts Bank Square in Laconia. In the foreground is the Main Street intersection with a yellow crosswalk on it. In the middle of the intersection is F. W. Woolworth's Store with a sign stating such. In front of the store is a triangle with signs and grass in it. On the right is the the strip of stores, buildings along the right side of Main Street. There are cars parked along the side of the street as well as utility poles. In the forefront on the right is Laconia National Bank with a sign stating such on top of the building. Farther down the street is J.J. Newberry's Store with a sign stating such. In the far background is the steeple of the Old North Cong

Image of L1990.0009.J.0064 - Postcard

L1990.0009.J.0064 - Postcard

This color postcard depicts St. Joseph's Church located on Church Street in Laconia in the 1900s. In the foreground is Church Street which proceeds from the far left to the far right. There are parking meters along the street and an automobile parked on the far right. There is a paved sidewalk bordering Church Street. Beyond the sidewalk are bushes and a small tree on the far left. In the middleground is the yard of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. There is a large tree on the left on the grounds. In the center background is St. Joseph's Church. The church is constructed of granite with limestone trim. It was built in the late 1920s and dedicated on September 12, 1930 by Bishop George A. Guer

Image of L1990.0009.J.0072 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0009.J.0072 - Print, Photographic

This colored postcard depicts the Church Street Bridge, also known as the Long Bridge in Laconia, N.H. The bridge spans from left to right and has railings along both sides. There are utility poles on the right of the bridge as well as houses/ residences. On both ends of the bridge are stonewalls.The Winnipesaukee River runs under the bridge. There is a dirt road on the far right and a sidewalk/walking path bordered by a metal railing running along the riverbank. On the front is labeled "Laconia, N.H. Winnipesaukee River and Long Bridge".On the back is labeled "The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME, U.S.A. Made in Germany 7567" as well as "Place the Stamp Here One Cent for

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

Image of L1990.0009.N.0002 - Postcard

L1990.0009.N.0002 - Postcard

This colored postcard depicts Veteran's Square also known as Depot Square in Laconia in the early 1900s. In the foreground is a dirt covered Depot/Veteran's Square. Beacon Street proceeds from the foreground into the middleground where it intersects with Main Street which proceeds from left to right and Church Street which proceeds into the far background. In the middleground on the far left is a grass covered area of Veterans's Square with a monument on the far left with a metal fence surrounding it and on its right is a cannon and two triangular piles of cannon balls beside it. There is a man walking across the street in the center middleground . In the middleground on the far right is a

Image of L1990.0009.N.0117 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0009.N.0117 - Print, Photographic

This colored postcard depicts Main Street in Laconia, New Hampshire. The street leads from the foreground into the background. There are several automobiles parked along the side of the street as well as going down the street. The street is lined with buildings and storefronts, some with awnings. On the back is labeled "Place Stamp Here, Domestic One Cent, Foreign, Two Cents."

Image of L1990.0009.N.0137 - Postcard

L1990.0009.N.0137 - Postcard

This colored postcard depicts Veteran's Square also known as Depot Square in Laconia in the early - mid 1900s. In the foreground is Veteran's Square with Beacon Street on the right which intersects with Main Street which proceeds from left to right in the middleground and with Church Street in the center background. In the middleground on the far left is a grassy area of Veteran's Square with a monument/statue surrounded by a metal fence. To the right of the statue is a cannon and a triangular pile of cannon balls. In the middleground on the far right is the Laconia Tavern Hotel on the corner of Main Street and Church Street. The hotel has covered entrances on the side and front. In the ba

Image of L1990.0009.N.0139 - Postcard

L1990.0009.N.0139 - Postcard

This colored post card depicts the St. James Episcopal Church, located at 298 Pleasant Street in Laconia in the mid 1900s. In the foreground on the far left is a concrete walkway leading up to steps and the main entrance of the church. In the foreground on the right is a sign stating : " St. James Episcopal Church ___ Welcome. Rev. William Parker Neal, Rector, 298 Pleasant St. Tel. 43, 8:00 A.M. Holy Communion, 9:30 A.M. Church School, 11:00 A.M. Holy Communion, 1st 3rd Sundays 11:00 A.M. Morning Prayer, 2nd 4th Sundays, Thursday 9:30 A.M. Holy Communion, Church Open Daily". In the middleground are the grass covered church grounds. There is another walkway proceeding from the main walkway

Image of L1990.0009.N.0140 - Postcard

L1990.0009.N.0140 - Postcard

This colorized postcard of Sacred Heart Church and rectory on the corner of Union Avenue and Gilford Avenue. Printed on back: "Pub. by Hevey's Pharmacy, Laconia, NH". Back side of postcard is separated into writing and address sections.

Image of L1990.0116.R.0007 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0116.R.0007 - Print, Photographic

This colored postcard depicts the Church Street Bridge, also known as the Long Bridge in Laconia, N.H. The bridge spans from left to right and has railings along both sides. There are utility poles on the right of the bridge as well as houses/ residences. On both ends of the bridge are stonewalls.The Winnipesaukee River runs under the bridge. There is a dirt road on the far right and a sidewalk/walking path bordered by a metal railing running along the riverbank. In the foreground is a picket fence.On the front is labeled "Church St. Bridge, Winnipesaukee River".On the back is labeled "Published for G.A. Quimby, Laconia, N.H."

Image of L1990.0009.N.0141 - Postcard

L1990.0009.N.0141 - Postcard

This colored postcard depicts Veteran's Square also known as Depot Square in Laconia in the early 1900s. In the foreground is Veteran's Square with Beacon Street on the right which intersects with Main Street which proceeds from left to right in the middleground and with Church Street in the center background. In the middleground on the far left is a grassy area of Veteran's Square with a monument/statue surrounded by a metal fence. To the right of the statue is a cannon and a triangular pile of cannon balls. In the middleground on the far right is the Laconia Tavern Hotel on the corner of Main Street and Church Street. The hotel has covered entrances on the side and front. In the backgrou

Image of L1990.0009.N.0145 - Postcard

L1990.0009.N.0145 - Postcard

This color postcard depicts the Laconia Country Club located on Elm Street in Laconia in the mid to late 1900s. In the foreground is grass covered ground with part of a dirt driveway on the left side. There are several markers in the lawn in the center area. On the far right in the middleground is a large tree with two benches on its right and a woman and man on the left side of it. In the middleground beyond the tree on the right is a parking area with several automobiles parked in it. In the middleground on the far left are two additional trees. Beyond these trees is a dirt driveway with lights along it on the ground. In the center background is a building, part of the Laconia Country Cl

Image of L1990.0110.A.0012 - Postcard

L1990.0110.A.0012 - Postcard

This colored postcard depicts Veteran's Square also known as Depot Square in Laconia in the early to mid 1900s. In the foreground is a dirt covered Depot/Veteran's Square. Pleasant Street is in the foreground and proceeds across the picture from left to right. It intersects with Beacon Street in the middleground, which proceeds into the background. In the background Beacon Street intersects with Main Street which proceeds from left to right and Church Street which proceeds into the far background. In the foreground on the far right is a grassy area with plants and rocks. In the middleground on the far left is the Laconia Passenger Depot with its covered entrance/drive up area on the front

Image of L2010.0022.0006 - Booklet

L2010.0022.0006 - Booklet

Colored brochure for the U.S. Mail Boat, Uncle Sam on Lake Winnipesaukee. Features a timetable as well as a fold out map with marked points around lake.

Image of L1990.0110.F.0051 - Postcard

L1990.0110.F.0051 - Postcard

This is a black and white postcard depicting the old St. Joseph Church, located on the corner of Messer Street and Lyford Street in Laconia, in the early 1900s. In the foreground is a dirt covered Messer Street ,which proceeds across the image from the far left to the far right, with Lyford Street off the picture on the far left. There is a sidewalk bordering Messer Street. In the foreground on the far left is a bunch of bushes, plants and long grass as well as trees. In the center middleground is utility pole. There is another utility pole farther in the background on the far left. To the right is a dirt driveway. In the center background is the old St. Joseph's Church. The church has a w