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Name Lyford Street
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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

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 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 L2012.0042.0001 - Paper

L2012.0042.0001 - Paper

This paper depicts a black and white picture of the old St. Joseph's Church, which was located on the corner of Messer Street and Lyford Street in Laconia, in the early 1900s. The picture depicts the old St. Joseph's Church. In the foreground is Messer Street. There are utility poles on the left in the middleground and background. There is a driveway to the right of the utility poles. In the center middleground is St. Joseph's Church which has a steeple on the right front side facing Messer Street. There is a smaller tower on the left front side. There are decorative windows along the front and sides of the church. There are two entrances on the front of the church with steps leading up to

Image of L2012.0044.0001 - Postcard

L2012.0044.0001 - Postcard

This is a colored 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 Messer Street ,which proceeds across the image from the far left to the far right, with Lyford Street intersecting it on the far left. In the center foreground is a fire hydrant and to the right is a granite post. There is a sidewalk bordering Messer Street and Lyford Street. In the center foreground is the old St. Joseph's Church. The church has a walkway leading up to the two sets of steps which lead to the two entrances on the front, facing Messer Street. There is a metal railing along the walkway. The church has a

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 L1990.0009.G.0098 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0009.G.0098 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the old St. Joseph's Catholic Church located on the corner of Messer Street and Lyford Street, in Laconia around 1894. In the foreground is a dirt Messer Street off the picture. There is a decorative wooden fence in the foreground proceeding across from the far left to the far right. Lyford Street is off the picture on the far left. In the center middleground is the old St. Joseph's Church. The church has a steeple on the front facing Messer Street. There are also two entrances on the front with steps leading up to them. There is a walkway leading up to the steps. There is part of a stonewall near the walkway along the left side near the corner of th

L1990.0009.N.0077 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts houses and a rack of clothes drying on Lyford Street in Laconia on November 2, 1953. In the foreground are bushes. In the foreground on the far left is the edge of a house. There is the edge of something else in the foreground on the far right as well, but unclear what it is (?). In the center middlegground is large rack of clothes drying. In back of the rack is a wooden swingset on the lawn in back of the house on Lyford Street. In back of the swingset is a bicycle and a child standing on something to raise him up. There is another house in the background on the right, with a dormer on the second story. There are trees in the background as well. On

Image of L1990.0009.N.0079 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0009.N.0079 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts houses along Lyford Street in Laconia in winter of 1955. In the foreground are large snowbanks bordering the sidewalk along Lyford Street which proceeds from the far right foreground into the left background. There is a utility pole in the foreground on the far right with a sign (stop ?) attached to it and others along the same side of the street proceeding into the background along Lyford Street. Also on the utility pole is a street sign designating that Pitman Court intersects Lyford Street and goes to the left and Belknap Street which proceeds into the right. In the middleground on the far left is a metal railing along steps leading up to a house

L1990.0009.N.0080 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts houses along Lyford Street in Laconia in the 1950s. In the foreground is a tall grass and bush covered field with a utility pole and lines crossing through it from left to right. There is an apple tree in the center middleground. In the middleground on the far right is a two story house with an attached and enclosed porch on the back. There is a clothesline strung in front of the house. There is a also a one story shed in front of the house. To the left is another house with two stories On the left is another two story house with an attached ell on the back and small shed in front of it. There is another house visible through the trees on the far le

Image of L1990.0110.0012(56) - Print, Photographic

L1990.0110.0012(56) - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the old St. Joseph's Catholic Church located on the corner of Messer Street and Lyford Street, in Laconia around 1900. In the foreground is a dirt Messer Street which proceeds from the far left foreground to the far right middleground. There is a sidewalk bordering Messer Street. Lyford Street is off the picture on the far left. On the far left middleground are bushes, plants, trees and long grass. In the center middleground is a utility pole. To the right of the utility pole is a dirt driveway which proceeds into the far left background. In the center background is the old St. Joseph's Church. The church has a steeple on the front facing Messer Stre

L1990.0121.A.0087 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts houses on Lyford Street where it intersects with Pitman Court and Belknap Street, in Laconia in October of 1954. In the foreground is Lyford Street. There is a utility pole on the far left as well as a sidewalk. There are street signs on the pole indicating that Pitman Court leads off to the left and Belknap Street leads off to the right, intersecting with Lyford Street which proceeds from the right foreground into the left middleground. There is a streetlight on the utility pole. There is a sidewalk bordering Lyford Street on the opposite side as well.In the middleground on the right is a two story house with an enclosed and screened in entrance

Image of L1990.0121.A.0117 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0121.A.0117 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts houses along Lyford Street in Laconia in the winter of 1955. In the foreground is a snow covered open area with trees and bushes beyond it in the center middleground. On the far left in the middleground is Lyford Street which proceeds into the right background. Along the street on the far left are three houses. In the background on the right is another house with a dormer on the back. There are utility poles and lines along Lyford Street. There is snow on the ground and houses indicating it is winter. On the back is written "Lyford St. area" and " Feby 18' 55".

L1990.0121.A.0120 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the railroard tracks with railroad cars on them at the intersection of Lyford Street and Messer Street in Laconia in February of 1955. In the foreground is snow covered ground with trees on the far right and far left. There are railroad tracks in the middleground proceeding from left to right, with several railroad cars on them. There is a utility pole near the tracks on the right. In the center background are houses and trees. On the back is written "Lyford Street", and "Railroad near Messer" as well as " Feby ___8 '55". Stamped on teh back is "281"

Image of L1992.0001.0119 - Print, Photographic

L1992.0001.0119 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the old St. Joseph's Catholic Church located on the corner of Messer Street and Lyford Street, in Laconia around 1899. In the foreground is a dirt Messer Street off the picture. Lyford Street is off the picture on the far left. In the foreground are trees and utility poles. In the foreground on the far left is a building/house and additional trees. There is another utility pole near the building. In the center middleground is the old St. Joseph's Church. The church has a steeple on the front facing Messer Street. There are also two entrances on the front with steps leading up to them. There is a walkway leading up to the steps. There is part of a sto

Image of L2007.0031.0001.0029-A - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0001.0029-A - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts a detailed sketch of the Town of Laconia in 1882. The sketch has Pleasant Street in the foreground on the left leading over to the right middleground. Oak Street starts on the far left and leads into the background. Main Street leads from the far left middleground across to the right middleground. Off of Main Street is Church Street in the middleground leading to the background. In the right foreground is New Salem Street with Water Street in the far right foreground. The Winnipesaukee River is depicted on the far right as well. In the background on the right is Spring Street, Lake Street, Jewett Street, Oak Place, High Street and Avery Street. Seve

Image of L2007.0031.0001.0026-A - Print, Photographic

L2007.0031.0001.0026-A - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts an architect's drawing of the new St. Joseph's Church and proposed rectory on the corner of Lyford Street and Messer Street in 1877. In the foreground is the intersection of Messer Street and Lyford Street. There is a horse drawn carriage with a man and a woman sitting in it as well as a man on horseback in the intersection. Standing in the street is a man and a boy. There are two women in long dresses walking down the sidewalk near the church.On the far left is a grassy area. In the middleground on the far left is a large building with a tower on the right side. There is a metal fence and a small brick wall along the edge of the church grounds in t

L2007.0031.0001.0069-C - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph depicts the corner of Lyford Street and Messer Street in Laconia in 1947. In the foreground is the intersection of Lyford Street and Messer Street. There is a sidewalk bordering the street in the middleground. There are several large trees and utility poles and lines along the street as well. In the middleground beyond the street is a tall-grass covered field with bushes and trees in it. In the background are several houses and barns. Written below the picture in the album is " Same corner. October 1947." Written above the picture in the album is " The St. Joseph's Church corner and how it changed in 57 years. Church stood from 1877 to 1934."

Image of L2007.0031.0002.0004-A - Album, Photograph

L2007.0031.0002.0004-A - Album, Photograph

This black and white photograph depicts a detailed sketch of the Town of Laconia in 1883. The sketch has Pleasant Street in the foreground on the left leading over to the right middleground. Oak Street starts on the far left and leads into the background. Main Street leads from the far left middleground across to the right middleground. Off of Main Street is Church Street in the middleground leading to the background. In the right foreground is New Salem Street with Water Street in the far right foreground. The Winnipesaukee River is depicted on the far right as well. In the background on the right is Spring Street, Lake Street, Jewett Street, Oak Place, High Street and Avery Street. Seve