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Name Maher Bookstore
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Image of H1985.0013.H.0024 - Postcard

H1985.0013.H.0024 - Postcard

Item is a colorized postcard featuring Main Street, looking south. Front caption reads, "So. Main St. Laconia, N.H." Back caption reads, "Pub. by Maher's Book Store Laconia NH." Image features a view looking up a dirt street with trolley tracks. The street is lined with buildings. On the right side of the street is a brick building (home of Lougee Bros. Dry Goods and later Orman T. Lougee Clothier) and other smaller, wooden 2.5 story building (home of Sanborn's Grocery and later Laflamme's Bakery). On the east side of Main Street is a wooden building with a striped awning, Avery Block. Several carriages are parked on the street. A utility pole is in view. One automobile is

Image of H2010.0218.0009 - Newspaper

H2010.0218.0009 - Newspaper

Newspaper - Laconia Evening Citizen- Thursday, August 27, 1936. Down Memory Lane Edition to celebrate the Acquedoctan. Illustrations related to first mills, Boston & Maine Railroad, main Street, incorporation of town, incorporation of city, first block house etc.... Pages 18-19 have Acquedoctan parade photos, Articles about: summer visitors, festival at Opechee Park, Governor Styles Bridges coming to Weirs, Mrs. Lyman Marshall's garden, collecting Indian relics by Abraham L. Drake, Farrar Tavern in 1860, Laying of cornerstone at Masonic Temple in 1903, Works Progress Administration, history of Water company, history of churches, history of Belknap Mills, history of Main Street, Hist

Image of H2012.0038.0011 - Booklet

H2012.0038.0011 - Booklet

Item is a booklet on the Sled Dog race in Laconia NH in February of 1956. The cover features a black and white image of a dog's head. It reads, "Laconia NH World and New England 100 Mile Sled Dog Champsionships, February 18-18-19, 1956; Belknap County Sportsmen's Association; Program 25c." Inside the race officials and committees and members are listed. See People file for names. Also inside are several black and white images of past races and prizes as well as information on the race and prizes. There is also the list of contestants and a grid for entering start and finish times. Contributors are listed and "Mushers' Queen Candidates" are listed with images. The booklet concludes

Image of H2011.0159.0001 - Ruler

H2011.0159.0001 - Ruler

Item is a wooden ruler with stamped lettering and numbering. It is 12" long and reads, "Maher's Book Store 641 Main St. Laconia NH, Office and School Supplies, Stationary, Blank Books, Typewriters, Sale and Rental. On the reverse side it reads, "Get a Remington Portable Typewriter."