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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.

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

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

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 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.0005. - Program

L1994.0001.A.0005. - Program

This is a program for the First Annual Elks' Minstrel Show at the Moulton Opera House in Laconia on Thursday, March 2, 1905. On the cover is printed "First Annual Elks' Minstrel, Benefit Laconia Lodge, No. 876, B.P.O.E., Moulton Opera House, Thursday Evening, March 2, 1905." On the inside are 38 pages with advertisements from the following: "Drs. A.W. & C.S. Abbott, Dr. Maurice G. Wiley, Dr. Letourneau, G.M. Aldrich (Barber), The National Bank of Lakeport, C.E. Rowe( D.D.S.), Frank Peaslee's Tobacco Shop, George E. Sanborn (Boot Dealer), Chase's Shoe Store, W.M. Rickert (Undertaker), Winnipesaukee Gas & Electric Company, Clarence W. Plummer (Apothecary), H.H. Wood & Company ( Wool Hosiery

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 L1994.0009.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 L2010.0022.0005 - Booklet

L2010.0022.0005 - Booklet

Black and white guide on recreation in New Hampshire. In its fold is a map of the state. Also includes a form to cut off and send to a recreation expert on planning vacations.

Image of L2012.0059.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0059.0001 - 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 a blank page covering its outer front and back. Inside 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

Image of L2012.0062.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0062.0001 - Booklet

This is a booklet/Laconia Business Directory from 1872 published by Leavitt, Chase & Melcher Publishers. The front and back covers are orange colored. On the front cover is printed : "Laconia Business Directory, 1872. Leavitt, Chase & Melcher, Publishers." Written on the upper left side of the front cover is : " W.N. Chase" On page 1 is printed : "Laconia Business Directory, 1872, Leavitt, Chase & Melcher, Publishers." Also inside is a small piece of paper with typewritten : "Given by William N. Chase". Page 2 is blank. On page 3 is printed : "Banks : -Laconia Savings Bank - A.G. Folsom, President, W. L. Melcher, Treasurer, F.D. Cook, Clerk" -Belknap Savings Bank,