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Name The Weirs
Number of Archive records 103.0
Number of Library records 0.0
Number of Object records 12.0
Number of Photo records 256.0

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Image of H1986.0044.G.0001 - Booklet

H1986.0044.G.0001 - Booklet

Item is a brochure for the Shangri-La resort motel in Laconia. It features green text and images on a white thin paper. On one side it reads, "Today Shangri-La" with an image of the contemporary resort. On the other side it reads, "Yesterday The WInnecoette" with an image of a resort reproduced from an old brochure.

Image of H2004.0005.0002 - Card, Greeting

H2004.0005.0002 - Card, Greeting

Item is a paper program for a "Banquet given to the City of Laconia and Invited Guests by J. A. Greene Hose Co. No. 1" at the Hotel Weirs, July 2, 1906." The front featurs a colorized image of a group of firefighters travelling down a road with their hose toward a buring building. The card is accented with raised gold accents in the image. Also in the image are ladder, axe, lamp, horn, and firehat sillhouettes. The image is bordered is a raised decorative border. A red tassle hangs from the folded side. Inside a dinner menu is printed as well as a list of the names of individuals involved in the J. A. Greene Hose Company. Card was made by Hawthorne Press, The Weirs, NH.

Image of H2007.0029.0003 - Scrapbook

H2007.0029.0003 - Scrapbook

Item is a scrapbook from the Laconia Police Department started in 1905 by H. K. W. Scott. The front features a color cartoon cut-out of a police officer and criminal pasted to the black cover. All pages are black. Inside cover reads, "H. K. W. Scott, May 1905." See container list for page-by-page details on any information relating to Laconia or the Laconia area.

Image of H2010.0159.0003 - Booklet

H2010.0159.0003 - Booklet

Item is a booklet with information on Laconia, for a tourist or traveller. It has 11 pages of written material.

Image of H2007.0098.0128 - Ad, Magazine

H2007.0098.0128 - Ad, Magazine

Document is a cut-out advertisement for the "Lakeside House" at The Weirs and includes an image of the house, its open months, and proprietor. It reads, "Lakeside House, Weirs' N.H. -Open from May1st to October 1st -Send for Circulars- Geo. W. Weeks, proprietor." House is a large building in two parts- one is a three-and-a-half story front section with a large covered porch and several dormers, and the second is a long two-and-a-half story section with many windows and many dormers. People stand on the porch and horses and carraiges stand in the dirt road in front of the house.

Image of H2010.0141.0001 - Card, Calling

H2010.0141.0001 - Card, Calling

Item is a business card for A. A. Lacroix, proprietor of Archie's Cottages at the Weirs. It is a white card with green writing.

Image of H2010.0145.0001 - Booklet

H2010.0145.0001 - Booklet

Item is a schedule and advertising booklet for the Mount Washington steamer. Its cover features a colored illustration of the steamer in the water, its back a black and white image and timetable. Inside one fold is a map of Lake Winnipesaukee and 45 points named. Inside another fold are small articles on points around the lake as well as five black and white photographs of different areas.

Image of H2010.0146.0001 - Booklet

H2010.0146.0001 - Booklet

Item is a booklet on the Lake Winnipesaukee area. It features dozens of pictures and lots of information on areas surrounding the lake. Booklet was issued by the Boston and Maine Railroad. Inside cover is writte, "Mrs. Swain, from Leonard."

Image of H2010.0158.0001 - Scrapbook

H2010.0158.0001 - Scrapbook

Item is a scrabook on, "Weirs Aviation History." It was compiled by Jane Rice in 2010 and contains photocopies of images (black and white, sepia, and color), and archives (newspaper clippings, magazine articles, etc.) as well as transcriptions from Jane Rice's collection (unless otherwise noted) and her original narrative. Contains a table of contents. The following are the subjects by which the scrapbook is organized: Harry N. Atwood Robert S. Fogg Belknap Aero Club Thomas E. P. Rice Registration Numbers of WASI Aircraft Notes of WASI Personnel Floyd Miller Jack Brown Andrew Cannon George Bisson Jack Parkhurst Gardner Mills Scrapbook contains over 350 pages.

Image of H2010.0204.0003 - Papers, Personal

H2010.0204.0003 - Papers, Personal

Item is a pamphlet entitled "The Haversack" printed in Ashland NH on September 28, 1883 featuring articles on various Civil War topics.

Image of H2010.0223.0001 - Booklet

H2010.0223.0001 - Booklet

Item is a booklet meant for mailing. Its cover features a "from" line as well as a three-line "to" space and a spot for a postage stamp. It reads, "Souvinir Letter, Lakeport NH," and "Walter D. Heath, Jewelry Store, 773 Union Avenue Lakeport NH." Inside are eight black and white images from around Lakeport and Laconia NH. See Search Terms for image subjets.

Image of L1990.0009.I.0005 - Menu

L1990.0009.I.0005 - Menu

This is a black and white menu from the Hotel Weirs, located on Lakeside Avenue in The Weirs for Friday, August 7, 1896. On the fornt is printed the menu for the Hotel Weirs for August 7, 1896. The Hotel Weirs was located on Lakeside Avenue in The Weirs. On the front of the menu is printed : "Hotel Weirs, The Weirs, N.H., Lake Winnipesaukee. Conducted by Weirs Hotel and Land Company, Under the direction of J.A. Greene, Management of H.H. Caldon. Friday, August 7, 1896. Dinner : Consomme, Julienne Fish Chowder Baked Bluefish, Tomato Sauce Ice Cucumbers Olives Sliced Tomatoes New England Boild Dinner Kentucky Mutton Cape

Image of H2011.0113.0005 - Postcard

H2011.0113.0005 - Postcard

Colorized postcard depicting "Steamer Governor Endicott, The Island Route of Lake WInnipesaukee." It features an image of a steamer boat on the water with several passengers. In the background are mountains. Card is addressed to Mr. Raymond Pettey of North Dartmouth Mass. It includes a postage stamp and postmark dated, "Jul 22 1913." Includes a note which reads, "It is excrutiatingly...here in the mountains. Great place for a wireless. Remember me to all the folks. From your pupil in Wireless Telegraphy," signed by "R. R. " Postcard was published by G. W. Morris, Portland, Maine.

Image of H2011.0158.0070 - Postcard

H2011.0158.0070 - Postcard

Item is a colored cardstock postcard featuring the Steamer Mount Washington leaving the Weirs dock. In view is the steamer heading toward the open lake, docks with people on them and two other small boats. Divided back includes handwritten note, address as well as a postage stamp and postmark.

Image of H2011.0158.0071 - Postcard

H2011.0158.0071 - Postcard

Item is a colored cardstock postcard featuring a steam boat heading toward a crowded dock. Undivided back is blank.

Image of H2011.0158.0072 - Postcard

H2011.0158.0072 - Postcard

Item is a colored cardstock postcard featuring a steam boat on the water, being watched by several people standing on a dock. The steamboat is the Mount Washington. In the distance are buildings and docks. Divided back is blank.

Image of H2011.0158.0073 - Postcard

H2011.0158.0073 - Postcard

Item is a colored cardstock postcard featuring the very crowded Mount Washington steamer stopped at a dock in the Weirs. There are several smaller boats in the water, one of which is the smaller steamer Governor Endicott. Next to the dock is a large building with a sign which reads, "Ice Cream Parlor." Divided back includes handwritten note, address as well as postage stamp and postmark.

Image of H2011.0158.0074 - Postcard

H2011.0158.0074 - Postcard

Item is a colored cardstock postcard featuring the very crowded Mount Washington steamer stopped at a dock in the Weirs. There are several people on the dock. Divided back includes handwritten note, address as well as postage stamp and postmark.

Image of H2011.0158.0075 - Postcard

H2011.0158.0075 - Postcard

Item is a colored cardstock postcard featuring a crowded dock of people looking towards the steamer Mount Washington as it approaches the dock. In view is a building with a sign which reads, "Ice Cream." Divided back includes handwritten note, address as well as postage stamp and postmark.

Image of H2011.0158.0076 - Postcard

H2011.0158.0076 - Postcard

Item is a colored cardstock postcard featuring the steamer Mount Washington with many passengers, by a dock in the Weirs. Divided back includes handwritten note, address as well as postage stamp and postmark.