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Name Weirs Channel
Number of Archive records 20
Number of Photo records 40

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Image of H2011.0010.0003 - Postcard

H2011.0010.0003 - Postcard

Black and white glossy postcard. "The Weirs". Depicts the Endicott Rock monument with walking bridge. Two girls stand at the monument and Captain Jack statue looks out from on top. An excursion boat approaches the Weirs Channel. No dividing line at back. No publisher info.

Image of H2011.0010.0011 - Postcard

H2011.0010.0011 - Postcard

Color postcard of Endicott Rock monument at sunset. Captain Jack's silhouette is seen. Irwin's Garden is at back left. Printed on back: "Endicott Rock Monument, Weirs Beach, NH" with history of the rock. Photograph by Carleton Allen. Published by Forward's Color Productions, Manchester, Vermont. Koppel Color Cards, Hawthorne, NJ

Image of H2011.0010.0012 - Postcard

H2011.0010.0012 - Postcard

Color postcard depicting Weirs Beach. People are picnicing and swimming. Irwin Gardens is in the back. Back caption: "The Weirs Beach, New Hampshire on Lake Winnipesaukee." "The Weirs gets its name from the fish traps called 'weirs', which the Algonquin Indians used to set in the lake. All summer long, the local Chamber of Commerce puts on water ski shows, motor boat races and fireworks, at this $100,000 beach." "Lusterchrome. Reg. US Pat. Off. Made only by Tichnor Bros, Inc., Boston 15, Mass."

Image of H2011.0010.0014 - Postcard

H2011.0010.0014 - Postcard

Color postcard depicting Weirs Beach. People are sun bathing and picnicing. Irwin Gardens is in the back. The Mount Washington steamer is docked at Weirs Landing. Along the beach is a small changing room. Back caption: "Bathing Beach and M-V Mt. Washington at the dock, Lake Winnipesaukee, Weirs Beach, New Hampshire" "Lusterchrome. Reg. US Pat. Off. Made only by Tichnor Bros, Inc., Boston 15, Mass."

Image of H2011.0010.0017 - Postcard

H2011.0010.0017 - Postcard

Color postcard depicting Weirs Beach. People are sun bathing and swimming. A life guard is on duty. Back caption: "The Weirs Beach and Endicott Rock, Lake Winipesaukee, NH." "The Weirs gets its name from the fish traps called 'weirs', which the Algonquin Indians used to set in the lake. All summer long, the local Chamber of Commerce puts on water ski shows, motor boat races and fireworks, at this $100,000 beach." "Lusterchrome. Reg. US Pat. Off. Made only by Tichnor Bros, Inc., Boston 15, Mass."

Image of H2011.0010.0018 - Postcard

H2011.0010.0018 - Postcard

Color postcard depicting Weirs Beach. People are sun bathing and swimming. A life guard is on duty. In the foreground is a baby crib. Back caption: " Weirs Beach NH on Lake Winnipesaukee obviously provides unusual, fine features for the recreation of the whole family" "Lusterchrome. Reg. US Pat. Off. Made only by Tichnor Bros, Inc., Boston 15, Mass."

Image of H2011.0113.0001 - Postcard

H2011.0113.0001 - Postcard

Colorized postcard depicting "Sunset on Lake Winnipesaukee NH." The view is of Endicott Rock and the Captain Jack statue by Weirs Beach. Also in view is a steamer ship in the water. In the distance are mountains. The back was never written on. Postcard was published by Atkinson News Company, Tilton NH.

Image of L1990.0009.G.0070 - Postcard

L1990.0009.G.0070 - Postcard

This colored post card depicts Endicott Rock and The Weirs Channel in The Weirs in the early 1900s. In the foreground is Lake Winnipesaukee which leads back to the Weirs Channel in the middleground. There is a tall marker in the water in the middleground on the left. On the right in the middleground is Endicott Rock with its small stone building surrounding it. On top of the building is the Indian stature "Captain Jack". There is a ramp leading out to the building and monument. There is a railing along the ramp and surrounding the building. In the background on the far right is a grassy area along the riverbank and trees. There is additional grassy land and trees on the far left. In the ce

Image of L1990.0110.B.0014 - Postcard

L1990.0110.B.0014 - Postcard

This black and white post card depicts the Weirs Bridge located in The Weirs in the early to mid 1900s. In the foreground is the Weirs Channel which proceeds into the middleground and out into Lake Winnipesaukee in the background. In the foreground on the far right are two pieces of lumber and a grassy area with a large tree in the middleground. There is concrete edging along the side of the channel. In the middleground in front of the bridge, near the tree, is a small dock with a small boat turned upside down on it. To its right is a light fixture pole. In the middleground on the far left are rocks and bushes. In the middleground is the Weirs Bridge which is built of stone, has an arch o

Image of L1990.0110.B.0015 - Postcard

L1990.0110.B.0015 - Postcard

This black and white post card depicts the Weirs Bridge located in The Weirs in the early to mid 1900s. In the foreground is the Weirs Channel with a grassy area on the far right with trees and bushes. The channel leads into the center background. On the channel on the left in the middleground is a boat/steamer, the Uncle Sam, with lettering on the back stating "Uncle Sam". The boat has flags on both ends and people sitting on the top. The boat was built in 1906 for Mr. Seabury of Long Island, New York and was 65 feet long, had a 14 foot beam and drew 7 feet of water. The steamer was capable of carrying 100 passengers. In 1945 it was converted from the traditional steam to the new diesel

Image of L1990.0110.B.0016 - Postcard

L1990.0110.B.0016 - Postcard

This black and white post card depicts the Weirs Bridge located in The Weirs in the early to mid 1900s. In the foreground is a grassy area with the Weirs Channel beyond it. The channel proceeds from the far left to the far right. On the far right is the Weirs Bridge which is built of stone, has light fixtures along it and has an arched section over the channel. The bridge was dedicated in 1933. In the middleground on the on the opposite side of the channel are trees, rocks, bushes and a bank leading up to the bridge. There are utility lines, utility poles, in the background as well as additional trees. On the back is printed "Post Card" and "Defender, Defender".

Image of L1990.0116.I.0014 - Postcard

L1990.0116.I.0014 - Postcard

This colored post card depicts the Weirs Channel and Weirs Bridge in The Weirs in the early to mid 1900s. In the foreground is a dirt road, which is now Endicott Street, and proceeds from the far right foreground into the left of center background. There is another dirt road which intersects it on the left and proceeds off to the left in a split. In the foreground and middleground on the far right is a grassy area with a dirt walkway through it. In the center middleground is a utility pole, next to the start of the walkway. Beyond it is a railing running parallel to the street up to the Weirs Bridge which is located on the left in the background. The bridge is constructed of metal. There

Image of L1990.0116.I.0015 - Postcard

L1990.0116.I.0015 - Postcard

This colored post card depicts Endicott Rock and The Weirs Channel in The Weirs in the early 1900s. In the foreground is the Weirs Channel which proceeds into the background. On the far right in the middleground are land and trees with a canoe pulled up to the shore. In the middleground on the far left are trees. In the center background is the Weirs Bridge which is constructed of metal with stonework on each end supporting it. On the center of the bridge is a trolley car crossing. There are several people depicted in the trolley. Underneath the bridge is a small boat with people in it. In the background visible through the opening of the bridge is a house near the river. On the front is p

Image of L1990.0116.I.0016 - Postcard

L1990.0116.I.0016 - Postcard

This colored post card depicts the Weirs Channel and Weirs Bridge in The Weirs in the early 1900s. In the foreground is the Weirs Channel which proceeds into the background. There are several rocks jutting out of the water down the center of the channel. In the channel on the left in the middleground is the boat the Belle of the Isles. The boat has two levels with railings around them and a canopy on top. There are people on both levels of the boat. There are flags on the front and back of the boat as well. In the center middleground is the Weirs Bridge which is constructed of metal with stonewalls/stonework on each end as supports. There are metal railings along each side of the bridge an

Image of L1990.0116.Q.0087 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0116.Q.0087 - Print, Photographic

This color photograph/postcard depicts Endicott Rock in The Weirs and the Weirs Channel. On the far left is a lawn area with several people lying on beach towels as well as standing. There is a stoney area bordering the lake and channel that extends out to Endicott Rock with the statute of Captain Jack on top. There is a boat in the channel with one person on the left side. In the middle ground are channel markers . There are several boats and a sailboat in the background on the lake. In the far background are hills/islands. There are trees on the right side of the picture.On the back is labeled "Endicott Rock and Beach, The Weirs, Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H. Under a granite canopy is Endico

Image of L1990.0116.S.0108 - Booklet

L1990.0116.S.0108 - Booklet

This is an advertising and informational booklet on the New Hotel Weirs, located on Lakeside Avenue in the Weirs in the late 1800s to early 1900s. On the front cover is printed "The New Hotel Weirs...On Lake Winnipesaukee, Weirs, New Hampshire. Dr. J.A. Greene, Proprietor. Col. Freeman C. Willis, Manager. Formerly of the Deer Park Hotel and of the Firm of Buchanan & Willis". the front cover is labeled "3" (page number) In side on page 4 is a black and white photograph of the interior of the Dining Room of the New Hotel Weirs. In the photograph are several tables and chairs set with place settings, tablecloths and napkins. There are banners strung across the ceiling. Printed below t

Image of L1990.0116.S.0161 - Postcard

L1990.0116.S.0161 - Postcard

This black and white post card depicts the Weirs Bridge located in The Weirs in the early to mid 1900s. In the foreground is the Weirs Channel which proceeds from the far left foreground into the center background. There is a stonewall bordering the river on the right side. Beyond the stonewall on the right is a grassy area with trees in the middleground. In the center middleground is the Weirs Bridge made of stone with an arched section over the channel below. There are light fixture poles along the bridge on the left. There are trees on both sides of the bridge on the far left and far right. There are additional trees in the background beyond the bridge. Also in the background visible th

Image of L1990.0116.T.0174 - Postcard

L1990.0116.T.0174 - Postcard

This black and white post card depicts the Weirs Bridge located in The Weirs in the early to mid 1900s. In the foreground is a grassy area with a large tree on the far right. The Weirs Channel proceeds from the far left foreground into the center middleground. In the middleground on the opposite side of the channel are land, rocks, bushes and trees. The Weirs Bridge sits in the middleground and spans over the channel. The bridge is constructed of stone and has light fixture poles along it. It also has and arch over the channel on the lower section. Underneath the bridge in the channel is the steamer, The Uncle Sam. The steamer was built as a mail boat in 1906 for Mr. Seabury of Long Island

Image of L1990.0116.U.0071 - Postcard

L1990.0116.U.0071 - Postcard

This colored post card depicts the Weirs Channel and Weirs Bridge in The Weirs in the early to mid 1900s. In the foreground is a dirt road, which is now Endicott Street, and proceeds from the far right foreground into the left of center background. There is another dirt road which intersects it on the left and proceeds off to the left in a split. In the foreground and middleground on the far right is a grassy area with a dirt walkway through it. In the center middleground is a utility pole, next to the start of the walkway. Beyond it is a railing running parallel to the street up to the Weirs Bridge which is located on the left in the background. The bridge is constructed of metal. There

Image of L2012.0116.0001 - Booklet

L2012.0116.0001 - Booklet

This is an advertising and informational booklet on the New Hotel Weirs, located on Lakeside Avenue in the Weirs in the late 1800s to early 1900s. On the front cover is a black and white photograph of the exterior of the New Hotel Weirs, located on Lakeside Avenue in the Weirs. In the photograph Lakeside Avenue is in the foreground with a sidewalk running parallel to it. Beyond this is the front lawn of the New Hotel Weirs. In the foreground on the far right is a long walkway proceeding from the sidewalk up to the steps which lead to one of the main entrances on the front of the hotel. In the middleground on the left is a water fountain with people standing near it. In the middleground on