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Name Winnipesaukee River
Number of Archive records 11
Number of Object records 1
Number of Photo records 131

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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 H2011.0113.0006 - Postcard

H2011.0113.0006 - Postcard

Colorized postcard depicting "Winnipesaukee River at Laconia NH." It features a river lined with trees and grass and at least one small building. Also in view are wooden fences and a utility pole. Written on front in pencil, "SAH." Written on front in pen, "Ellen." Card is addressed to Miss Sarah A. Hoyt of North Danville NH. Includes a postage stamp and postmark dated Dec 21, 1907." Postcard was published by Hugh C. Leighton Company, Portland ME and printed in Frankfort, Germany.

Image of L1990.0009.J.0072 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0009.J.0072 - Print, Photographic

This colored postcard depicts the Church Street Bridge, also known as the Long Bridge in Laconia, N.H. The bridge spans from left to right and has railings along both sides. There are utility poles on the right of the bridge as well as houses/ residences. On both ends of the bridge are stonewalls.The Winnipesaukee River runs under the bridge. There is a dirt road on the far right and a sidewalk/walking path bordered by a metal railing running along the riverbank. On the front is labeled "Laconia, N.H. Winnipesaukee River and Long Bridge".On the back is labeled "The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME, U.S.A. Made in Germany 7567" as well as "Place the Stamp Here One Cent for

Image of L1990.0116.R.0007 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0116.R.0007 - Print, Photographic

This colored postcard depicts the Church Street Bridge, also known as the Long Bridge in Laconia, N.H. The bridge spans from left to right and has railings along both sides. There are utility poles on the right of the bridge as well as houses/ residences. On both ends of the bridge are stonewalls.The Winnipesaukee River runs under the bridge. There is a dirt road on the far right and a sidewalk/walking path bordered by a metal railing running along the riverbank. In the foreground is a picket fence.On the front is labeled "Church St. Bridge, Winnipesaukee River".On the back is labeled "Published for G.A. Quimby, Laconia, N.H."

Image of L1990.0110.X.0002 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0110.X.0002 - Print, Photographic

This colored post card depicts the Winnipesaukee River and mills along it in Laconia in the early 1900s. In the foreground is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds into the center background. In the foreground on the far left are buildings which were part of the Pitman Hosiery Company. There are rocks and low bushes sticking out of the water in the foreground to the right of the Pitman Hosiery buildings. In the center background is a tall smokestack. Beyond the smokestack is another mill which started out as the Gilford Hosiery Mill and later became the Clow Mill and finally the Cormier Hosiery Company/Mill before it was torn down in the late 1960s during Urban Renewal. In the far center

Image of L1990.0116.I.0033 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0116.I.0033 - Print, Photographic

This colored post card depicts the Winnipesaukee River in Laconia, New Hampshire in the early 1900s. In the foreground is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds into the background. In the middleground on the far left is a grassy area of land with a picket fence and bushes and trees. Beyond the bushes is a large tree and in back of the tree is a small building. In the center left background is part of another picket fence and additional trees. In the middleground on the far right are more trees and a large grassy area in the background. Also in the right background is a utility pole. In the center background are buildings visible through the trees. Printed on the front is "Winnipesaukee Ri

Image of L1990.0116.I.0035 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0116.I.0035 - Print, Photographic

This colored postcard depicts the Church Street Bridge, also known as the Long Bridge in Laconia, N.H. The bridge spans from left to right and has railings along both sides. There are houses/ residences on the left side of the bridge. On both ends of the bridge are stonewalls. There is a trolley car on the right side of the bridge.The Winnipesaukee River runs under the bridge. There is a dirt road on the far right and a sidewalk/walking path bordered by a metal railing running along the riverbank, on which a man is walking.On the front is labeled "Church St. Bridge, Laconia, N.H.".On the back is labeled "Place Stamp Here. United States and Canada, One Cent, Foreign, Two Cents".

Image of L1990.0116.R.0006 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0116.R.0006 - Print, Photographic

This colored post card depicts the Winnipesaukee River in Laconia, New Hampshire in the early 1900s. In the foreground is the Winnipesaukee River which proceeds into the background. In the middleground on the far left is a grassy area of land with a picket fence and bushes and trees. Beyond the bushes is a large tree and in back of the tree is a small building. In the center left background is part of another picket fence and additional trees. In the middleground on the far right are more trees and a large grassy area in the background. Also in the right background is a utility pole. In the center background are buildings visible through the trees. Printed on the front is "Winnipesaukee Ri

Image of L1990.0116.R.0011 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0116.R.0011 - Print, Photographic

This colored postcard depicts the Church Street Bridge, also known as the Long Bridge in Laconia, N.H. The bridge spans from left to right and has railings along both sides. There are light poles along both sides of the bridge.There are houses/ residences on the right side of the bridge and a brick building on the left side of the bridge. On both ends of the bridge are stonewalls. The Winnipesaukee River runs under the bridge.On the front is labeled "Church St. Bridge, Laconia, N.H.".On the back is labeled "Published by american Art Post Card Co., Boston, Mass."

Image of L1990.0116.U.0079 - Print, Photographic

L1990.0116.U.0079 - Print, Photographic

This colored postcard depicts the Church Street Bridge, also known as the Long Bridge in Laconia, N.H. The bridge spans from left to right and has railings along both sides. There are utility poles on the right of the bridge as well as houses/ residences. On both ends of the bridge are stonewalls.The Winnipesaukee River runs under the bridge. There is a dirt road on the far right and a sidewalk/walking path bordered by a metal railing running along the riverbank. On the front is labeled "Laconia, N.H. Winnipesaukee River and Long Bridge".On the back is labeled "The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME, U.S.A. 7567" as well as "Place the Stamp Here One Cent for United States a

Image of L2011.0096.0001 - Print, Photographic

L2011.0096.0001 - Print, Photographic

This colored postcard depicts a view of the Winnipesaukee River from the Main Street Bridge in Laconia. In the foreground is the Winnnipesaukee River which leads into the background. In the foreground on the far left is part of a house. There is an additional house on the far left in the middleground. There are trees all along the river bank on the left. In the foreground on the far right is a tall multi-storied building with covered porches on each level. Beyond this is what appears to be a mill building. In the far background are additional trees. Printed on the front is " Looking down from Main St. Bridge, Laconia, N.H." On the back is printed "Place stamp here One Cent for United State

Image of L2011.0041.0001 - Print

L2011.0041.0001 - Print

Color print- "Rotary Park Reflections" by Peter Ferber Depicts the Winnipesaukee River in the foreground. Rotary Park with gazebo at center ground. Belknap Mill (left) and Busiel Mill (right) at back. The pedestrian bridge crosses the river over to Union Avenue.

Image of B1992.1.49 - Print, Photographic

B1992.1.49 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph depicts four men to the left of the photo standing on a dirt embankment next to a wooden dam. The men are all similarly dressed in darkly colored jackets, vests, trousers, caps, and knee-high boots, and heavy work gloves. The man on the left smokes a pipe and the two men in the center have moustaches. The image was taken from the Busiel Mill, looking north up the river. The northeast corner of this brick structure is seen at the left margin. The foreground is littered with tools and construction debris. In the foreground is the end of a wide board, possibly the end of a ramp constructed for the wheelbarrow at the left side of the image. There is a pi

Image of B1992.1.53 - Print, Photographic

B1992.1.53 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph on black acidic 8" x 10" "matboard" with embossed frame depicts the north facade of the Belknap Mill facing south. The brick mill building is four stories with attic, gable roof, two end chimneys, and central stair tower on north side. There is a cupola/bell tower at the center of the gable roof with a metal weathervane. There is a railed catwalk around the tower. Beyond the roof-line one can see the brick stacks of another industrial structure, probably from the Boiler House of the Belknap Mills Corp. There are horizontally arranged 10/10 double hung windows under the eaves (similar to cleristory windows) to allow light into the attic space of th

Image of B1992.1.55 - Print, Photographic

B1992.1.55 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph on 8" x 10" black acidic "matboard" depicts a view looking southeast from the Belknap Mill. There is a telephone/utility poles in the right foreground and a small courtyard area with a metal roof.The building directly behind the utility poles has a flat roof and a huge smokestack at the southeast corner. This building was the Boiler House for the Mill Complex. There is an addition to the west side of this structure, attached with wooden boards. A shingled roofline is visible in front of this, possibly a storage building. To the right one can see two storage buildings with gable rooves and the corner of the Knife Works. At the center of the image,

Image of B1992.1.56 - Print, Photographic

B1992.1.56 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph on 9" x 11" off white acidic "matboard" depicts the Knitting Building of the Belknap Mill Corporation. It sits along west shoreline of Winnepesaukee River, looking northwest and up river. This Knitting building is extremely long and has a low gable roof that runs parallel to the river. It is 3 stories with clapboard sheathing painted a light color and white trim around windows and at corner boards. The window sash, however, is dark and the windows are 6/6. The majority of the structure has a mortared stone foundation, but the southeast corner is on piers. At the south end there is a 2 story addition with a shed roof with covered stair leading

Image of B1993.5.4 - Print, Photographic

B1993.5.4 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photographic print depicts the Town of Franklin, NH from the air, prior to 1939. The image is taken looking slightly west of north. One can see the Sulloway Mills in the foreground, next to the dam in the Winnipesaukee River. Just up river of the dam is Daniel Bridge in the Daniel Webster Highway/Central Street. One can see several additional mills up stream in the industrial complex surrounding the river, including Acme Knitting Machine and Needle Co. in the upper left and the Stevens Mills beyond. Along the right side one can see several residential blocks. In the lower right is a shipping yard for the Boston & Maine Railroad. In the foreground, do

Image of B1993.75.16 - Print, Photographic

B1993.75.16 - Print, Photographic

This black and White photograph mounted on an 8" x 10" maroon acidic matboard with gold trim depicts the complex at the Abel Machine Co. (now 126 Union Ave) from the northwest with the Avery Dam at the right, behind the trees. In the foreground one can see the water of the Winnipesaukee River upstream of the dam. Along the left (east) bank of the river are several boat houses. The northern most of these has white clapboard sheathing and light trim. There is an open door at the north side of this structure and one can see the hull of a white boat inside. has an open door at the left side and boat with white hull. At the center of the image is the Abel Machine Co. mill complex. The

Image of B1993.75.3 - Print, Photographic

B1993.75.3 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph on green matboard with gold trim depicts the view looking southwest across the Winnipesaukee River toward the Busiel Mill. The main mill building of the John Busiel Mill complex is at center. It and the outbuildings are all reflected in the still waters of the Winnipesaukee up stream of the Avery Dam. The main John Busiel Mill building is built of brick perpendicularly to the river. It has four stories with attic and basement, gable roof, cupola/bell tower, east end chimney, fourth floor dormer windows and chimney stack on north side. The windows appear to be double hung with lightly painted trim and heavy granite lintels. There is a darkly colored s

Image of B1993.76.12 - Print, Photographic

B1993.76.12 - Print, Photographic

This black and White photograph mounted on an 8" x 10" ivory acidic matboard with gold trim depicts the view looking south (down stream) from the Mill Street Bridge. On the left bank of the river one can see the buildings of the Pitman Manufacturing Company in the foreground, Laconia Grist Mill beyond, and the Gilford Hosiery (later Clow Mill and eventually Cormier Hosiery) in the background. The buildings belonging to the Pitman Manufacturing Company are wooden with medium toned painted clapboard sheathing and dark trim. The main knitting building is constructed with gable running perpendicularly to the Winnipesaukee River. It has a double-layered roof with intermediate clerestory wi