|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
Black and white photograph depicts spectators lined up along Main Street, at the junction of Union Ave, awaiting a Chamber of Commerce parade. Cars drive up and down the street.
Two trucks are parked in the street facing south. One is a television service company with ladders and megaphones on top. The other is a pickup truck for WM Bisson Building Construction. A group of eight men stand on the back of the truck.
On the corner of Main Street and Union Ave is a three-story clapboarded building with Laconia Spa selling books, fruits and candy attached to a 2-story clapboarded building housing "Chester S. Higgins, Watchmaker"; the brick Laconia Savings Bank building; the Laconia Savings & Loan building.
Along Union Ave a 2.5 story clapboarded building with dormer windows has a barbershop and taxi service on first floor.
Stamped on back "Aldrich Photo Service and Supply, 154-156 Elm St. Laconia, NH"
|Photographer||Piper, Harold J.|
|Place||Main Street, Laconia|
|Repository||from the collection of Laconia Historical & Museum Society, Inc.|
Bisson, Wilfred M.
Byse, Howard W.
Morin, J. L.
Dunleavey, Charles E.
Higgins, Chester S.
Bank, Laconia National
Laconia Federal Savings and Loan
Laconia Hardware Co.
Laconia Police Department
W.M. Bisson General Contractor
Morin, J. L., Insurance (Main St., Lac)
Higgins, Chester S., Watchmaker (Main St., Lac.)
Parades & processions
Chambers of commerce
Five & ten cent stores
Stores & shops
Cold War Era