Browse Items (13 total)

  • Collection: Amherst Record Photograph Collection

amherst_record_19690716_clubs_organizations_boys_girls_rockateer_club_takeoff_tbt.jpg
Dow Holden and Raymond Cicia, members of a club of amateur rocketeers in East Amherst, ignite a solid-fuel rocket from a launch pad near Dow's home on Main St in Amherst.

amherst_record_jones_library_avocado_plant.jpg
Child standing by an avocado plant at the Jones Library. Caption on reverse reads, "Sept. 26, 1973 Children's Room at the North Amherst Library is home to a flourishing avocado plant donated by Nanny Burack. This plant eventually made its way to…

amherst_record_colleges_hampshire_college_longsworth_charles_and_polly_09261968.jpg
Charles and Polly Longsworth on a bicycle on the Hampshire College campus. The Johnson Library can be seen in the background. September 26, 1968

LostnFound_Kids_Room_1974.jpg
Child standing in front of mittens and gloves hung in front of fireplace at Jones Library. Caption on reverse reads, "March 27, 1974 Gene Westbrooks surveys a group of lost mittens and gloves strung across the fireplace in Jones Library."

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North Fire Station on East Pleasant Street at Eastman Lane.

amherst_record_picnic_at_puffers_pond.jpg
Photograph of people picnicking at Puffer's Pond in Amherst. Image was either taken, used, or both in the early 1980's.

amherst_record_jones_library_pottery_class.jpg
Two women in a room with pottery equipment. Caption on reverse reads, "Arts and Crafts @ Jones Library."

amherst_record_jones_library_rebuilding_front_patio.jpg
Three people moving a cart on the front steps of the Jones Library. Caption on reverse reads, "Amherst Record, Sat., April 30th, 1977, p.4 Patsy Bischoff, the diminutive woman to the left, is helping unload a heavy slab to rebuild the patio in front…

Robert_Francis_at_JL.jpg
Reception for Robert Francis at the Jones Library. Caption on reverse reads, "Amherst Record, weekend, Aug. 20, 1977, p.1 Reception for Robert Francis, Amherst poet, following presentation of a bust of Francis to the Jones Library by sculptor Anna…

amherst_record_jones_library_returning_books.jpg
A patron returning a lot of books without being charged fines. Information on reverse reads, "Amherst Record, Wed., Dec. 14, 1977, p. 6 Amherst Record, Sun., April 8, 1973, p.6 "Stealthily He Creeps - This fine old picture of a delinquent library…

amherst_record_events_holidays_fourth_of_july_south_amherst_parade_tbt.jpg
Photograph of the South Amherst Fourth of July parade with a girl riding a horse holding a American flag and wearing an eagle as a hat. Other costumed children are in the background

amherst_record_19720322_stanley_family_riding_ponies_tbt.jpg
Photograph of John Stanley walking beside his daughters, Tammy and Susan, who are riding ponies. They are on Potwine Street in South Amherst. A dog can be seen standing in the background.

Looms.jpg
Woman seated at room full of weaving looms. Caption on reverse reads, "Arts and Crafts at Jones Library."
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