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  • Collection: Edgar Scott Postcard Collection

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View of a line of students walking across a snow covered landscape away from the College Chapel. It looks as though they've walked across the frozen campus pond.

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Display of flying vehicles over Pratt Field during a baseball game, which includes zeppelins, hot air balloons, and early airplanes. The caption on the photograph reads, "High times on Pratt Field. Cheer for old Amherst."

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Automobile parked outside the building which was an inn and post office for Massachusetts Agricultural College. It was later known as College Inn.

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This structure was built on the site where Noah Webster's house was located during the time he spent in Amherst writing his dictionary (1812-1822). It was built as the Hygeian Hotel. This statement was printed in the Springfield Republican edition of…

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Turn of the century view of the center of Amherst looking west toward the Amherst House from the north end of the Town Common.

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Purchased by Amherst College in 1892, the Boltwood House was remodeled as a student dining hall and renamed Hitchcock Hall. It was razed in 1916 for the construction of Converse Memorial Library, now Converse Hall.

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Meadow being prepared for planting using oxen-drawn cultivator.

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View of the house used as a long-term care residence for elderly women on North Pleasant Street in North Amherst. Written on back: "later moved."

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View looking west on Main Street and showing a section of Merchants' Row and the second incarnation of the Amherst House. Businesses shown in the Amherst House block include E. R. Clark, Deuel's Drug Store, a clothes shop, and Amherst E-O Store.…

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View looking west on Main Street and showing a section of Merchants' Row and the second incarnation of the Amherst House. Businesses visible in the Amherst House block include Harry H. Clark, Deuel's Drug Store, and Campion & Fish.

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This large hotel once stood on the corner of South Pleasant and Amity Streets and is shown here with both horse carts and automobiles parked in front.

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View of several barns located in a field planted with rows of corn on the Massachusetts Agricultural College campus.

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View showing Cook Fountain with water flowing. The surrounding area needs some attention.

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View showing Cook Fountain with water flowing. The surrounding walkways need sweeping.

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View of the Frank N. Dickinson general store located in the center of North Amherst on Meadow Street at the corner of North Pleasant.
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