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  • Tags: 1880s

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Trade card distributed by H. B. Edwards & Co., an Amherstclothing store that operated in Merchants' Row from the 1880's to about 1915. The store specialized in ladies' fine underwear. The advertisement is for Warner Brothers Coraline Corsets,…

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Photograph taken from Johnson Chapel tower looking toward the center of town and Amity Street. The statue Sabrina in the garden is just visible at the bottom of the photograph.

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Photograph taken from Johnson Chapel tower showing houses and barns along South Pleasant Street and beyond.

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Photograph taken from Johnson Chapel tower showing houses along South Pleasant Street and beyond.

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Photograph taken from Johnson Chapel tower showing houses along South Pleasant Street and beyond.

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Photograph taken from Johnson Chapel tower showing the observatory and a view of South Pleasant Street and Northampton Road area. The Morse house is on the left.

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Photograph taken from Johnson Chapel tower showing East College and Barrett Gymnasium.

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Photograph of the Amherst Bicycle Club taken in the Brattleboro, Vermont, studio of C. L. Howe on May 16, 1881. Members are wearing athletic clothes of the day and posed with a high wheeler bicycle.

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View of the President's House, Morgan Library, and College Hall.

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View across the south end of the Town Common showing Amherst College buildings.

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View across a fenced field in the Woodside Avenue area. Scene looks over South Pleasant Street to College Hill and shows area houses.

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View across the south end of the Town Common showing Amherst College buildings.

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View across the south end of the Town Common showing Amherst College buildings.

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View of the second incarnation of the Amherst House before the sign was installed and with a view of Merchants' Row, Paige's Livery and the Amity Street School.

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View of the second incarnation of the Amherst House, a large hotel and business block. The first Amherst House was destroyed by fire on July 4, 1879.
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