Browse Items (36 total)

  • Tags: 1910s

cj2202a.jpg
A girl, identified as Margaret Johnson Rutter, daughter of Clifton Johnson, stands by the blackboard working out a math problem. She is in period dress.

cj2205a.jpg
Margaret Johnson, Clifton Johnson's daughter, standing in front of the blackboard reading from a book. She is in period dress. An unfinished multiplication problem is on the board behind her.

cj2206b.jpg
Margaret Johnson, Clifton Johnson's daughter, standing at the steps of the double door to the brick schoolhouse, carrying a book and her lunch pail. She is in period dress wearing a bonnet.

cj2209a.jpg
Margaret Johnson Rutter stands on the stone slab steps of the Oscar Johnson farmhouse with a lunch pail in one hand and two books in the other. There is a bucket next to her and a broom by the steps. She is in the pantalet period dress.

VetsMarching.jpg
Procession of Civil War veterans marching north on South Pleasant Street. They are preceded by a band and marshall and followed by a group of women or children and a group of carriages pulled by horses. This is probably a Memorial Day event which…

VetsOnTownCommon.jpg
Civil War veterans standing at attention on the east side of the Town Common. This is probably a Memorial Day event which followed a similar program for many years: speeches in the schools, speeches at various locations in area towns where the local…

SPC63 (2).jpg
Formerly known as the Prospect House, this building is still standing on the corner of Amity and North Prospect Streets. Two stories were added and it was covered with stucco since its previous incarnation. It has also been known as Drake's Hotel,…

spc_second_cong_jl116.jpg
View of East Street showing the Second Congregational Church and parsonage, and the elaborate fountain on the common.

This church building is now the home of the Jewish Community of Amherst.

spc-puffers_pond_c1914.jpg
View of a young boy fishing at Mill Pond in Cushman. The pond was at the corner of State Street and East Leverett Road and was the water source for the mills downstream, including the Roberts mill.

spc-504.jpg
View of several barns located in a field planted with rows of corn on the Massachusetts Agricultural College campus.

spc_584.jpg
Old station on North Pleasant Street at Massachusetts Agricultural College where passengers could wait for the trolley during inclement weather.

spc_669a.jpg
View of a trolley car running through the pass at the Notch in South Amherst.

spc_129a.jpg
View of the east end of Phoenix Row on Main Street. The new Lincoln Block is in the foreground.

The Amherst Journal of 6/16/1950 states, "Built by the Allen Brothers of Amherst in 1909 and 1910, the structure was designed by James H. Ritchie of…

spc-167.jpg
View looking north from the junction of Amity and North Pleasant Streets. Horses and carts are parked in front of businesses and the streets are unpaved.

spc_126.jpg
View of Phoenix Row seen from the corner of Amity and South Pleasant Streets. Cook's Block, the brick building on the left, was built about 1840. The upper floors were partially rebuilt after a fire in 1881. Other business blocks (from left to right)…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-json, omeka-xml, rss2