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AmherstRecordHomeAlmanac1877Resized.pdf
Almanac "containing matters of local interest, local business announcements...also some pages of miscellaneous reading." Includes a chronology of notable events (both local and national) for 1876, Amherst marriages and deaths for the year, statistics…

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Trade card advertising the Amherst business of F. H. Howes, a grocer located in Merchants' Row in the 1880s. The cartoon on the card illustrates Victorian humor.

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Camels and an elephant with a man on top trudge up Main Street passing by a large crowd of onlookers.

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Four cows graze in a pasture behind a low stone wall. Hills are seen in the distance. Caption on reverse reads "A catskill region of mountain farms, where John Burroughs was born in 1837."

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This building stood at the corner of Amity and North Pleasant Street. Samuel K. Orr remodeled it as a modern drug store and opened his shop there in 1859. According to the Springfield Republican (October 22, 1864 edition, page 8) William F. Gunn…

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View of the horse and cart that was used to deliver goods for the Grange Store in the early 1900s.

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A ferry carries a horse-drawn carriage across the Connecticut river. Two women and a girl sit on the carriage, one holding a parasol. Two gentlemen, one in the front, one in the back guide the ferry as a third gentleman stands looking across to the…

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A horse-drawn carriage faces away from the camera approaching the covered Fort River bridge seen in the middleground. A little fence leads up to it, some bare trees are scattered around, a line of telegraph poles line the right side of the photograph…

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View of a house with people, horses, and oxen in the yard. According to a copy of a hand-written note accompanying this photograph, this house was owned by Charles R. Dickinson who later sold it to Enoch Clark. The Ferry family acquired it in 1929.…

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Sheep and a farm boy face away from the camera on a upland pasture that outlooks the Connecticut river and distant mountains.

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Janet Wilder Dakin with two large dogs. Trees are visible in the background.

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View of the east side of the library and the First National Bank with street parking for both cars and horses.

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View of a middle-aged, smiling Lavinia Dickinson standing outside on the homestead porch holding one of her many cats.

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A farmer, identified as Eliot Johnson, on a mowing machine pulled by a couple horses across the road from a farmhouse, identified as belonging to Oscar Johnson. A couple large trees adorn the image on either side with Mount Holyoke in the background.

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View of Paige's Livery Stable, next to the Amity Street School, with horses, employees, and the Amherst House stagecoach with driver. This building became the Amherst Theater. Stated in The Village of Amherst, a Landmark of Light, by Frank Prentice …
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