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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.

View of Thomas W. Smith sitting in a cart holding the reins attached to a horse. Written on back: "Thomas W. Smith as he appeared in the Horribles Section of the parade at the Flag Pole dedication. Picture taken at rear of 31 North Prospect Street.…

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

Pasture and herd of cows which belonged to Spring Farm on South Pleasant Street. The farm was run by Harry M. Whitaker.

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 …

View of Phoenix Row on Main Street lined with horses, carriages and wagons. Visible business signs include R. W. Stratton, a drug store, and a fire and life insurance agency. Two dogs stand in the middle of the road.

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.…

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…

The horse team of W. D. Cowls rests in front of Frank P. Wood's Hotel and Livery (corner of Amity and North Pleasant Streets) after the Blizzard of 1888, accompanied by a large group of men and boys. A number of such teams were formed to clear the…

Looking east across Thayer Street toward houses on Ward Street. Two dogs sit on the grass in the foreground.

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…

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."

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.

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

Construction of a sidewalk along South Pleasant Street at a time when Amherst residents used a horse and carriage or the trolley to get to town.
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