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AmherstBoysClubCleanupDay.jpg
Members of the Amherst Boys Club working on a project on Cleanup Day. Boys are at work shoveling dirt near a parked a two-horse cart filled with dirt. Kellogg Avenue School is in the background.

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This institution offered boys a classical education and was a well-known school throughout the Connecticut Valley and beyond in the 1830s. The school closed around 1836 and remained empty for awhile. The wings were removed to other areas of town. One…

1-1 CarpenterLetter.pdf
Letter from Amherst Academy student, N. Carpenter, to her friend Susan in Dudley, Mass., describing the curriculum, the number of students, Fourth of July and other recreation activities.

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A boy stands on a chair drawing holly across the top of the blackboard with chalk in his right hand and an eraser in his left hand.

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Two boys wearing fake beards sit facing each other pretending they are warming their hands in a fireplace. A jug and a glass stand on a table in front of them.

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A girl, possibly Edith Barstow, stands in front of the blackboard looking at a math problem. The names Luther Barstow and Oscar Johnson are written in chalk on the top of the blackboard.

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This image is part of an advertisement for Amherst House Livery Feed and Hack Stable and shows an assortment of carriages and wagons with horses. The Amity Street School is visible on the right. The advertisement reads: "Guests of Amherst House are…

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This house on Lessey Street was the home of Luke Sweetser, a prominent Amherst businessman. After he died the Oak Grove School for Girls was run here. In 1903, it became the home of the Amherst College fraternity Phi Gamma Delta.

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View over the Town Common and toward the center of town along Boltwood Avenue. Amity Street School is visible in the left background.

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View over the Town Common and toward the center of town along Boltwood Avenue. Amity Street School is visible in the left background.

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View over the Town Common and toward the center of town along Boltwood Avenue. Amity Street School is visible in the left background.

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Exterior view of the old Amherst High School building on Spring Street.

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Exterior view of Amity Street school which stood on the site of the parking lot across from the Jones Library.

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View looking west down Amity Street from the center of town. On the left is a corner of the Amherst House, Paige's Livery, and the Amity Street School. First building on the right is Gunn's Hotel. There is a flyer on the first tree on the right.

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View looking west down Amity Street from the center of town. On the left is a corner of the Amherst House, Paige's Livery, and the Amity Street School. First building on the right is Gunn's Hotel. There are horses and carriages in the street.
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