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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.

Children demonstrating martial arts poses on the Town Common at the 2008 Taste of Amherst. The demonstration was sponsored by Shaolin Kung Fu of Amherst. In the background is the vehicle painted with the logo for the radio station 93.9 "The River."

A crowd of people watch the Shaolin Kung Fu demonstration on the Amherst Town Common at the 2008 Taste of Amherst. Colorful food tents form the background of the photograph.

Five flavors of milk showcased on the counter at the Mapleline Farms booth at the 2008 Taste of Amherst.

Atkins Farms Country Market booth at the 2008 Taste of Amherst displaying cider doughnuts, apples and other goods.

General view of the colorful booths and crowd at the 2008 Taste of Amherst.

People lounging in the shade of large trees on the perimeter of the food booths at the 2008 Taste of Amherst.

People enjoying a wagon ride provided by Muddy Brook Farm at the 2008 Taste of Amherst.

Herrell's Ice Cream Magic Bus parked under the Big Brothers Big Sisters Crafts on the Common banner on South Pleasant Street.

Eating area at the 2006 Crafts on the Common event.

Artists' booths and crowd at Crafts on the Common, an annual fund raiser for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization.

Group portrait of men and women in historic costumes and musicians with instruments. Backdrop appears to be an Amherst College building.

View of a pine grove with chairs and a hammock set up. Written on the back of the photograph, "where outdoor gatherings will be held; Mr. Fearing's grove; Wild Garden; now frat; backyard on North Pleasant and Fearing St."

Crowd standing on the Town Common during the dedication of the new flagpole on July 4, 1899. Carriages pulled by horses are visible in the foreground.

View of a group of men on horses in front of the flagpole on the Town Common which was dedicated on July 4, 1899. Names written on verso: Leonard M. Hills, Dr. Perry, Dr. Gates, Charles Edward, George Thayer, Fred Hawley, Julius Trott, Dr. E.M.…
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