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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 for the Amherst Roller Rink, a roller-skating establishment which was located in Palmer Hall (today the site of Amherst Town Hall) in the 1880s.

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

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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."

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

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Buttons for sale at a booth at the 1984 Amherst Community Fair.

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Three young girls on a ride at the 1987 Amherst Community Fair.

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

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

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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.

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

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Fortuneteller with a client at the 1987 Amherst Community Fair.

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Small group of spectators watching a juggler perform on the Town Common.

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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.

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Two of the childrens' rides, surrounded by people, at the 1987 Amherst Community Fair.
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