Mrs. Musante, peanuts, fruit and candy, Amherst, Mass.

Image

spc_187a.jpg

Title

Mrs. Musante, peanuts, fruit and candy, Amherst, Mass.

Subject

Street vendors
Amherst (Mass.)

Description

View showing Candida Musante beside the stand that became an Amherst institution. She and her husband (known as "Peanut John") ran a little shop out of Cutler's Block on South Pleasant Street. The Musantes emigrated from Italy, arriving in Amherst in the early 1880s.

Creator

Scott, Edgar T., 1858-1940

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

Before 1924

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

Is part of the Edgar Scott Postcard Collection. Jones Library Special Collections.

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Type

Cards

Identifier

SPC187

Original Format

Photograph; Postcard

Physical Dimensions

3 x 5 in.

Citation

Scott, Edgar T., 1858-1940, “Mrs. Musante, peanuts, fruit and candy, Amherst, Mass.,” Digital Amherst, accessed November 18, 2017, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/37.