Amherst House Block in the 1920's

Image

Loitering_at_Amherst_House2R.jpg
Jones_Library_at_Amherst_HouseR.jpg
Loitering_at_Amherst_HouseR.jpg

Title

Amherst House Block in the 1920's

Subject

Amherst (Mass.)

Description

The Amherst House Block stood at the corner of South Pleasant and Amity Streets. The Amherst House Hotel was in operation on the upper levels and a number of businesses were located on the street level. Note the Jones Library signs on the second floor. The Jones Library rented rooms here from 1921 through 1926. This building burned to the ground in December of 1926.

The two additional images present close-up views of men loitering in front of some of the businesses.

Creator

Barnes, Lincoln W., 1879-1966

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

Circa 1923

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 Lincoln Barnes Photograph Collection, Jones Library Special Collections.

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Type

Photographs

Identifier

Folder: Amherst-Streets-Amity-Jones Library (negative)

Original Format

Glass negative

Physical Dimensions

5 x 7 in.

Citation

Barnes, Lincoln W., 1879-1966, “Amherst House Block in the 1920's,” Digital Amherst, accessed December 12, 2017, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/927.