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  • Collection: Jones Library Collection

Notation on verso: "Breaking ground for the Jones Library July 25, 1927". An older man in suit and hat stands in frame right with his left foot on a shovel facing a young boy dressed in short pants in frame left who holds a long pole and looks at the…

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Image of 1927 construction. Showing the start of the foundation stones and other supplies are set in designated piles for use.

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Image of interior of the Boltwood historical room, circa 1968. Showing bookshelves lining the walls, a large window showing sun as the blinds are drawn, and two comfortable seats with table in their center, as well as a stand alone chair and a couch…

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Image of young girl sitting in Amherst house holding a book and looking at camera.

The Whipple House, which once housed the Jones Library. "Jan 1927" is written on the bottom right of the photo.

Construction on the addition to The Jones Library in the early 1990's.

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The Boltwood Room. Caption on reverse reads, "The Boltwood Room- a genealogical and historical collection, once owned by the Boltwood family."

The exterior of The Jones Library in the 1930s with 3 cars parked outside. Caption on reverse reads, "c. 1932"

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The adult reading room of the Jones Library in 1968.

Exterior of the Amherst House Hotel. The Jones Library was housed on the second floor until the building burned in 1926.

Jones Library under construction with a car parked in front and Mr. Dolan, the architect standing in front. The caption on the reverse reads, "Taken from the south side of Amity street looking North. Mr. Dolan (French Canadian) foreman, standing in…

The former Amherst Room which was converted to the Sidney Waugh room (now housing Technical Services) in 1968.This room once housed the library’s local authors collection, the Amherst imprint collection, and miscellaneous local history materials.

Newspaper room in Jones Library, prior to 1968

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Judy Lincoln in the Children's Room of the Jones Library before the new 1990's addition.
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