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A cat sits on the porch of a Chicopee resident.

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The Chicopee Public Library Postcard Collection Exhibit is a series of photographs showing the postcard exhibit as it is displayed at the Chicopee Public Library. The postcard collection is a small collection of donated postcards ranging in date from…

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Area in the Willimansett section of Chicopee formed by the convergence of Chicopee and Meadow Streets resembling the letter Y. Looking southward, Meadow Street is on the left and Chicopee Street is on the right side. In the 1930s, the Y Cash Market,…

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James A. Mulligan
It should be stated of this soldier that his real name was John Powell. The reason for his alias is to be found in his military experience.
Born in Halifax, N.S._Son of George Powell,_by occupation a Pedler,_Unmarried,_was 29…

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Act granting pension increase to Charles H. Tracy

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

Roy Belliveau Scrapbook

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

Skipmunk: a story of Chicopee 1978 (Vol. 2 No. 1)

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Articles on local history, poetry, and art work by local authors and students of Chicopee High School.

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

Skipmunk : a story of Chicopee 1977 (Vol. 1 No. 1)

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Articles on local history, poetry, and art work by local authors and students of Chicopee High School.

Skipmunk : a story of Chicopee 1978 (Vol. 1 No. 3)

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Articles on local history, poetry, and art work by local authors and students of Chicopee High School.

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

Skipmunk: a story of Chicopee 1977 (Vol. 1 No. 3)

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Articles on local history, poetry, and art work by local authors and students of Chicopee High School.

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

Skipmunk : a story of Chicopee 1977 (Vol. 1 No. 2)

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Articles on local history, poetry, and art work by local authors and students of Chicopee High School.

Skipmunk : a story of Chicopee 1978 (Vol. 2 No. 2)

skipmunk-1978-2.pdf
Articles on local history, poetry, and art work by local authors and students of Chicopee High School.

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

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Roy Belliveau joined the United States Army on February 7, 1941 and was assigned to the 57th Signal Battalion, 121st Radio Intelligence Company. He spent the next five years training and getting ready to join the war in Europe. In 1942 he trained in…

Skipmunk : a story of Chicopee 1981 (Vol. 1 No. 1)

Skipmunk : a story of Chicopee 1981 (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Articles on local history, poetry, and art work by local authors and students of Chicopee High School.

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A successful gardener at the fifth annual outing school garden and gardens club at High School

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A young school gardener in his garden

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Portrait of A. Couture of A. G. Spalding Company with fire truck.

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Abner M. Abbey
Born in Chicopee_Son of Abner B. Abbey_By occupation a Farmer_Married_At the age of 20 years, on 11 August, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in 1st Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Cavalry_Mustered same date and assigned to Company “F”.
Except…

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Abram Smith
Born in Middlesex, N.Y._Son of Joseph Smith_By occupation a Moulder_Married_At the age of 26 on 16 July, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 34th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry_Mustered 31 July and assigned to Co. “D”_Rank…

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Academy Street side of the new Chicopee High School

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Acheivement Clubs Exhibit Fairview

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Addison M. Babcock
Born in Guilford, Vt._Son of George Babcock,_by occupation a Bridge builder,_Unmarried,_at the age of 28 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols.
_Mustered into service August 6, 1862._In camp at…

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Adolphus Porter

Born in Canada, ___ son of Jeremiah Porter, ___ by occupation a Harness maker, ___ Unmarried, ___ at the age of 20 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company G.
In December 1861, while the…

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Albert B. Stearns
Born in Rowe, Mass._Son of William L. Stearns,_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
At…

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Albert F. Blodget
Born in Belchertown, Mass._Son of Theodore Blodget,_by occupation a Clerk,_Married,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
He…

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Albert M. Moore
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Daniel M. Moore,_by occupation a Silversmith,_Unmarried,_at the age of 23 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Albert S. Alden
Born in Stafford, Conn._Son of Alonzo E. Alden,_by occupation a Machinist,_Unmarried,_at the age of 24 enlsited for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D.
Mustered into service September 25, 1862, and…

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Albion P. Soule
Born in Freeport, Me._Son of Jesse Soule,_by occupation a Moulder,_Married,_at the age of 40 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
During nearly…

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Alcott Edgerton
Born in Vernon, CT._Son of {Edwin} Edgerton_By occupation a Mechanic_Married_At the age of 24 years, on 17 July, 1863, enlisted for 3 years in the 32d Regiment Mass. Vol. Infantry_Mustered in {Botagast} and assigned to Company…

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P.M. Alden's memorial to his father in Aldenville - a drinking fountain on the right and an ornimental fountain on the left

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Alden Porter.

Born at Belchertown, Mass.___Son of Abraham Porter,___by occupation a Carpenter,___Unmarried,___at the age of 19 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company F.___He performed his usual duties in…

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Member of the Aldenville Canning Club standing next to table with jarred goods and sign "Champion Canner of Chicopee Mass"

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Aldenville Canning Club member and her canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club member and her canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club member and her canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club member and her canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club member and her canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club member and her canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club member and her canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club member and her canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club member and her canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club member and her canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club members showing her canned goods

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Three young members of the Aldenville Canning Club standing with their jarred goods.

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Aldenville Canning Club members and their canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club members showing their canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club members showing their canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club members showing her canned goods

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Aldenville Playground Exhibition 1921 showing a table with crafts

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Aldenville Playground Exhibition 1921 showing a table with crafts

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Aldenville School schoolhouse viewed from the right front of the building

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A bunch of Chicopee Alderman on an annual inspection trip

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Alderman James J. Jennings of 24 Atkins Street

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Alderman John J. Touhill, Ward 2, Chairman of the Aldermanic Committee on licenses

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Alderman Oneill Deroy, Ward 7

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Alderman Percy M. Alden, 50 fairview Ave.

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Alexander Burnett
Born in Leith, Scotland,_Son of Andrew Burnett,_by occupation a Cooper,_Married,_at the age of 36 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D.
Mustered into service September 25th 1862.
He…

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Alonzo Hasty
Born in Webster, Me._Son of Rob. Hasty_By occupation a Farmer_Single_At the age of 25, on 17 July, 1863, Enlisted for 3 years in the 31st Reg. Mass. Vol. Inf._Mustered same date and assigned to Company “{E}”_Rank Private
He took…

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Alpheus A. Dennett
Born in Buxton, Me._Son of John Dennett,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 28 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th. 1862.
Detailed…

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Alton Edwin Phillips
Born in Lisbon, Conn._Son of Henry B. Phillips,_by occupation a Brakeman,_Unmarried,_at the age of 23 enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry. Mass. Vols._Company E.
Mustered into service in September, 1861, and…

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Alvord School at Broadway and Summer Streets

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Ames Family School corner of Front and Grape Streets

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Amos Bond
Born in Chester, N.H._Son of Amos Bond,_by occupation a Musician,_Married,_at the age of 42 enlisted as Leader of the Bank in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.
Mustered into service October 10, 1861, at Springfield, Mass.
During…

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Amos M. Ramsdell
Born in Belchertown, Mass._Son of Porter Ramsdell,_by occupation a Machinist,_Unmarried_at the age of 24 enlisted at Springfield Mass. September 23rd; 1861 for three years in the 5th Regiment of Cavalry, N.Y. Vols._Company D._Joined…

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Andrew Hopkins
Born in Ireland,_Son of Patrick Hopkins,_by occupation a Laborer,_Married,_at the age of 35 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company K.
Mustered into service August 15, 1862.
His record is the…

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Andrew J. Hunt
Born in Nashua, N.H._Son of Jacob Hunt._by occupation a Machinist,_at the age of 26,_Unmarried,_enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols. Company F.
Enlisted September 9, 1861, and mustered into service…

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Andrew Miller
Born in Glasgow, Scotland,_Son of James Miller,_by occupation a Moulder,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company d._Mustered into service September 25th 1862.
He…

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Andrew S. Hunter
Born in Princeton, Me._Son of John Hunter,_by occupation a Teamster,_Unmarried,_at the age of 31 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols.
Mustered into service August 6, 1862._In camp at Cambridge, Mass.…

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The scene at the annual school gardeners outing at the Montcalm School

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Another successful gardener at the fifth annual outing school garden and gardens club at High School

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Ansel W. Browning
Born in Leyden, Mass._Son of John C. Browning,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlsited for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th 1862.
He…

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Anthony Pemental and his corn school garden trip 1920

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Application to increase disability pension from $8 per month

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Arthur Bridges, driver for L.H. Mitchel Co. Bakers

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Arthur C. Goff
Born at Palmer, Mass._Son of Lucious W. Goff,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 24 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regimetn of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Arthur M. Burns
Born in Belfast, Ireland_Son of Arthur Burns_By occupation a Plumber_Married_At the age of 28 years on July 9, 1863, enlisted at Boston, Mass., for 3 years, in the United States Navy_Rank Second Fireman.
He was first sent to the…

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Letter carrier Arthur Marotte, left, chairman of the Playground Committee, and Patrolman John J. Maloney

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Asa M. Scarlet
Born in Tewksbury, Mass._Son of Asa Scarlet,_by occupation an Operative,_Married,_at the age of 21 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company B._
He participated with his company in the Goldsboro…

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Austin O. Grout

Born in Pelham, Mass.___Son of Austin Grout,___by occupation a Leather Dresser,___Unmarried,___at the age of 20 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.___Company F.
Mustered into service June 21st.,…

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Men dressed in suits and summer hats are standing next to a colorful automobile on Exchange Street in Chicopee. The automobile is decorated with American flags, flowers, and patriotic bunting. It was entered in the Memorial Day parade by the…

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Barholemew Galligan
Born in Scotland_Son of Edward Galligan_By occupation a Clerk_Married_At the age of 38 years, on 25 July, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Mass. Infantry Vol’s_Mustered on 16 Aug, 1862. Assigned to Company “A”_…

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Bartholomew Hayes
Born in Ireland,_Son of Patrick Hayes,_by occupation a Manufacturer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted in the regular United States Service, 4th Regiment of Infantry, at New York August 29th, 1859._The regiment was ordered to…

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Baseball Game at Lincoln Park

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Collection of beehives which were distributed to students who tended the public school gardens in Chicopee.

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Miss E.T. Dyer and girls with hives on distribution day, May 21st, in Fairview

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Bee hives on distribution day, May 21st

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Belcher School

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Benjamin F. Cadwell
Born in North Wilbraham, Mass._Son of Stephen Cadwell,_by occupation a Stable Keeper,_Married,_at the age of 34 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. vols.
Mustered into service August 8th, 1862._In camp at…

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Benjamin Wheeler
Born in {Uxbridge}, Mass._Son of {???} Wheeler_By occupation a Polisher_Married_At the age of 25, on Sept. 11th, 1862, enlisted for 9 months in the 46th Reg. Massachusetts Inf. Vol’s, Company “D”. Rank Private with no…

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Benjamin Woodhall
Born in Harper’s Ferry, Va._Son of Peter Woodhall_By occupation a Gun-Smith_Single_At the age of 21 years, on 27 Dec’r 1864, enlisted for one years in the 13th Massachusetts Independent Battery_Mustered in on service date.
He…

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Benning Leavitt 2nd

Born in Chicopee, Mass ___ Son of Daniel Leavitt, ___ by occupation a Boffin Maker, ___ Unmarried, ___ at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company G. ___ and was mustered into…

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Photograph of a the Chicopee River at Bercham Bend showing the water, the shore, and a bridge in the background spanning the length of the image

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Front view of the George A. Blaisdell Home, 955 Front Street. Several large plants and trees grow in front of the house.

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Street view of apartment blocks with a trolley, car and Fisk Rubber Company factory smoke stack.

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Local home and boarding house with people walking on the sidewalk and sitting on the porch.

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Bonneville Avenue side of the new Chicopee High School

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Looking east at the Boston and Maine Railroad line behind the Chicopee Electric Light Plant

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Looking west at the Boston and Maine Railroad line behind the Chicopee Electric Light Plant

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View of the Boston and Maine Railroad line showing the rail line as it runs along the Chicopee River

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Boy wearing sun hat posing with hoe in cornfield behind houses.

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On Memorial Day boy scouts are gathered for an observance at Maple Grove Cemetery. This cemetery is located on Auburn Street in Chicopee Center. Established in 1836, it was originally named the Cabotville Burying Ground.

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Looking along Broadway from the point of Lincoln Grove

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Buckley's Newsroom with exhibit of Liberty Loan posters

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Buckley's Newsroom and Tobacco Shop was located at 268 Exchange Street, off of Market Square. The sign in the window is exhorting customers to buy liberty bonds to help finance the military expenses of World War I.

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C.A. Ludden, thirty years in business as a banker and tradesman on Exchange Street

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View of the Cabot Street Engine House from the front.

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Map of Cabotville circa 1850's. Dwight Mills, Perkins Mills, and dozens of boarding house are visable.

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Carlos C. Wellman
Born in Lempster, N.H._Son of Jacob Wellman_by occupation a {Sword} Inspector_At the age of 20 years, 6 months, on 27 Aug, 1862, was commissioned as 2d Lieutenant of 37th Reg. Mass. Infantry Vol’s, Company “A”. Mustered 4…

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Catherine Thomas, Fairview, 12, canning four years

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Men standing on sidewalk of Center Street on Market Square with view of City Hall.

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Request for information from Commissioner of Pensions

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Disability discharge document for Charles H. Tracy

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Dorthy Dunn, assistant garden and canning supervisor, and her champion canner of Aldenville

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Chapin School, Willimansett from Chicopee Street

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Chapin School Head to Foot Club with supervisor Norah Driscoll at extreme right

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Stove and plumbing business, 252 Exchange Street, 28 years, oldest in years of service of either business, Vice President of Chicopee Cooperative Bank, Chairman of Salvation Army Drive

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Charles A. Pattrell
Born in Ware, Mass._Son of Isaac Pattrell,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Married,_at the age of 33 enlisted for nine months in the 46th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25, 1862.
He was…

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Charles A. Smith.

Born in Hadley, Mass.___Son of Rufus J. Smith,___by occupation a Mechanic,___Unmarried,___at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company . Mustered into service June 21st.…

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Charles B. Lang
Born in Waterbury, Conn._Son of Joseph Lang,_by occupation a Book-keeper,_Married,_at the age of 25 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D.
Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Charles B. Rulofson

Born in Carew, N.Y. ___ Son of Daniel Rulofson, ___ by occupation a Moulder, ___ Unmarried, ___ at the age of 22 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. ___ Company I. ___
Mustered into service…

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Charles C. Littlefield
Born in Newport, R.I._Son of C.D. Littlefield,_by occupation a Manufacturer,_Married,_at the age of 32 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D.
Mustered into service, September 25th,…

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Charles E. Burwell
Born at Pleasant Valley, Conn._Son of Marcus Burwell,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 35 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Charles F. McDevitt, founder, first president of the Willimansett Imp. Association, former alderman and school committee member

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harles F. Searle.

Born in Chicopee, Mass___Son of Rufus C. Searle,___by occupation a Carpenter,___Unmarried,___at the age of 22 enlisted for three years in the 21st Regiment of infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company B.___Mustered into service in August,…

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Charles H. Gaylord
Born in West Springfield, Mass._Son of Edmund Gaylord,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Charles H. Livermore
Born in Lowell, Mass._Son of Sidney A. Livermore,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 25 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D.
Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Charles H. Presbrey.

- by occupation a Painter___ ___at the age of enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company F.__
Mustered into service June 21, 1861, at Springfield, Mass.
While in camp at…

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Charles H. Tracy
Born in {Jewett} City, Conn._Son of albert L. Tracy_By occupation a machinist_At the age of 29, on Aug. 6, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Mass. Inf. Vol’s, Company “A”_Mustered into the service 15th Aug.…

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Mr. Seaver is walking westward in downtown Market Square. On the left is the Starzyk Building and on the right is the City Hall clock tower. Mr. Seaver was the treasurer of the Chicopee Savings Bank which was located in the square.

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Charles K. Dewey
Born in Royalton, VT._Son of {Rhodolphus} K. Dewey_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 23 enlisted for three years in the 31st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company E._He was enrolled October 30th 1861, and was…

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Charles. R. Collins.
Born in Randolph, Vt.___ Son of Richard D. Collin,___ by occupation a Farmer,___ Married,___ at the age of 35 enlisted as a recruit in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.
Mustered into service May 14, 1862. Proceeded…

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Charles S. Goodman
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Reuben Goodman,_by occupation a Farmer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 17 enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols. Company E.
Enlisted and was mustered into service in August,…

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Charles S. Phelps
Born in {Lemisle}, Mass._Son of {Sumner} Phelps_By occupation a {Farmer}_Single_At the age of 34 on 9 Aug. 1862, enlisted the 1st Reg. Massachusetts Cavalry Vols, for {balance} of term of service of REg._Mustered same date_Assigned…

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Charles J. Seaver, Chairman High School Building Commission, treasurer of Chicopee Savings Bank

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Charles T. Hendrick of White Church

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Charles W. Bray, Associate County Commisioner

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Chester H. Ballard
Born in Brookline, Vt._Son of alexander H. Ballard_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company A.
Mustered into service September 4,…

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Chicopee Center Railroad Station which is being used as the main office for the school department

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A directory of people and businesses in Chicopee, Ma., as of 1928.

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Photo of the Chicopee Memorials Civil War Susquecentennial display case.

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Covered bridge built in 1846 connected Chicopee Center with Granby Road and Chicopee Street. The A.G. Spalding & Bros. building is directly to the left at the end of the bridge.

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View of Chicopee Falls from the bridge showing the river, the falls and buildings on either side of the falls

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Chicopee's new high school from the west front view, Front Street

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Chicopee's new high school from the east front on the corner of Academy Street and Front Street

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Chicopee's new high school entrance showing the clock and trees

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Chicopee High School Front Street entrance with view of clock.

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The garage of the new Chicopee High School

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View of Chicopee High School from corner of Front Street & Academy Street in winter.

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World War I Memorial: Soldiers & Sailors Monument in front of Chicopee High School on Front Street.

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Group photograph of several men in dark suits and wearing or holding hats in front of a vine covered wall

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Before there were cotton mills and factory girls in Chicopee, the potential for water power created by the unique location of the Chicopee River and the Chicopee Falls attracted wealthy investors from Boston to the agricultural village community of…

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A portion of the estimated 12,000 people who celebrated Memorial Day in Chicopee in 1921. The spectators, standing in front of the newly built Chicopee High School on Front Street, are gazing at the festivities near the monument.

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View of the Center Street Post Office with bustle of pedestrians and people of bicycles around it.

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View of the Chicopee Public Library from Center Street with cars parked in front and people walking downtown. A women in a hat is in the forground and city hall is on the background. Two library patrons are on the front steps of the library.

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View of the Chicopee Pumping Station overflow and intake pond with the Cooley Brook Station in the distance.

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View of the Chicopee River from the back of the lighting plant showing both sides of the river and trees and a field in the distance

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Landscape view of clotheslines, Chicopee River, Fisk Tire Plant and smoke stack.

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Chicopee Street in Winter looking south with houses on the left side of a snow covered road.

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Chicopee Street School

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Program for dedication of Medal of Honor grave marker for Charles H. Tracy

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Cabotville taken from an old engraving. In it is visable the Chicopee Textile Mills and boarding houses.

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CHICOPEE
AS once a part of Springfield proper, and now so closely allied to
it in its business and social relations, as to still make it substantially
a. prominent branch of the growing family which cling to "the old
folks at…

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View of Sherman or Doane Pond, which was Chicopee's first water supply

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J. Albert Winn {16} Co.---I
Napoleon Trudeau {---} " "
Austin Cook {---} " "
William H. Atkins {---} " "
Edwin F. Griffin {44} " "
Charles A. Smith…

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June 23rd, an order was received from headquarters of the army, calling for one hundred and twenty five men to guard a valuable commissary train to Gainesville; a high compliment to the regiment, and the duty important and dangerous, as this was the…

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coolly formed on the ground and became again a perfect regiment, minus its missing members. During the entire afternoon the regiment was actively engaged, and received from Gen. Keyes; the Corps Commander, and Gen. Devens, the brigade Commander, much…

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for picket duty; at 3 A.M. 13th was withdrawn, marched to and across Jones' Bridge on the Chickahominy same day; 14th, formed its Brigade and marched to Charles City Court House; 16th, marched to James River, and crossed about disk on pontoons; night…

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distance of thirty two miles, in twenty four hours. October 22nd they marched back to Cherry Run Ford, on the 25th and 26th to Downsville, and on the 30th and 31st to Berlin, Maryland. November 2nd, they crossed the Potomac at the last-named place…

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at the same time in front and on the right flank, the Command suffered a loss of 115 men. The men stood bravely till their ammunition was exhausted, when they were relieved by the 7th Mass. Retiring over the crest of a hill, they supplied themselves…

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Front view of the Church Street School

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View of Chicopee City Hall and the 147 foot spire from the intersection of Front and Center Streets.

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View of the front entrance to City Hopsital with small tree on the left of the walkway

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City Marchall Francis O'Callahan appointed by Mayor Higgins April 3, 1920

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Clyde Beaudry, Falls news dealer

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Muster rolls for Charles H. Tracy from 1862 through 1864

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Conductor of the S.S. Railroad Company who ran the first car over the Bercham Bend line

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Cornelius Cone
Born in Colchester, VT___ Son of Randall Cone,___ By occupation a farmer, ___ Unmarried,___ At the age of 23 enlisted in the 27th Regiment Infantry, Mass. Vols. for three years, and was mustered into service September 20th 1861,___…

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Cornelius Keating
Born in Ireland_Son of Patrick Keating_By occupation a Mechanic_Single_At the age of 22 years, in August 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 1st REg. Massachusetts Vol. Cavalry_Mustered same date, and assigned to Company “G”_Rank…

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Cornelius Murphy
Born in Ireland_Son of_By occupation a Laborer_Single_At the age of 19, in Nov. or Dec. 1861, Enlisted for 3 years in 28th Reg. Mass. Vol. Inf._Mustered in_Assigned to Company “H”
He served faithfully with his Reg. in several…

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View of houses on the corner of Broadway and Madison Streets from the south.

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Corner view of prominent business building located at the corner of Springfield and Exchange Streets in downtown Market Square. People can be seen walking on the sidewalk and crossing Exchange Street.

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Photograph showing the cove in Langwald's Pond

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Crowd at Dana Pond Opening

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Crowd at Fisk plant contributing to the Salvation Army Drive.

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Crowd at Fisk plant contributing to the Salvation Army Drive.

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Crowd at playground exhibition on Spruce Street, 1921

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A worker is cutting a length of cord at an angle or on the bias. Tire cord had to be cut at a 45 degree angle because the fabric threads were woven at this angle. This angle weave of the cord proved to be more durable than a square weave.

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Dam at Langwald's Pond in fairview showing the depth and capacity for water storage

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Group photograph of the Dana Pond supervisors and swimming instructors at the opening of the recreation center

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Mayor James E. Higgins, center, making ready to hoist the flag and the Dana Pond opening

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Daniel A. Hearn,
Born in Ireland, ___ Son of Timothy Hearn, ___ by occupation an Operative,___ Married,___ at the age of 22 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry , Mass, Vols.___ Company G.
Mustered in service in September,…

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Daniel Ducharme, Corn Club President, after taking first honors in the county contest.

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Daniel Dwyer
Born in Ireland,_Son of Daniel Dwyer,_by occupation an Operative,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 28th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company H._
Enlisted October 11, 1861, and went to the camp of…

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Daniel G. Miller
Born in Rygate, Vt._Son of David Miller,_by occupation a Carpenter,_Married,_at the age of 31 enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry. Mass. Vols._Company E._
Mustered into service in September, 1861._Died March 7,…

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Daniel L. Sullivan
Born in Ireland,_Son of Daniel Sullivan,_by occupation a Shoemaker,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry. Mass. Vols._company G.
Mustered into service in September, 1861,_
At the…

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Daniel Manning

Born in Ireland___Son of Michael Manning___By occupation a Laborer___Married___At the age of 24 years on Aug. 5, 1861, enlisted for 3 years in the 21stat Reg, Massachusetts Vol. Infantry___Mustered Aug. 19, 1861, and assigned to…

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Daniel McKenny
Born in Ireland_Son of Dan. McKenny_By occupation a Butcher_Unmarried_At the age of 18, on 8 Jan’y, 1861, enlisted for 3 years in 40th N.Y. Vols. Infantry_Assigned to Company “E”_
Mustered in 14th Jan._Rank Private with no…

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Daniel McKinney.

Born in Ireland,___Son of Daniel McKinney,___by occupation a Laborer,___Unmarried,___at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 40th. Regiment of Infantry, N.Y. Vols.__Company E.__Mustered into service June 14, 1861.
Refer…

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Daniel Walsh
Born in Ireland_Son of {Thos.} Walsh_By occupation a Laborer_Married_At the age of 28 years, on Jan’y 21, 1864, enlisted for 3 years in the 57th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry_Mustered March 10, 1864, and assigned to Company…

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Darwin H. Pond
Born in Townsend, Vt,_Son of {Jotham} Pond,_by occupation a Carriage Maker,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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David Bronson
Born in Suffield, Conn._Son of {Lebina} Bronson_by occupation a Clerk,_Married,_at the age of 34 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass Vols. Company D.
When nine months volunteers were called for and the…

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David E. Grimes
Born in Lyndeboro, N.H._Son of David W. Grimes,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 35 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._
When about eighty men had been enlisted in the…

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David G. Hale
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Clark B. Hale,_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered in service September 25th 1862.
He…

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David Gleason
Born in Ireland_Son of David Gleason_by occupation a Cooker_Single_At the age of 22 on Aug. 5, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 1st Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Cavalry_Mustered same date, and assigned to Company “H”.
He participated…

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David M. Donaldson
Born in {Ryegate}, Vt._Son of George Donaldson,_by occupation a Manufacturer,_Married,_at the age of 25 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company A._
Mustered into service September 4, 1862,…

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David Murphy
Born in Ireland,_Son of Edmund Murphy,_by occupation an Operative,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted, November 5, 1861, for three years in the 31st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company E. appointed Corporal in December…

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David O. Tilley
Born in Granby, Mass._Son of {Orress} Tilley,_by occupation a Farmer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D.
Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
The…

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Davis M Martin
Died at {unreadable} Sunday
{unreadable} 7 1862 Aged 20 years
as {unreadable} of {unreadable} Reg NH Vol

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School children in patriotic costumes form a ring around the World War I monument. In their hands they hold a large, extended sash. Near the monument a woman is laying a floral decoration, while two women assist and look on.

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Dennis "Doc" J. Haggerty, Chicopee Building Inspector

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Dennis A. Sullivan
Born in England,_Son of Daniel Sullivan,_by occupation a Manufacturer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 25 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols.
Mustered into service August 6, 1862._In camp at Cambridge.…

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Dennis Courtney
Born in Ireland,_Son of John Courtney,_by occupation an Operative,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 12th Regiment of Infantry, Conn. Vols._Gen. Butler’s Brigade.
Mustered into service in February, 1862,…

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Dennis J. Sullivan
Born in Ireland,_Son of Dennis H. Sullivan,_by occupation a Farmer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
He took…

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Dennis O'Connell

Born in Ireland__Son of Morgan O'Connell___By occupation a {unreadable} tender___Married___At the age of 35 on 10 Octo, 1861, enlisted for 3 years in the 27th Reg. Infantry Mass. Vol's___Mustered in on same date, and assigned to…

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Portrait of Deputy Chief James S. McNeish at the tripple-com test.

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This Alphabet contains the names of all those residents of Chicopee who volunteered, or were by draft held, to the military service of the United States, during the years 1861-2-3-4-5

In the latter part of the Record, may be found a list of Naval…

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People surveying the devastation caused by the flood of 1922 just below the lower dam in Willimansett . Photograph developed by Guenther's Studio of Holyoke, Mass.

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People surveying the devastation of a house and car caused by the flood of 1922 just below the lower dam in Willimansett . Photograph developed by Guenther's Studio of Holyoke, Mass.

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Dexter W. Trask
Born in Westfield, N.Y._Son of Dexter B. Trask,_by occupation a Baker,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th…

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Mr. Sanborn advising youngsters on Bee Distribution Day

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District Nurse Mary McCarthy and unidentified woman

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The company doctor is treating a hand injury of an employee while the nurse assists him. The management of the Fisk Tire Company were proud that their company had an emergency hospital staffed by a full-time doctor and nurse.

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Three-quarter view of the house, built in 1837, owned by Dr. Prindle located on the corner of Howard and Springfield Streets.

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Dorthy Dunn, assistant garden and canning supervisor, with one of her younf gardeners

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Dr. E.P. Jones, Red Cross representative who gave first aid demonstrations in schools, fire and police stations

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Order to U.S. Pension Agent to remove Charles H. Tracy from pension roll

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Front view of the block with the Grattan Street Drug Store and Market.

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Duncan McAllister

Born in Paisley, Scotland,___Son of Ronald McAllister,___by occupation an Upholsterer,___Married,___at the age of 31 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company F.___Mustered into service June…

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View of the Dwight Manufacturing Company Boarding House from Exchange Street showing front porch and people walking on the sidewalk.

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Front and side of the Dwight Manufacturing Company Tenament building on the corner of Perkins and Exchange Streets with a large tree on the right and people walking along the sidewalk.

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View of the Dwight Manufacturing Company tenaments on Perkin Street with trees and shrubs. A person is stepping off the sidewalk into the street in the center of the image.

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Dwight Mill Tenements with boy jumping off the sidewalk into street. Dwight Manufacturing Company gates in background.

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Four story brick building that was home to Dwight Mill operatives with man, women, and children walking by.

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East Street looking straight on

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View of the East Street Fire Station showing front and signs for Hose #1 and Hook and Ladder.

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Ebenezer Sherman.

Born in ?Ware?, Mass___Son of Reuben Sherman___By occupation a Blacksmith___Married___At the age of 39, on 3 October, 1861, enlisted for 3 years, in the 27th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry___Mustered 17 Octo. and assigned to…

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Edgar C. Hendrick

Born in Holyoke, Mass. ___ Son of Jabez Hendrick, ___ by occupation a Clerk, ___ Unmarried, ___ at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass, Vols. ___ Company G.
Mustered into service in…

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Edgar Clough.

Born in Springfield, Mass.___Son of Joseph Clough,___by occupation a Gunsmith,___Unmarried,___at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company E.
Mustered into service June 21,…

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Edmund D. Fiske
Born in Chicopee Falls, Mass._Son of Abel Fiske_by occupation a Farmer_Single_At the age of 24 years on July 14, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry_Mustered in aug. 15, 1862_Rank Private with no…

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Edward Begley
Born in Ireland,_Son of John Begley,_by occupation a Laborer,_Married,_at the age of 24 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company A._
Mustered into service September 4, 1862._
Rank Private with no…

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Superintendent of Strs, Edward Bourbeau, and his automobile

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Edward F. McDonnell, Proprietor Pomeroy Coal Co.

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Edward L. Hogan.

Born in Pittsfield, Mass.___Son of Edward C. Hogan,___by occupation a Carpenter,___Married,___at the age of 25 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company F.__
Mustered into service, June 21,…

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Born in Chicopee, Mass. Son of Alpheus Nettleton, by occupation a teacher, unmarried, at the age of 25 enlisted for three years, in the 31st Regiment of Infantry Mass. Vols. Company E.
When Gov. Andrew ordered the organization of the 31st regiment,…

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Edward P. Woods
Born in Chicopee, Mass_Son of John Woods_By occupation a Gunsmith_Unmarried_at the age of 23 enlisted for three months’ service in 1st. Regiment of Infantry, Conn. Vols. Rifle Company A. _Capt J. Howley._He was the first one to…

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Edward R. Jones
Born in Chicopee, Mass.___ Son of Amos B. Jones,___ by occupation a Merchant, ___ Unmarried, ___ at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass, Vols. _ Company J. __
Appointed 2nd Sergeant at the…

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Edward S. Fitz
Born in Pembroke, N.H._Son of George W. Fitz,_by occupation a Student,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 43rd Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company K._He signed the enlistment roll at Springfield, Mass.…

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Edward S. Pendleton

Born in Chicopee, Mass.___Son of Sylvanus Pendleton,___by occupation a Farmer,___Unmarried,___at the age of 18 enlisted, July 24, 1862, as a recruit to the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.
Remained in camp four weeks at…

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Edward Smith
Born in Ireland,_Son of {Unknown},_by occupation a Moulder,_Married,_at the age of 29 enlisted for three years in the 34th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company B._
Mustered into service June 22, 1862._The regiment went into camp…

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Born in Lowell, Mass. Son of David W. Buttrick, by occupation a Machinist, Married. at the age of 29 enlisted for three years in the the 21st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company H.
Mustered into service August 16, 1861, at Worcester,…

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Edwin M. Cowles
Born in Stamford, Vt._Son of Alvin Cowles_By occupation a Manufacturey_At the age of 27, on 21st July, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Massachusetts Inf. Vol’s_Mustered 15 Aug., 1862._Assigned to Company…

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Edwin M. Griffin.

Born in Tarriffville, Conn. Son of Milton A. Griffin. By occupation a Farmer. Single. At the age of 15, Enlisted 1861, in 10th Reg. Mass. Infantry Vol's, Company "K". Mustered into service at Springfield, Mass., June…

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Fairview woman of 73 years working in her garden.

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Eli E. Welden
Born in New Britain, Conn._Son of Samuel H. Welden,_by occupation a Carriage Maker,_Married,_at the age of 38 enlisted as a recruit in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Mass. Vols._
Mustered into service August 6, 1862. In camp at…

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Eli T. Blackmer
Born in New Braintree, Mass._Son of Lewis Blackmer,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 31 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company A.
July 24th 1862, he was elected 1st Lieutenant…

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Ellis G. Kellogg, Son of Moses Kellogg.

I was born in Hadley Mass. Feb, 9, 1846
Feb. 23 1864 I enlisted into the service of the U.S. for three years or during the war. I joined the 27 reg. of Mass. vol. March 4 I went to Gallops Island Boston…

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Enlistments in 1862
The following were obtained in 1862 by the payment of an extra bounty on the part of the town authorities. They were enlisted for nine months in the army.
Levi Miller
Charles A. Gay
William Woods
Henry Sanbrose
Thomas…

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Enlistments in 1864

The following were obtained in 1865, by the payment of an extra bounties, on the part of the town and of the enrolled men, towards the quota assigned under the call of the President, dated Dec. 19, 1864.

They were enlisted…

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Photograph of the entrance sign with visiting hours to the City Hospital

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Ernest Dalton, water commissionor, lives at 363 Springfield, druggist at 212 Exchange Street

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Lodge on estate of N.P. Ames Carter on the corner of Grove Street and Grove Avenue.

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Surgeon's statement that Tracy was disabled due to "amputation of thigh" signed by the examining surgeon H. Lenox Hodge M.D.

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Man walking across Exchange Street on Gasless Sunday, September 1, 1918.

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Men, women, children, and dog walking and talking on sidewalk at corner of Exchange and Center Street at Market Square with view of City Hall and Ames.

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Two women pose in a classroom at the Montcalm School with display of hats, shoes, musical instruments, etc.

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Ezra G. Heath
Born in Groton, Vt._Son of Moses Heath,_by occupation a Manufacturer,_Married,_at the age of 42 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
Appointed…

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Ezra G. Tripp
Born in {Scohaus} Country, N.Y._Son of {Giles} Tripp_by occupation a {Cord} Grinder_Married_at the age of 32 years on Aug. 15, 1862, was mustered into U.S. service for 3 years_Enlisted July 1862 in 37th Reg. Massachusetts Vol.…

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Scoutmaster Champion stands to the right of the scouts in his troop who are in a parade formation. Dressed in their uniforms and campaign hats, they are preparing to march in Chicopee on Memorial Day.

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Standing left to right, Douglas McKissick and Walter Smith with Hector Barre, seated, is the demonstration team for the Fairview Junior Acheivement Club

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Street view of trees, fences and houses on Fairview Avenue.

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Fairview Avenue from Springfield Street

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View of the Fairview Fire Station.

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Fairview Junior Acheivement Club, Montcalm School

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Fairview Playground Exhibition 1921 showing a woman and a man and their crafts on display

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Fairview Playground Exhibit showing the first aid cabinet

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Entrance to Fariview Cemetery from Academy Street

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Felix Furtek prominent in Polish affairs

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The most advanced cotton machinery available at the time, automatic Draper Looms were used at Dwight Mills.

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A worker presses his hand on a stack of molds while he waits for the cover to be lowered onto the vulcanizer. When the cover is secure, heat and steam will be piped into the vulcanizer, causing the rubber to harden and expand against the molds. This…

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Four wrapped tires are sitting atop the wrapping machine. Because Fisk Tire Company had retail stores in forty states, tires were wrapped before they were shipped to these stores. The wrapping prevented dust from collecting on the tires and preserved…

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Photograph of three men with building in the background

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Spectators gather on Main Street in Chicopee Falls to watch a fire in an old wooden frame building. Hanging above the crowd are electrical trolley wires. These wires powered the trolley cars which ran on Main Street in the 1920s.

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Crowd standing on the sidewalk to view the fire at the Williams Market on Main Street in Chicopee Falls. To the left, a white lamp marks the entrance of the Grand Theater which was a movie theater.

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Firemen with a hose are seen climbing a ladder to put out a fire on the top floor of the Williams Market, which was located at 103 Main Street in Chicopee Falls. Smoke can be seen pouring out of the round window near the roof of the market.

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Photograph of fire fighter James J. Taylor doing a nozzle test of the triple-com test.

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Boy drawing for first choice of hives on distribution day

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Ramsdell.
Robinson. {Robertson.}
Sanford Hendrick. {Died Dec 4 1867, at Chicopee}
Frank Johnson.
{unreadable} Martin.
Frank Caldwell.
Chas. Searles. {Died at Springfield Dec 23 1864}
John H. Bartlett.
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Porter.
Phillips.…

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First Regiment of Cavalry-Mass. Vols. Chronology
On the 3rd of September 1861, Governor Andrew issued an order for the enlistment of the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, Massachusetts Volunteers. The call was obeyed with {alacrity} and an excellent…

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Group of five men in a row with two women in the center front

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Florence Nicovic, first honors in county at Eastern States Expotstion, in her garden in Willimansette

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Foresters Hall, Meadow Street, Willimansett

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Left to right - Ethel T. Dyer, supervisor school garden and canning work, Dorothy Dunn, assistant, and 48 jars of canned goods with which Aldenville Club won first prize at WorcesterFair

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Forty-Sixth Regiment of Infantry-Mass. Vols. Chronology
This regiment was raised in obedience to a call for 300,000 additional troops for service during a period of none months. The original order of President Lincoln, dated August 4th 1862,…

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Photograph of a small group of people, two men on either side of two women in the middle, in coats and ties and dresses

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Francis A. Bushee
Born in Newton, Mass._Son of David Bushee,_by occupation a Manufacturer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 1st Regiment of Cavalry._Company F._Mustered 12 Sept. 1861.
Was with his command in its several…

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Francis N. Norcross.

Born at Lancaster, Mass.___Son of Henry Norcross,___by occupation a Shoemaker,___Unmarried,___at the age of 26 enlisted at Springfield, Mass. February 10th., 1862, as a recruit to the 10th Regiment of Infantry, Mass.…

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Francis O. Moody
Born in South Hadley, Mass._Son of Marshall H. Moody,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry. Mass. Vols. Company K.
Detailed as drummer, while at Camp Banks,…

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Frank A. Johnson
Born in Temple, N.H._Son of Allen Johnson,_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 22 enlisted for nine months in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Conn. Vols. Company A.
He signed the enlistment roll on the 1st of September,…

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Frank Arden, life insyrance, and R. Edward Morrissey, 2nd hand man

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Frank F. Browne
Born in South Halifax, Vt._Son of William G. Browne,_by occupation a Printer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Frank S. Jerusik, fireman at Cabot Street Fire House

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Frank S. Tourtellotte
Born in Charlton, Mass._Son of Samuel Tourtellotte,_by occupation a Machinist,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlsited for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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Frank Thornton
Born in Ireland_Son of Frank Thornton_By occupation a Laborer_Unmarried_At the age of 21 years on 19 October, 1864, enlisted for one year in the 11th Reg. Maine Infantry Vol’s_Mustered in same date, and assigned to company…

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Franklin V. Oviatt
Born in Bridgeport, Ct._Son of Daniel B. Oviatt_by occupation a Mechanic_Married_At the age of 35 years, on July 10, 1862, enlisted for 3 years, in the 37th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry_Mustered 4 Sept., 1862 and assigned to…

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Frederic A. Churchill
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Sylvester Churchill,_by occupation a Harness Maker,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 25th Regiment of Cavalry, N.Y. Vols._Company C.
Mustered into service, January 15,…

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Frederic Arbuckle.

Born in Ireland,___Son of ,___by occupation a Clerk,___Unmarried,___at the age of 20 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Comapny D.
Mustered into service June 21st.,…

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Frederick Waite
Born in Dunbarton, N.H._Son of Augustus White,_by occupation a Farmer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
The…

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Frederick A. Churchill
Born in Chicopee. Son of Sylvester Churchill. By occupation a Harness-maker. Single. At the age of 18, on Febr’y 17, 1864, enlisted for 3 years in the 25th Reg. N.Y. Cavalry Vol’s, Company “D”. Mustered into the…

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Academy Street side of the new Chicopee High School

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Looking from the rear porch upriver at the Fisk Tire Plant in the distance

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Gatekeeper and watchman, John Sullivan, is seated on the right next to another individual at the entrance of A.G. Spalding & Bros., a manufacturer of sporting goods. Located in Chicopee center on the banks of the Chicopee River, Spalding had a metal…

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View of Front Street from front entrance of Chicopee High School.

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Side view of a row of four three-story apartment buildings on Front Street across from the high school. The last one in the row is the home of the Postmaster and Mrs. R.A. Cronand.

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View of the front of the Starzyk Building from Center and Exchange Streets. Built in 1832, it was formerly the Wells Opera House.

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A group of boys playing games at the fifth annual outing school garden and gardens club at High School

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Otis E. Hall, Hampden County Boys Club Leader, and one of the successful young gardeners during the inspection

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View of a wide dirt road with trees, sidewalks and houses on both sides of the image

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Pedestrians on left street corner gaze on a nearly empty square during World War I. City Hall is on the right and A.G. Spalding is in the background. During World War I the federal government proclaimed gasless Sundays in order to conserve gasoline.

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Workers near the conveyer wait for tires in molds which are destined for the vulcanizers on their right. As these molds arrive, these workers will place one mold on top of another until they fill the vulcanizer.

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Geo. A. Field, hardware dealer on Exchange Street

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George A. Ferrin
Born in {Elmarc}, Vt._Son of Nathen {L.} Terrin_By occupation a Farmer._At the age of 18, on 16 July 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Mass. Inf. Vol’s, Company “A”. Rank, Private. Mustered into service on Sept.…

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George A. Hall
Born in West Brookfield, Mass._Son of Moses Hall,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D.
Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
At…

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George A. Whitney

Born in Greenfield, Mass.__Son of Josiah Whitney,___by occupation an Engraver,___Married___at the age of 23 years enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company F.___Mustered into service June 21,…

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George B. Mead.

Born in Franklin County, New York___Son of Philaander Mead,___by occupation a Watchman,___Married,___at the age of 20 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company F.__
Mustered into service June…

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George Blasdale

Born in Calais, France, ___ Son of Matthew Blasdale, ___ by occupation a Machinist, ___ Unmarried, ___ at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company G. ___ Mustered into service on…

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George Croshier
Born in Chicopee Falls, Mass_Son of George Croshier_By occupation a Painter_Single_At the age of 17 years, on March 20, 1864, enlisted for (probably) 3 years in the 57th Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Infantry_Date of muster unknown_Company…

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George D. Justin.

Born in South Deerfield, Mass.,___Son of George K. Justin,___by occupation a Clerk,___Unmarried,___at the age of 23 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company F.___Sworn into service June…

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George Evans.

Born in Ireland___Son of Thos Evans___By occupation a Laborer___Married___At the age of 27, in June, 1861, enlisted for 3 years in the 10th Reg. Mass. Vol. Infantry___Mustered in July 1861___Assigned to Company "E"___Rank Private…

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George H. Hubbard.

Born in Hartford, Conn.___Son of Joel Hubbard,___by occupation a Painter,___Married,___at the age of 22 enlisted for three years in the 21st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.___Comapny B.___
Mustered into service August 16,…

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George H. Knapp
Born in Lowell, Mass._ Born of Daniel Knapps, _by occupation a Lawyer,_Married_ at the age of 26 enlisted for nine months in in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass, Vote. Company D.
When it was with first proposed to organize a…

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George H. Walker.

Born in Madison, Me.___Son of Samuel C. Walker,___by occupation a Carpenter,___Unmarried,___at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 21st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company F.___Mustered into service August 16,…

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George H. Whipple
Born in Bethlehem, N.Y._Son of Christopher Whipple_Occupation at date of Enlistment a Machinist_Married_On the 25th July 1864, at the age of 26 years, enlisted for three years in the 32nd Reg. Mass. Infantry Vols, Company “A”. …

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George J. Alden.

Born in Ludlow, Mass.___Son of Jefferson Alden,___by occupation a Mechanic,___Unmarried,___at the age of 28 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company I.___
Mustered into service in September,…

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George L. Ballard
Born in Lancaster, N.H._Son of William Ballard,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 23 enlisted for three years in the 37th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company A.
Mustered into service September 4, 1862, and…

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George L. Dane
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Dexter Dane,_by occupation a Machinist,_Unmarried,_at the age of 23 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th…

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George L. Jacques
Born in Canada,_Son of {Unknown},_by occupation a Saddler,_Married,_at the age of 26 enlisted for three years in the 31st Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company E.
Mustered into service December 10, 1861.
He deserted from the…

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George S. Colton
Born in Northfield, Mass._Son of Daniel Colton,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Married,_at the age of 35 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th,…

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George S. Kilby
Born in Burke, Vt._Son of Thomas B. Kilby,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 29 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
Appointed…