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Gertrude Dewitt of the Board of Health Office

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Dennis "Doc" J. Haggerty, Chicopee Building Inspector

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Lucia E. Coleman Principal of Valentine School

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Miss Stella Howard Principal of the Chapin School

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Miss Elizabeth Griffin of Montcalm School

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Miss Katherine Parsons of Valentine School

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Miss Sarah Lamagdelaine, Supervisor of Playgrounds

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Mary R. Allaire, President of the Chicopee Teachers Association

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Mrs. K. Tarka, Polish Welfare Worker for Board of Health, interpretor for the poor and school department

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Miss Maude B. McCarthy Dispensary Nurse

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Miss Julia Dailey School Nurse

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Miss Agnes Manning School Nurse

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

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District Nurse Mary McCarthy and unidentified woman

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Superintendent of Water Department, M.J. Dillon, and foreman William O'Brien, seen waving through the windshield

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Superintendent of Strs, Edward Bourbeau, and his automobile

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A bunch of Chicopee Alderman on an annual inspection trip

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Joseph M. Grise, President of the Board of Trade, on right, and Paul P. Starzyk of the Starzyk Building

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Two brothers who drive trucks with their truck

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Mr. and Mrs. Frank Driscoll a week before marriage

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Left to right, Mary Anne Spencer, of East Longmeadow, and Mr. and Mrs. James Lawton, of 39 Lombard Street, Fairview, celebrating at the June 28th Golden Wedding party.

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Rev. James Ainslie and Rev. Douglas G. Guest on Memorial Day at the Fairview Cemetery

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

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Left to right, standing on the steps of Central Baptist Church at the last religious meeting held within, David Gamble, Leslie Tenny and W.E. Heathart

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Todd and Baldwin bicycle sundries hardware etc., Masoinc Building

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John Sullivan, at right, at A.G. Spalding and Brothers gate.

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

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Wilfred J. Ryder, a Falls milk dealer and a jolly good fellow

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Patrolman Michael F. Hichson

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Patrolman Joseph M. Rock

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Patrolman Stanislaw Kowalewski

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Patrolman Philip Gelina

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

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Patrolman P.J. Garvey at a call box

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Patrolman Stanley Gibson

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Reserve Patrolman George Withey, 9 years in the U.S. Army with Pershing in the Phillipines

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Sgt. Frank L. Wright, leading

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Inpsector Edward Connor of the policeforce

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Patrolman John J. O'Connor, day desk man Falls police station

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Patrolman Michael F. Noonan

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Sgt. Francis A. Linehan

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

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Stevenson Moore, Truant Officer

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Junior High School Principal John J. Desmond later elected superintendent of schools

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Alderman Percy M. Alden, 50 fairview Ave.

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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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Geo. A. Field, hardware dealer on Exchange Street

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Joseph Orr, Board of Health

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The most sought after man (and the most liberally cussed man) in Chicopee and also one of the best fellows on the job - Supt. Of Streets, Bourbeau

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

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Frank S. Jerusik, fireman at Cabot Street Fire House

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John Buckley, veteran engineer at water department pumping station

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James A. Braziel, No 1 letter carrier

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Felix Furtek prominent in Polish affairs

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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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John Scanlan former alderman and hustler in wre (?) drives

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

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Edward F. McDonnell, Proprietor Pomeroy Coal Co.

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Roland J. Goodwin, President of the Ward 7 Citizen's Association and Secretary of the Fairview Municipal Club

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Clyde Beaudry, Falls news dealer

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Charles T. Hendrick of White Church

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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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Rev. Albert Gordon, pastor of the United Presbyterian Church at 49 Lemuel Ave.

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

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William H. (Winkie) Theroux, Chicopee's fight promotor and restaurant keeper

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Mayor James E. Higgins on the steps of City Hall

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Charles W. Bray, Associate County Commisioner

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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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Montcalm School Head to Foot Club, Ann Haley, supervisor, is not in the picture

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Acheivement Clubs Exhibit Fairview

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Valentine School Acheivement Club with each member wearing a dress she made while a member

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

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Valentine School Head to Foot Club with supervisor Mary Cronan in center

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Fairview Junior Acheivement Club, Montcalm School

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Scene at Bee Distribution Day

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Boy drawing for second choice of hives on distribution day

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Scene at Bee Distribution Day

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Scene at Bee Distribution Day

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Scene at Bee Distribution Day

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Scene at Bee Distribution Day

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Scene at Bee Distribution Day

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Mr. Sanborn advising youngsters on Bee Distribution Day

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Boy drawing for first choice of hives on distribution day

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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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Catherine Thomas, Fairview, 12, canning four years

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

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School garden supervisors, city officials and Hampden County officials at annual garden outing and inspection

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

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

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Ralph Rich, champion bee keeper at the fifth annual outing school garden and gardens club at High School

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Marcia Woodgall, a successful canner and gardener at the fifth annual outing school garden and gardens club at 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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Dorthy Dunn, assistant garden and canning supervisor, with one of her younf gardeners

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Leondina Bozzi, President of the Head to Foot Club in Fairveiw, and prize winner in school gardening and canning

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Some of pemental boys peas during school garden trip

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A young school gardener in his garden

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Anthony Pemental and his corn school garden trip 1920

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

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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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Young boy with garden tool in the garden he tends

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Robert Pemental, brother to Anthony, in his garden

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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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Noral Driscoll, assistant garden supervisor, school garden boys

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Left to right -Dorothy Dunn, Ethal T. Dyer, Garden Supervisor, Ann Haley, Mary Cronan and Noral Driscoll

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Left to right - Ann Haley, Otis E. Hall, Hampden County Boys Club Leader, Mary Cronan, Noral Driscoll, Dorothy Dunn, Ethal T. Dyer, Garden Supervisor

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Aldenville Canning Club members showing her canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club members showing her canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club members showing their 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 their canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club members and their canned goods

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Aldenville Canning Club member and her canned goods

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

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Scene from the 5th annual school outing held at the high school - school garden and canning clubs

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Aldenville Playground Exhibition 1921 showing a table with crafts

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Fairview woman, 73, gardening

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

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Crowd at playground exhibition on Spruce Street, 1921

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Fairview Playground Exhibit showing the first aid cabinet

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Aldenville Playground Exhibition 1921 showing a table with crafts

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

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Swimmers in the water at the Dana Pond Recreation Area opening

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Crowd at Dana Pond Opening

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Mrs. Napolean St. Francis, left, and Thomas Doyle, of the School Committee, at Dana Pond Opening

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Mrs. Napolean St. Francis at the Dana Pond opening ceremony

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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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From left to right - Mayor James E. Higgins, Mrs. Napolean St. Francis, secretary of the playground commision, and Frank Warburton, superintendent of Dana Pond

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A chatauqua tent full of Chicopee's workers an unidentified event

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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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Looking along Broadway from the point of Lincoln Grove

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Spruce Street Park showing open space and a swing set

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Group of children on Sherman or Doane Pond

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Lincoln Grove

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Baseball Game at Lincoln Park

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Ames Family School corner of Front and Grape Streets

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

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Willansett Sewing Class at the Chapin School on Chicopee 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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The Bonneville School building that was at one time on Academy Street and served as parochial residence of Reverend Al Fredrick Bonneville of Assumption Church

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George S. Taylor School showing the Chicopee Falls Branch Public Library on the left

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George S. Taylor School on Belcher Street viewed through trees

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Aldenville School schoolhouse viewed from the right front of the building

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Side of the Church Street School viewed from the Grove Street corner

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School Street School

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Front view of the Church Street School

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Montcalm Street School showing the completed construction

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Robinson School viewed from Grape Street

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Belcher School

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Willansett School

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Grape Street School viewed from Grape Street

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Spruce Street School viewed from the front

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North Chicopee School from Royal Street

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Royal School, Fairview

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Chicopee Street School

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Smith-Highland School

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Sheridan Street School from Taylor Street

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Chapin School, Willimansett from Chicopee Street

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Alvord School at Broadway and Summer Streets

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Montcalm Street School showing the latest addition at left

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Valentine School with glimpse of Robinson School

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The shaded walk from the new Chicopee High School looking toward Front Street

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Bonneville Avenue side of the new Chicopee High School

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Chicopee's new high school from the west side back view

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The garage of the new Chicopee High School

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Chicopee High School from the back showing two doors to the garage and the old building to be removed

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Academy Street side of the new Chicopee High School

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Academy Street side of the new Chicopee High School

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The shaded walk from Front Street to the new Chicopee High School

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

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Soldier's Monument on the grounds of the new high school

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

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Dosaliv Loselle, 6 Gardner Rd. Young band boy in 5 and 6; three months there. Location: Chicopee, Massachusetts.

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Peter Pluta (right hand boy), 2 Bertha Ave. Works in spinning room. Two years there Henry Fritz (left hand), 56 Cheever St. Has worked in spinning room two or three months. Location: Chicopee, Massachusetts.

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Louis Langevin, 318 Friend St. Works in spinning room #7. Florida St. Cyr, 24 Gray St. Works in spinning #7. Location: Chicopee, Massachusetts.

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A young boy, unable to speak a word of English. Working here. A boy said his name is John Krakowski. Location: Chicopee, Massachusetts.

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Andrew Stefanik, a bobbin boy, works as spare boy.
Location: Chicopee, Massachusetts

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Group of girls, adolescents. A young fellow made a very vulgar remark and they all laughed. Next day I heard one of the girls use profanity before all the men and boys.
Location: Chicopee, Massachusetts.

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Group of workers in the Dwight Mfg. Co. Sophie Motralske, (smallest girl), 3 Lawrence Rd. Works in spinning room.
Location: Chicopee, Massachusetts.

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Group of workers in Dwight Mfg. Co. Stanley Twarog (one of the smallest boys), 81 Park St. Works in spinning room. Tony Sccha [i.e., Soccha], (Shortest boy in front, overalls. Very young. 65 Exchange St. A bobbin Boy in Room 7; has been there a year.…

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Andrew Stefanik, (on right hand). (see label 2637). Arthur Asslin, (on left) 118 Front St. Been working here one year. May be 14 or 15.
Location: Chicopee, Massachusetts.

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Watchman Stanislaus Fabara, 59 Exchange St. Works in cloth room. The day before he gave me his name as Frank Fabara and today said it was wrong. "We give wrong names when we think trouble is coming." Two other boys here acknowledge giving me wrong…

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Langwald's Pond, Fairview being considered for the Willimansett water supply

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Langwald's Pond, Fairview being considered for the Willimansett water supply

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Photograph showing the cove in Langwald's Pond

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View of a smaller pond two miles above Langwald's Pond showing the excellent watershed, which continues betond the curve in the water and out of sight

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Langwald's Pond, Fairview being considered for the Willimansett water supply

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Langwald's Pond, Fairview being considered for the Willimansett water supply

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Langwald's Pond, Fairview being considered for the Willimansett water supply

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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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Group photograph of several women in white dresses, with two wearing dark dresses, in front of a vine covered wall

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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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View of the city of Chicopee looking West from the city's hopsital

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Portrait of City Hospital Matron, Miss Mahoney with porch columns

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Looking North from City Hospital through trees and field in the forground with Mt. Tom in the distance

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The Sun House entrance on the right and small trees and field on the left

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View of the north side and wing of City Hospital

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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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View of the South side of City Hospital showing stairs to side entrance and porch to the right

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View of the rear entrance to City Hospital

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Dirt road with shrubs and telephone poles

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Looking at the dirt lane, Trilby Ave., that leads to City Hospital

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

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View of a frozen Chicopee River with trees on the right and small manufaturing plant and smoke stack in the distance

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View of Howard Street looking south after a snow storm

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View of Riverview Terrace from above showing the snow-covered, but shovelled, street and sidewalks

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Photograph of a car partially buried in snow

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A northwest view of a frozen and snowy Chicopee River from Riverview Terrace

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Snowy Scene of a large house with columns at the corner of Howard and Pleasant Streets

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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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Photograph showing a twenty foot tall snowman with two men at the top of one tall ladder that is leaning on the back of the snowman

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

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

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Looking across the Chicopee River at the oppostie shore

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

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Photograph of trees and hedges in front yard of a house that appears on the left top of the image

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View of a dirt road, Riverview Terrace, with trees obscuring the houses on the right side of the image

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Entrance to Fariview Cemetery from Academy Street

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Sheridan Street looking West from St. Patrick's Church with row houses on the left side

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Madison Street from Broadway Street

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Silent Policeman at Market Square

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Silent Policeman at Market Square looking up Springfield Street hill

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East Street looking straight on

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Plank Walk with cleats leading to Sand Hill, Dwight Terrace

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Fairview Avenue from Springfield Street

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Site of a proposed fire engine house on Grattan Street oposite Marchand's Hall

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Looking at Market Square at intersection of Exchange and Center Streets

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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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Mrs. Ben Bemis flower garden with houe in the background, Academy Street

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

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

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View of the second dam, Chicopee River, from the covered bridge

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Caption reads: "from porch to lands beyond

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

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View of the Willimansett "Y" looking Southwest with Chicopee Street on the right and Meadow Street on the left

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View of the front of the North End Improvement Association building on Hamshire Street

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Foresters Hall, Meadow Street, Willimansett

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View of the Links at the Oxford Country Club

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View of the Masonic Temple, Belcher Lodge from the street showing the front porch and buildings in the back.

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View of the Oxford Country Club House showing the entrance and the second story porch.

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View of the South side of Main Street from Grove Street showing the street and homes of the Chicopee Manufacturing Company employees.

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The Moore Homestead at the corner of School and Center Streets. It was demolished to make way for the Chicopee Savings Bank building at the same location.

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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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Large house set back from Broadway Street belonging to I.H. Page.

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Front view of Chicopee Mayor James E. Higgins' home at 61 Montgomery Street in the Falls section of the city.

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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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View of the West Main Street Boarding House showing the vine covered side of the building and the fenced in entrance. It was the former boarding house for the Chicopee Manufacturing Company.

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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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Veiw of the the George Bray Home located at the corner of Walnut and Summer Streets. Photographed from the side of house with fence and leafless trees.

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Veiw of the Max Cohn Home at the corner of Cabot and School Streets.

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

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View of the Walsh Tenament Block with the City Hall tower and the Public Library in the backgound. A few people are seen walking on the sidewalk in front of the tenament.

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View of a white two story house with trees in the foreground blocking the view of the front. A fence draws a line across the middle of the frame.

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View of the The Ludden Three-Deckers on Riverview Terrace with trees and one car parked on the roadside.

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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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Front view of the home of A.L.A Aumann at 116 School Street. Was an agent for the Dwight Manufacturing Company.

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Moncalm Street, Fairview, looking towards Britton Street with leafless trees and houses on the right and utility poles on the left.

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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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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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Front view of Walsh Block, Sprngfield Street with a woman walking and holding a child's hand and a man walking on the left bottom of the photograph.

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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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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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View of trees and the house of N.P. Ames in the background.

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

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

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

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Photograph of several men loading the triple-com pumper at Cabot Street Station May 19, 1921.

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Photograph of three men with building in the background

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New tripple-com pumper truck at the Willimanset firehouse with Captain Thompson-Fountain in the front seat. Hose number 5 is in the background.

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Four men conversing

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Work being done on the standpipe foundation while supervisor (?) Sullivan and Alderman F.C. Flint, chairman of the Water Committee watch.

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View of the ditch and wood frame for a 130-foot standpipe.

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Workers prepare the foundation frame, built with wood, for a 130-foot standpipe

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Workers laying a 130-foot standpipe in the ground

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Source of Cooly Brook and Chicopee's water supply surrounded by trees.

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Trees and foliage marking the head watersheds of Cooley Brook.

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Trees marking the head watersheds of Cooley Brook.

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

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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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Buckley's Newsroom with exhibit of Liberty Loan posters

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Wide view of Main Street from the South looking west

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

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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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Front View of the Hose House from Grattan Street.

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View of the Fairview Fire Station.

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

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View of the Willimanset Fire House.

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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 of the Municipal Lighting Plant on Front Street.

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View of the Cabot Street Engine House from the front.

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.

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.

Skipmunk : a story of Chicopee 1978 (Vol. 2 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. 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 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.

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 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.

World War II Scrapbook Page 1

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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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Jitneys transporting people during the holdup of the Holyoke trolleys on Grattan Street.

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Local Polish people on the 130th anniversary of the adoption of the Polish Constitution

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A cat sits on the porch of a Chicopee resident.

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

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

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West Main Street during Gasless Sunday, September 1, 1918 at 4 o'clock.

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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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The whole bunch of workers at Salvation Army Drive- "Charlie" A. Ludden (Chairman).

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United Presbyterian Church located on busy Market Square with pedestrians and cars passing by.

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Alderman James J. Jennings stands talking to unidentified man outside Dr. Fred B. Grady's Dentist office.

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

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Boy working in a vegetable garden.

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Woman and boy in sun hats standing in vegetable field on farm.

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

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Fairview woman of 73 years working in her garden.

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View of Front Street from front entrance of 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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Chicopee High School Front Street entrance with view of clock.

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

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Street view of homes, trees, and a boy with a ball on Trilby Avenue in Aldenville.

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Winter landscape view of the Fisk Tire Plant looking toward the Falls on the Chicopee River from the Chicopee Isolation Hospital.

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Street view of homes on Howard Street located between Springfield and School Streets.

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

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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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Landscape view with flower garden of Mrs. Mary S. Bemis.

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Train tracks running behind Chicopee Electric Company on Front Street.

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

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South side of Main Street looking west from Grove street, showing excellent condition of street and homes of Chicopee Manufacturing Company empolyees.

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

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Homes known as "three deckers" on Front Street, opposite the high school on Front Street.

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Cohn family home on the corner of Cabot and School Streets with boy walking on sidewalk.

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City blocks with view of city hall, public library, Ames smoke stack, and railroad station.

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View of four "three decker" apartment buildings from Riverview Terrace.

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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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Acting Fire Chief Frank J.G. Thetreault, Mayor James E. Higgins and Mechanic Frank Jerusik testing a new Lefrance pump.

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

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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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Public library on Center Street with bunting, street view with cars and woman walking.

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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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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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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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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.

Joseph M. Grise, of George Beesly Company, men's furnishings in Chicopee, speaks from the podium to the crowd assembled at the Montcalm School in Chicopee. School children holding small flags are standing in front of the podium. All are looking at…

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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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Eight Red Cross nurses are standing adjacent to their truck. The nurse in the middle is holding an embroidered cross, the symbol of their organization. Two nurses, standing on each side of her, hold two small flags which frame the cross. Their…

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A group of young women lead the procession to the dedication of the World War I monument at the Montcalm School in Chicopee. They are carrying an oversized, unfurled American flag.

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On the podium in front of the Montcalm School, school children are singing at the dedication ceremony of the World War I monument. Their choral director leads them and other school children are holding American flags standing in front of the podium.…

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Chicopee Mayor, James E. Higgins, stands to the left on a decorated podium in front of the Montcalm School. Standing in a group on the right side of the podium is James C. Buckley, City Clerk and Chairman of the World War I Monument Dedication…

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A closeup of the World War I monument after the formal unveiling ceremony. The top portion of the monument has an engraving of two American flags, one facing to the left and the other to the right. Under this engraving there is an inscription which…

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A girl scout troop is standing in a two-by-two formation on the walkway of a public school. Preparing to march with their captain in the parade on Memorial Day, they are dressed in their scout uniforms and campaign hats. This was a type of hat worn…

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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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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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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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A group of young women wearing summer dresses walk in the procession at Calvary Cemetery. Behind them is the long line of the procession led by by a marcher carrying the flag. Calvary consists of twenty-five acres of land and is on Hampden Street in…

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Led by policemen and a brass band, scouts enter Calvary Cemetery on Memorial Day. Calvary was built by John Chase in 1836 and it is one of the oldest Catholic cemeteries in Chicopee.

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Four young girl scouts who are members of a troop sponsored by the "Polish National Alliance" are carrying a floral display on Memorial Day. A banner on the right side of the display shows the initials "PNA" which stand for the alliance.

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Young spectators are walking alongside a uniformed brass band which is leading a Memorial Day parade near Market Square in Chicopee center. Directly behind, the rest of the parade is making its way from the Square.

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On Memorial Day parade marchers are walking west on Exchange Street from Market Square in Chicopee center. On the left, a pipe band in kilts is playing and two marchers behind them are carrying flags.

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An empty grandstand on Memorial Day, 1921, decorated in red, white and blue bunting. In the background, spectators are awaiting the dignitaries who will preside at the ceremonies on this day.

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A front view of the plaque placed on the pedestal of the Soldiers & Sailors Monument. A metallic eagle is perched on the plaque which bears the following inscription: "Chicopee erects this monument in grateful memory of all her sons who served on…

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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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A view of a bronze statue done by Melzar H. Mozman, a prominent sculptor from Chicopee. The heroic woman stands on a pedestal of granite. In her right hand she holds a wreath, and in her left a shield which is a tribute to the fallen of World War I.

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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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Two young women from the Fairview section of Chicopee are standing behind their beehives. On the left is Miss Ethel T. Dyer who was the supervisor of the Aldenville Canning Club.

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

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View of the dam in Chicopee Falls. The dam was built in the 1820s as a power source for burgeoning industries. On the left is a cluster of buildings which was the Belcher and Taylor Agricultural Tool Company. After the Civil War they supplied…

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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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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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Solin's Market was located at 110 West Street in the west end of Chicopee. Grocer with apron is standing on the left under the awning of the market.

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Business block at 695 Grattan Street in the Aldenville section of Chicopee. Two men are standing in front of the Aldenville Cash Market; on the left is J. A. Lamothe Druggist.

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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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Front view of prominent business building located at thecorner of Springfield and Exchange Streets in downtown Market Square. A few people can be seen walking on the sidewalk in front of thebuilding past a small group that has gathered at the right

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Ten trucks parked at the loading dock are getting ready to make shipments of finished tires. These tires will be delivered to dealers and the 130 branch stores operated by the Fisk Tire Company. The shipping department was always very busy in the…

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Two workers from the shipping department of the Fisk Tire Company inspect tires before they are put into the warehouse storage area. On the right, their supervisor is inspecting a stack of finished tires ready for storage. In the 1920s, this…

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The safety bulletin in the display case has the following slogan on top: Safety saves sickness, suffering, sadness. On the bottom, it shows a series of health cartoons about the dangers of spreading infection and warns, "Don't spit!" Just several…

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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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Inside the emergency hospital at the plant, there are counters with medical supplies against the back wall. Two sinks stand on each side of these counters. The room also contains a portable hospital bed and dispensary table and chair.

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Two employees are working on a machine which wraps finished tires. To their left a stack of tires is waiting to be wrapped. On the right Fisk non-skid tires are wrapped and piled neatly on a pallet.

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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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Two workers in the shipping department are inspecting finished tires which they are holding upright on a table. Nearby on wooden pallets, tires of various tread design are stacked and bundled.

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A tire with a visible inner tube leans against a stack of nearby tires. The invention of the pneumatic tire, i.e., a vulcanized tire with an inflatable inner tube gave passengers in automobiles a smooth, comfortable ride. By the 1920s, the Fisk Tire…

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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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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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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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Two workers standing on opposite sides of the conveyer remove the harness which was used to lower the upper mold onto a tire encased by a bottom mold. Removal of the harness was the final procedure before a tire was placed for curing into the…

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A group of workers standing on each side of a conveyer lower the top half of a mold over an unfinished tire which has been placed by other workers into a bottom mold. Molds which were made of metal resembled halves of a giant hollowed out donut.

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Inside the safety bulletin case, management of the plant has placed a poster which shows and describes how a worker injured his finger while placing his hand on a tire hanging from the overhead track; the worker next to him pushed a tire which…

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Two workers on each side of a conveyor belt are removing unfinished tires from hooks attached to an overhead track. Each unfinished tire was then placed on the conveyor belt where it traveled to the mold room.

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Cord tires awaiting vulcanization are dangling from metal hooks attached to pulleys. These pulleys ran on an overhead circular track. Because of this round shape, workers at the Fisk Tire Company referred to this section of the vulcanizing room as…

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Workers are applying the special rubber stripe which will be the sidewall of the cord tire. This sidewall rubber was made by a special machine at the plant. When the sidewalls were built up, the tires were now ready to be shipped to the vulcanizing…

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A worker operates a machine which winds cord around the rim of a metal core. For cord tires, the circumference of the core was smaller than the inside of the tire because these tires expanded when they were put into the vulcanizing machines.

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A worker carefully looks at tire cord stretched out on the table. This cotton fabric constituted twenty five percent of every cord tire built by the Fisk Tire Company. The durability of a Fisk tire depended on the careful handling of the fabric by…

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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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Tire cord wound on spools is piled in a bin. This cord made from a specially designed fabric was used in the manufacture of tires. In the 1920's three different factories were making tire cord for the Fisk Tire Company.

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Two workers with large knives are cutting bundled sheets of rubber. On the left the worker is carefully looking at his scale in order to determine the weight of his cut.

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The managers of the Fisk Tire Company are seated at a table with their secretary to the right. Meetings were held in the administration building which faced Grove Street in Chicopee Falls. On the wall to the left is a framed, enlarged photograph of…

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This five-story building was the main production facility of the tire company. Founded in 1896, as one building and known as the Spalding & Pepper Rubber Company, it grew to be one of the nation's largest tire making facilities.

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Two trimmed photographs of Charles Tracy and William Chapman Tracy, Charles Tracy's brother

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Eight handwritten pages of Charles H. Tracy's genealogy

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

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Invitation to unveiling of Congressional Medal of Honor grave marker for Charles H. Tracy

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Photograph fo Congressional Medal of Honor with accompanying letter explaning why replica medal cannot be provided

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City of Chicopee grave registration for Charles H. Tracy with biographical dataopy of City of Chicopee grave registration for Charles H. Tracy with biographical data

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Charles H. Tracy's obituaries from Boston Globe/Boston Evening Transcript, Somerville Journal, and Springfield Union

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page 777 of infantry list showing Tracy and listing two Medals of Honor

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Tintype photography of Charles H. Tracy

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

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Typed letter to Representative S.W. McCall saying that Tracy's daughter does not qualify for payment

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Handwritten letter from Tracy's daughter to Representative Samuel W. McCall requesting help getting owed pension payment after Tracy's death

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Typed letter to Commissioner of Pensions James L. Davenport requesting payment to Tracy's daughter after his death

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Act granting pension increase to Charles H. Tracy

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Statement about Charles H. Tracy's health condition written and signed by physician Nelson M Wood, M.D.

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Request for information from Commissioner of Pensions

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Application to increase disability pension from $8 per month

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Affidavit by commanding officer about Sergeant Tracy's battle wound

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Document filed in Philadelphia describing wound that resulted in disability

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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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Disability discharge document for Charles H. Tracy

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Muster rolls for Charles H. Tracy from 1862 through 1864

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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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Langwald's pond and dam on Willimansett Brook after the dam broke on July 17, 1922. The wooden dam was constructed in 1900 and Landwald's Pond was a popular swimming hole for Fairview residents. Photograph developed by Guenther's Studio of Holyoke,…

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Robert's Pond and lower dam after the upper dam on Langwald's Pond burst on the morning of July 17, 1922. The wooden dam on Roberts Pond was built in 1900 and was used to harvest ice for A.H. Langwald's Icehouse. Photograph developed by Guenther's…

CCD-1875-6.441-447.pdf
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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Streets, Etc., In Chicopee.



Abbey, from junction of West, Center and Hampden, to Kimball.
Ash, from Center, opposite Chestnut, to
South.
Bullens, from Exchange to School,
between Chestnut and West.
Cabot, from Front south to…

Directory 1928.pdf
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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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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The most advanced cotton machinery available at the time, automatic Draper Looms were used at Dwight Mills.

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

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Boarding houses were run by matrons who strictly enforced the rules of the house including a 10pm curfew, temperance, and weekly church attendance. Mill girls were charged approximately $1.25 per week to live in overcrowded boarding houses with as…