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Name Winchester Center

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Image of 1300.71 - Winchester Historic Center Walking Tour

1300.71 - Winchester Historic Center Walking Tour

Walking tour map of the center of town and surrounding area. Insets of photographs of 48 historic houses and buildings. Included are the names of the first owners of each of the houses.

Image of 1300.89 - Retail Business Section, Winchester, Mass.

1300.89 - Retail Business Section, Winchester, Mass.

Blueprint map of Winchester Center showing footprint of businesses, some with proprietor's names

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FAM 1977.01 - William C. Cusack Collection

From 1967 to 1972, William C. Cusack researched the Civil War debt owed to Massachusetts with the intention of seeking repayment for the state. Included are William Cusack's notebooks, the manuscript, news clippings and correspondence from U.S. Senator Leverett Saltonstall, Congressman F. Bradford Morse and others; also some correspondence belonging to Elizabeth Cusack and newspaper articles written upon the publication of the book as well as a few photographs. Of note is a pamphlet "Some of the Facts about Winchester's Apartment House Policy." It is undated, but probably was written in the late 1960s by a group opposing apartment houses in the town. He used some of its pages to make notes

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FAM 2003.03 - Lawson Collection

This collection contains photographs that once belonged to the Lawson Family. The photographs exemplify various aspects of life in Winchester during the 20th century, including houses, classrooms, and churches. Also of interest are two volumes of class notes taken by Eleanor Drew in 1914 and 1916 when she studied nursing at Winchester Hospital.

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PH 1000.29 - Massachusetts Executive Office Communities and Development Slide Collection

This collection contains slides that are primarily views of Winchester Center. The collection also includes two sheets of house photographs. The photographs of the downtown, according to a text slide, were used to illustrate the issues of mix of land uses, pedestrian linkages, access to the Aberjona, and parking.

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PH 2005.18 - Wentworth Photograph Collection

This collection contains Wentworth family photographs of Winchester places and events. The photographs includes images of Winchester Town Center, churches, houses, and sporting events. Prints for many of the photographs have been made; others exist solely as negatives. The views listed below are those printed.

Image of 1200.01.03 - Trolley from Winchester to Boston, c. 1910

1200.01.03 - Trolley from Winchester to Boston, c. 1910

Trolley car, male and female passengers-well dressed-walking to or from trolley. Trolley stop at Winchester Hardware Store in Center. From an original photographic print filed in Document Box-Transportation; folder-Trolleys. Card is published by the Winchester Historical Society, 1990s.

Image of 1200.01.04 - Winchester Center

1200.01.04 - Winchester Center

Church Street looking toward railroad crossing, the Brown and Stanton building and Lyceum building. Buggy with two horses stand to the left. Copy 1 is tinted with hand-written note on front, postmark 1907. Copy 2 has hand-written note on front, postmark Nov. 16, 1906 Copy 3 is black and white , postmark 1908.

Image of 1200.01.06 - Brown & Stanton Block cor. Main & Pleasant Sts.

1200.01.06 - Brown & Stanton Block cor. Main & Pleasant Sts.

Brown &Stanton building showing stores on Main and Pleasant (now Mt. Vernon) Streets - F. [Frank] N. Abare pharmacist, J. [John] W. Rice & Co. grocer, [Benjamin] Lewis dentist and others. Pedestrians, horse and wagon are shown. Postmark is 1912.

Image of 1200.01.07 - Winchester, Mass. Baptist Church and Wadleigh School

1200.01.07 - Winchester, Mass. Baptist Church and Wadleigh School

Street scene - intersection of Pleasant/Mt. Vernon and Washington Streets. Original First Baptist Church and Wadleigh School. No pedestrians or vehicles.

Image of 1200.01.08 - Winchester, Mass. Parkway, High School and Unitarian Church

1200.01.08 - Winchester, Mass. Parkway, High School and Unitarian Church

Street scene - intersection of Main Street and Mystic Valley Parkway with High School and Unitarian Church. No pedestrians or vehicles. Copy 1 - handwriting on front Copy 2 - no writing

Image of 1200.01.10 - The Center and First Congregational Church

1200.01.10 - The Center and First Congregational Church

Center railroad crossing with the gate down at Main St. looking toward Church St. Automobiles and a pedestrian. First Congregational Church in background. A 4x6 copy has been scanned and printed. It is filed in Streets document box, folder Intersection\Rotary\Main\Mt Vernon\Shore\Church

Image of 1200.01.129 - Winchester Center

1200.01.129 - Winchester Center

View of downtown Main Street looking north toward the railroad overpass. To the left is the Locatelli Building and the entrance to Thompson Street. To the right are the Brown & Stanton Building, the Lieberman Building, and the Woolworth Building. Though the year is clear, the rest of the postmark is incomplete, probably March 1976.

Image of 1200.01.142 - Main Street, Winchester, Massachusetts

1200.01.142 - Main Street, Winchester, Massachusetts

Main Street looking south from the intersection with Thompson Street. The Locatelli Block is to the right and the Woolworth building to the left.

Image of 1200.01.143 - Main Street, Winchester, Massachusetts

1200.01.143 - Main Street, Winchester, Massachusetts

Main Street looking south from the intersection with Mount Vernon Street. The Locatelli Block is to the right and the Brown and Stanton Building to the left.

Image of 1200.01.187 - Scenic Town of Winchester

1200.01.187 - Scenic Town of Winchester

"The scenic town of Winchester, Massachusetts, just 8 miles north of Boston." This card show the town center with Wedge Pond at the top, the railroad tracks running horizontally through the center, Main Street running from the middle bottom off to the upper right, and Mystic Valley Parkway running from the left below the railroad to the lower right. Some of the buildings included are the white Congregational Church, the McCall Jr. High School (lower left), and the Lincoln Elementary School (lower right)

Image of 1200.10.127 - 612-632 Main Street

1200.10.127 - 612-632 Main Street

628-32 Main Street, side view from Elmwood Avenue.

Image of 1200.10.125 - 612-632 Main Street

1200.10.125 - 612-632 Main Street

612-626 and 632 Main Street, including Card Marine and Johnson Outboards.

Image of 1200.10.130 - 601 Main Street

1200.10.130 - 601 Main Street

Jenney gas station on Main Street, run by W. P. Roberts

Image of 1200.10.100 - Main Street

1200.10.100 - Main Street

Lieberman Block on Main Street in Winchester Center between the Brown and Stanton Building and the A&S Thompson Business Block. The post office was located here in the 1890s.