Amherst Record Photograph Collection

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Amherst Record Photograph Collection

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Photographs of local people and events taken for use in the Amherst Record newspaper. About 14,000 prints covering the late 1960's to early 1984.

Items in the Amherst Record Photograph Collection Collection

North Fire Station
North Fire Station on East Pleasant Street at Eastman Lane.

Tammy and Susan Stanley assisted by their father, John Stanley, ride down Potwine Lane in South Amherst on Sunday afternoon
Photograph of John Stanley walking beside his daughters, Tammy and Susan, who are riding ponies. They are on Potwine Street in South Amherst. A dog can be seen standing in the background.

Picnic at Puffer's Pond, Amherst
Photograph of people picnicking at Puffer's Pond in Amherst. Image was either taken, used, or both in the early 1980's.

Charles and Polly Longsworth on bicycle
Charles and Polly Longsworth on a bicycle on the Hampshire College campus. The Johnson Library can be seen in the background. September 26, 1968

Mittens and gloves at Jones Library
Child standing in front of mittens and gloves hung in front of fireplace at Jones Library. Caption on reverse reads, "March 27, 1974 Gene Westbrooks surveys a group of lost mittens and gloves strung across the fireplace in Jones Library."

Avocado plant at Jones Library
Child standing by an avocado plant at the Jones Library. Caption on reverse reads, "Sept. 26, 1973 Children's Room at the North Amherst Library is home to a flourishing avocado plant donated by Nanny Burack. This plant eventually made its way to…

Pottery Arts and crafts at Jones Library
Two women in a room with pottery equipment. Caption on reverse reads, "Arts and Crafts @ Jones Library."

Rebuilding the Jones Library front patio
Three people moving a cart on the front steps of the Jones Library. Caption on reverse reads, "Amherst Record, Sat., April 30th, 1977, p.4 Patsy Bischoff, the diminutive woman to the left, is helping unload a heavy slab to rebuild the patio in front…

Reception for Robert Francis at Jones Library 1977
Reception for Robert Francis at the Jones Library. Caption on reverse reads, "Amherst Record, weekend, Aug. 20, 1977, p.1 Reception for Robert Francis, Amherst poet, following presentation of a bust of Francis to the Jones Library by sculptor Anna…

Weaving in the Arts and Crafts Room at Jones Library
Woman seated at room full of weaving looms. Caption on reverse reads, "Arts and Crafts at Jones Library."

Returning library books fine free
A patron returning a lot of books without being charged fines. Information on reverse reads, "Amherst Record, Wed., Dec. 14, 1977, p. 6 Amherst Record, Sun., April 8, 1973, p.6 "Stealthily He Creeps - This fine old picture of a delinquent library…

South Amherst Fourth of July Parade
Photograph of the South Amherst Fourth of July parade with a girl riding a horse holding a American flag and wearing an eagle as a hat. Other costumed children are in the background

Amateur Rocketeer Club, July 16, 1969
Dow Holden and Raymond Cicia, members of a club of amateur rocketeers in East Amherst, ignite a solid-fuel rocket from a launch pad near Dow's home on Main St in Amherst.