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The garden behind Jones Library. Caption on reverse reads, "Jones Library Garden July 1933"

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View of rear of the east wing of Jones Library

Parking and Jones Library 1928.jpg
View of the east side of the library and the First National Bank with street parking for both cars and horses.

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This is the old fire station which stood on North Pleasant Street during its deconstruction. It was built in 1860 and razed in 1930. The gambrel roof of the new Jones Library building is visible in the background.

Jones Library Whipple House.jpg
Photograph taken from in front of the Whipple House on North Pleasant Street. The Jones Library operations moved into this house two days after the disastrous fire that destroyed the Amherst House in December of 1926. The elliptical window (barely…

Amherst House fire.jpg
View of the corner of Amity and South Pleasant Streets after the fire of December 9, 1926. The ruins of the Amherst House are visible, as well as the east side of the Amherst Cinema building. The Jones Library was operating on the second floor of the…

Whipple House and Garage.jpg
Keily Brothers Ford Sales and Service is on the left and the Jones Library, when it was in operation in the Whipple House, is on the right. Next to the Jones Library is the delicatessen of Louis Pappas, and next to that is the house in which Pappas…

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The Amherst House Block stood at the corner of South Pleasant and Amity Streets. The Amherst House Hotel was in operation on the upper levels and a number of businesses were located on the street level. Note the Jones Library signs on the second…

jones_library_192701_whipple_house.jpg
The Whipple House, which once housed the Jones Library. "Jan 1927" is written on the bottom right of the photo.

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The front of Jones Library in the background, with the parking lot across the street in the foreground

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Front of Jones Library with planting work in progress. Slide caption reads, "4/77 Jones Library old planting removed"

Amherst_Garden_Club.jpg
Members of the Garden Club working outside the Jones Library. Slide caption reads "10/7/77 Garden club Bulb planting at Jones Library"

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Three young women sitting in comraderie the remains of a picnic in front of them. Notation reads, "J. L. girls, L to R, Kane, Powers, Fish." Probably Annise B. Kane, Frances Powers, Dorothy M. Fish. All three women were employed by the Jones Library…

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Charles R. Green showing Robert Frost a book in the Frost Room at the Jones Library.
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