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  • Tags: 1920s

Address by Amherst native, and United States Attorney General, Harlan Fiske Stone to the League of Republican Women in Washington, D.C. The topic of the talk is the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

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Advertisement for the trucking business of Edward S. Puffer, dealer in coal, wood, ice, hay, grain, meal and feeds.

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Aerial view of the west side of North Pleasant Street south to Amity Street. The building which was the Elm Tree Inn, and which housed the Amherst Tavern, was the first house at the center of the photograph. The top of the Amherst House is visible in…

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Aerial view of the east side of North Pleasant Street south to Main Street, including the area that is now Boltwood Walk. Shows the location of the old Amherst Boys' Club building and the old High School and Junior High School on Lessey Street as…

Automobile parked outside the building which was an inn and post office for Massachusetts Agricultural College. It was later known as College Inn.

Members of the Amherst Boys Club working on a project on Cleanup Day. Boys are at work shoveling dirt near a parked a two-horse cart filled with dirt. Kellogg Avenue School is in the background.

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…

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Article from the Springfield Republican describing the houses that once stood around the Town Common and at other areas near the center of Amherst.

This is the area behind the commercial blocks on the north side of upper Main Street in Amherst where Bueno Y Sano is now located. The College Candy Kitchen was located in the Nash Block before the fire in February of 1928 destroyed the building. The…

Photograph of the Dickinson Homestead.

A view of Connecticut river and Mount Holyoke from the Northampton side. A man stands by a boat on the ferry landing looking across.Some farm buildings and the tramway to the Summit House visible on the Hockanum shore.

Agricultural produce exhibited by the South Amherst Grange. Produce includes potatoes, corn, eggs, squash, and carrots.

The Fiske/Cutler house was located at the corner of North Pleasant Street and Cowles Lane. The house was razed for the construction of St. Brigid's Church.

Photograph taken from a dry higher ground behind the Roger Johnson house looking toward the farms surrounded by flood water in the Northampton meadows.

Group portrait of members of the Amherst Boys Club with the clubhouse in the background. Written on back: "A portion of the Friday p.m. Boys Club. We have a membership of 45 boys representing all churches - Protestant, Catholic, Jewish."
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