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front Old House in Essex, MA
c. 1884
Agnes Higginson (1810-1888) painted for all her life, but in her later years she depicted New England-style "salt box" houses scores of times in paintings like this.
front Shirred Rug depicting the Sheldon House
Arabella Sheldon (1812-1874) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, designed and made this rug to represent the house where she grew up.
front St. Stanislaus
By 1900 one in every ten Catholics in America was of Polish origin.
Russell Cutlery Factory
c. 1880
The John Russell Cutlery Company was located in Turners Falls, Massachusetts, in the late 19th century and was world-famous for its pocketknives, painters' spatulas, and druggists' knives.
front "The King's Palace"
Cross-stitch embroideries recall school girl's samplers of generations past.
front Shelburne Falls, Mass.

This image, taken in October 1869 by a local photographer, depicts the dam and swollen Deerfield River shortly after a massive flood destroyed bridges, factory buildings, mills and homes.
front Shelburne Falls

The falls of Shelburne Falls have been an important part of community life for centuries and its potholes continue to be a source of wonder.
document Inventory of Charles Hart Ashley
Aug 11, 1925
When Charles Hart Ashley died in 1925, an inventory of his real and personal estate, totaling a little more than $21,000, was taken.
document Sketch of Wilson Printing Office
c. 1815
Mary Hoyt Wilson (1809-1841) was a young girl when she sketched the printing office run by her father, John, in Deerfield, Massachusetts.
document "$50 Reward"
Oct 2, 1843
Elected officials often offered a monetary reward as a way of obtaining information about a crime or criminals.


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