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front Twin Potty Chair
This potty chair, built by a relative for twins, was made in 1854, the year the children were born in Leverett, Massachusetts.
front Side Chair
This side chair with upholstered seat made of an exotic wood, rosewood, dates from the middle of the 19th century.
front Roundabout Chair
c. 1880
This ceremonial roundabout oak chair displays carving of lions' heads and paws with a coat of arms topped by a lion couchant, all executed by a French woodcarver.
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.
Cover "The Dyke Mill Bulletin, No. I"
The Dyke Mill project, based in Montague, Massachusetts, was an utopian community that hoped to sell its work, the most visible part of which was printed items.
Cover "The Cabinetwork at New Clairvaux"
Founded by Rev. Edward Pearson Pressey, New Clairvaux was a utopian community in Montague, Massachusetts.
Volume 5 - Title page "Census of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: 1895" Volume V
These 1895 statistics offer an important historical overview of the creation of industry in the Connecticut River valley by date and town.
document "Compliments of Greenfield Furniture & Undertaking Co."
c. 1910
The Green Furniture & Undertaking Company operated in Greenfield, Massachusetts, from 1906 to 1918. The combination of furniture and funeral facilities was common in the 19th century, since both required the careful joining of wooden pieces, for furniture or caskets.
document "Original Deerfield Workers Show Skills at Crafts"
Jun 27, 1908
At the turn of the 20th century a group of Deerfield, Massachusetts, residents joined together to form the Society of Deerfield Industries, making and selling beatiful and useful handcrafts.
document "Reservoir Disaster" article from the Gazette and Courier newspaper
May 25, 1874
Nine days after the Mill River flood, newspapers continued their coverage of the disaster by detailing the property losses and the costs of rebuilding.


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