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Title page "Massachusetts A Guide To Its Places and People"
This guide from the Works Progress Administration (WPA) was a part of a huge effort to create employment for the millions thrown out of work by the Great Depression (1929-1940).
Volume 2 - Title page "History and Proceedings of the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association"
George Sheldon, founder of the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association of Deerfield, Massachusetts, recounted the association's history in a speech celebrating the opening of its permanent home in 1879.
Cover "The Deerfield Renaissance" from New England Magazine
The author of this 1905 account credited the Arts and Crafts Movement in Deerfield, Massachusetts, with changing the town's "chief claim to interest" from its associations with Colonial hardships and wars to its "influence as an Arts and Crafts centre."
document "Pocumtuck Memorial Hall Perspective View"
May 31, 1876
This lithograph of a drawing by Nathaniel Hitchcock was the proposed design for the building to house the museum of the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield, Massachusetts.
front "Memorial Hall, Deerfield, Mass."
c. 1910
The famous American architect Asher Benjamin designed the first Deerfield Academy building, which became the Memorial Hall Museum in 1880.
front Memorial Hall Bedroom
c. 1890
The Memorial Hall Museum in Deerfield, Massachusetts, was the first museum in the United States to implement the new and exciting concept of creating "period" rooms to display its collection to the public.
front Memorial Hall Kitchen
pre 1891
The "colonial kitchen" exhibit, one of the first period rooms at Memorial Hall Museum, was an effort to interpret the period of Deerfield Massachusetts' early settlement.
front "Williams Cupboard and Ceramics"
c. 1910
This photograph, c. 1910, illustrates an early museum installation of an 18th-century shell-carved wall cupboard filled with ceramic treasures.
front Spinning Equipment
c. 1895
Soon after Memorial Hall Museum in Deerfield Massachusetts, opened in 1880, a room was devoted to the display of domestic textile equipment, used by women in the homes in the days before textiles were produced in factories.
front "Colonial and Revolutionary Room"
Frances and Mary Allen of Deerfield, Massachusetts, photographed this room of 18th century furniture for the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association's guide to its Memorial Hall Museum in about 1916.


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