The Coppola Collection inventory project has been funded in part by Mass Humanities, which receives support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and is an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Anthony H. Coppola Collection
Series 3: Notables
Sub-Series 1: Cora Bates

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Description

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2018.01.03.01.01

March 9, 1942 – letter to the members of the Douglas Fox Hunting Club regarding the closing of the season

1

1

2018.01.03.01.02

August 30, 1997 – obituary for Harold “Spider” Keith.

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1

2018.01.03.01.03

n.d. - handwritten notes by Anthony H. Coppola.

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2

2018.01.03.01.04

n.d. - photographic negatives and prints of Cora Bates hunting.

1

3

2018.01.03.01.05

Various newspaper articles regarding Cora Bates

Anthony H. Coppola Collection
Series 3: Notables
Sub-Series 2: The Holbrook Family

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Description

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2018.01.03.02.01

July 1860 – invitation to Messrs S. & G. Holbrook from Jennie M. Campabell

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2

2018.01.03.02.02

April 30, 1902 – Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Town of Douglas, Dog License, for Dr. Holbrook for 6 year old black and white Setter

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3

2018.01.03.02.03

May 31, 1902 – Letter from R.B. Hulbert to S.P. Holbrook regarding investment in Mexican mine

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4

2018.01.03.02.04

ca. 1905 – Obituary for Dr. Lowell Holbrook, Thompson, Ct.

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5

2018.01.03.02.05

October 16, 1915 – Simmons College tuition statement and receipt for Jennie Holbrook

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6

2018.01.03.02.06

1916 – Diary of Louise Holbrook, including newspaper article that was in the diary.

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2018.01.03.02.07

ca. July 1920 – Postcard to H.K. Mulford Co. (Philadelphia, PA) from S.P. Holbrook regarding receiving supplies

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8

2018.01.03.02.08

October 7, 1926 – Electric Bill from Worcester Suburban Electric Company, Uxbridge, MA

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9

2018.01.03.02.09

December 22, 1928 – Christmas Card and Envelope from M.H. [Eatuce] to Jennie L. Holbrook

Anthony H. Coppola Collection
Series 3: Notables
Sub-Series 3: The Hunt Family

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Description

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2018.01.03.03.01

Handwritten notes – “Account of Death of Eunice B. Hunt.”

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1

2018.01.03.03.02

“Woman, 105, dies in Dorchester.”  November 2, 1933.

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2

2018.01.03.03.03

Obituary – “Miss Emma Louise Hunt, Age 94.”  ca. 1969

1

3

2018.01.03.03.04

Correspondence from Daughters of the American Revolution to Mary I. Newman, regarding Lillian Wright Williams (Hunt Family Member), includes application. May 3, 1979.

1

4

2018.01.03.03.05

Copy of letter written by Caroline Hunt in 1946.

1

5

2018.01.03.03.06

n.d. – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Anthony Coppola (2 pgs.)
     ~ Includes picture of family chair

1

5

2018.01.03.03.07

Sept. 24, 1972 – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Anthony Coppola (2 pgs.)

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5

2018.01.03.03.08

Oct. 30, 1972 – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Anthony Coppola (2 pgs.)

1

5

2018.01.03.03.09

Dec. 22 [1972] – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Anthony Coppola (1 pg.)
     ~ Includes transcribed copy of letter from Suzanne Elwell Williams

1

5

2018.01.03.03.10

May 30, 1973 – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Anthony Coppola (1 pg.)

1

5

2018.01.03.03.11

Sept. 5, 1973 – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Anthony Coppola (1 pg.)

1

5

2018.01.03.03.12

Nov. 2, 1973 – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Anthony Coppola (1 pg.)

1

5

2018.01.03.03.13

May 26, 1974 – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Anthony Coppola (1 pgs)

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5

2018.01.03.03.14

Aug. 25 [1974] – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Anthony Coppola (1 pg.)

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5

2018.01.03.03.15

Oct. 7 [1974] – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Anthony Coppola (1 pg.)

1

5

2018.01.03.03.16

Nov. 4 [1976] – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Anthony and Charlotte Coppola (1 pg.)

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5

2018.01.03.03.17

ca. 1977 – Correspondence from Eunice Purcell regarding opening of Hunt Room at Douglas Historical Society, Inc.

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5

2018.01.03.03.18

Jan. 19, 1978 – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Charlotte Coppola (1 pg.)

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5

2018.01.03.03.19

Feb. 22, 1978 – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Charlotte Coppola (2 pgs.)

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5

2018.01.03.03.20

March 21, 1978 – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Charlotte Coppola (1 pg.)

1

5

2018.01.03.03.21

May 21, 1978 – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Charlotte Coppola (1 pg.)

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5

2018.01.03.03.22

[Aug.] 10, 1978 – Letter from Eunice Purcell to Charlotte Coppola (Notecard)

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2018.01.03.03.23

n.d. – Inventory “Items fro Museum, E. Douglas, Mass. donated by Eunice Hunt Purcell, gr-grandaughter of Warren Hunt 1799-1867.

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2018.01.03.03.24

October 23, 1961 – Letter from Henry F. Howe to Eunice Purcell

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2018.01.03.03.25

November 9, 1961 – Letter from Henry F. Howe to Eunice Purcell

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2018.01.03.03.26

June 28, 1964 – Letter from Henry F. Howe to Eunice Purcell

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2018.01.03.03.27

October 4, 1972 – Letter from Henry F. Howe to Eunice Purcell

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2018.01.03.03.28

Dec. 7, 1972  – Letter from Henry F. Howe to Eunice Purcell

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2018.01.03.03.29

Nov. 2, 1974 – Letter from Henry F. Howe to Eunice Purcell

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6

2018.01.03.03.30

Nov. 2, 1974 – Letter from Henry F. Howe to Anthony Coppola

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6

2018.01.03.03.31

Oct. 8, 1975 – Letter from Henry F. Howe to Eunice Purcell

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2018.01.03.03.32

Aug. 5, 1977 – Letter from Ethel Howe to Charlotte Coppola (2 pgs.)

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2018.01.03.03.33

Sept. 14, 1977 – Letter from Ethel Howe to Charlotte Coppola

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2018.01.03.03.34

Parcel Tag – From Mrs. Henry F. Howe to Mrs. C.E. Coppola

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2018.01.03.03.35

February 26, 1973 – Letter from Suzanne Williams to Anthony Coppola (3 pgs.)

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2018.01.03.03.36

[1973] – Inventory list of Hunt Family Items from Suzanne Williams to Anthony Coppola for the consideration of the Douglas Historical Society.

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2018.01.03.03.37

March 19, 1973 – Letter from Suzanne Williams to Anthony Coppola

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2018.01.03.03.38

April 5, 1973 – Letter from Suzanne Williams to Anthony Coppola (3 pgs.)

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2018.01.03.03.39

April 11, 1974 – Letter from Suzanne Williams to Anthony Coppola (2 pgs.)

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7

2018.01.03.03.40

April 5, 1975 – Letter from Suzanne Williams to Anthony Coppola

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2018.01.03.03.41

May 20, 1975 – Letter from Suzanne Williams to Anthony Coppola

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7

2018.01.03.03.42

June 5, 1975 – Letter from Suzanne Williams to Anthony Coppola

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7

2018.01.03.03.43

August 11, 1975 – Letter from Suzanne Williams to Anthony Coppola

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2018.01.03.03.44

August 29, 1975 – Letter from Suzanne Williams to Anthony Coppola

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2018.01.03.03.45

October 14, 1975 – Postcard from Suzanne Williams to Anthony and Charlotte Coppola

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2018.01.03.03.46

November 1, 1975 – Letter from Suzanne Williams to Anthony and Charlotte Coppola (2 pgs.)

Anthony H. Coppola Collection
Series 3: Notables
Sub-Series 4: Lucius J. Marsh, Jr.

Box #

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Description

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2018.01.03.04.01

Pamphlet – Marsh, Lucius. “Historical Facts About Douglas.”  [May 1956].

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1

2018.01.03.04.02

Handwritten Note by Anthony Coppola regarding “Historical Facts About Douglas” pamphlet and original copies

2

1

2018.01.03.04.03

March, Lucius. “Historical Facts About Douglas.”  Historical sketches (2 copies)

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2

2018.01.03.04.04

Notice – Auction! Lucius Marsh, Consignee. Phenix, R.I, January 19, 1871.
     ~ This auction notice is for Lucius Marsh, Lucius Marsh, Jr.’s father.

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3

2018.01.03.04.05

Typed and handwritten notes by Lucius Marsh – regarding weather, income, family history, town notes and personal drawings. n.d.

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4

2018.01.03.04.06

Sample Tabloid Size from Fri. Mar. 1, 1935 with notes regarding news from Douglas and surrounding towns

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5

2018.01.03.04.07

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts:  Application for Testimonial Authorized by Chapter 172, General Acts of 1919 (Chap. 172). Ed. Oct 7, 1920.

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5

2018.01.03.04.08

Envelope – Allan Rutherford, Attorney at Law, Room 123, Atlantic Building, Washington, D.C.

2

5

2018.01.03.04.09

General Affidavit (Blank) – Allan Rutherford, Attorney for Claimant, Washington D.C.

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2018.01.03.04.10

Blank Envelopes and Letterhead – Army and Navy: Young Men’s Christian Association (ca. 1918)

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6

2018.01.03.04.11

Blank Letterhead – War Camp Community Service, H.E. Robbins, Ex. Sec., Robbins Pond, Camp Devens, Mass. (ca. 1918)

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6

2018.01.03.04.12

Blank Letterhead – Board of Assessors, East Douglas, Mass.

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2018.01.03.04.13

Flower Plate

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8

2018.01.03.04.14

January 10, 1798 – legal notice from the state of Rhode Island
     ~ This item is in three pieces and there appear to be notes written on the back side.

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2018.01.03.04.15

Photographic negative – home in Douglas, Mass. (date unknown)

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10

2018.01.03.04.16

“Douglas assessor 78 today; has served town 58 years.”  [Gazette]. [Feb. 2, 1967].

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10

2018.01.03.04.17

“Douglas historian honored.”  Worcester, MA: The Evening Gazette. June 18, 1970.

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10

2018.01.03.04.18

Obituary. “Lucius Marsh, was historian, Douglas official.”  Worcester, MA: Worcester Telegram. Saturday, February 24, 1979.

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10

2018.01.03.04.19

Sketch of the life of Lucius J. Marsh, Jr. (n.d., author unknown)

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2018.01.03.04.20

July 1987 – request from Anthony H. Coppola to Douglas Board of Selectmen regarding the nomination of Lucius J. Marsh, Jr. for the Heritage Homecoming Hall of Fame.

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2018.01.03.04.21

Coppola, Anthony H. “Lucius J. marsh, Jr., 1889-1979”  July 1987.

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2018.01.03.04.22

Correspondences, including handwritten notes, between Anthony H. Coppola, Douglas Board of Selectmen, and Blackstone Valley Heritage Homecoming regarding the nomination of Lucius J. Marsh, Jr.  June 1987 – October 1987

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2018.01.03.04.23

“The Achievers: the deceased honorees...”  Blackstone Valley Tribune, The Weekend. September 24, 1988.

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12

2018.01.03.04.24

Handwritten notes and research done by Anthony H. Coppola regarding Lucius J. Marsh, Jr. (ca. 1987)

Anthony H. Coppola Collection
Series 3: Notables
Sub-Series 5: The Sweet/Kenyon Families

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Description

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1

2018.01.03.05.01

n.d. - “Mrs. Addie Kenyon Remembers”

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1

2018.01.03.05.02

Kenyon, Addie Sweet. “Memories of my childhood in East Douglas, Mass.”  ca. 1970S

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1

2018.01.03.05.03

Notes and memories by Loretta Chase Sweet and Addie Sweet Kenyon

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1

2018.01.03.05.04

[ca. 1955] “In memoriam – Loretta M. Sweet.” 

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1

2018.01.03.05.05

July 30, 1982 – Notecard from Addie Kenyon to Anthony and Charlotte Coppola.

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1

2018.01.03.05.06

Handwritten notes and research by Anthony Coppola

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2018.01.03.05.07

Chase, Anne E. “Local people you should know...” (Loretta Sweet). ca. 1953

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1

2018.01.03.05.08

Newspaper articles and obituaries on Addie Sweet Kenyon (1984)

Anthony H. Coppola Collection
Series 3: Notables
Sub-Series 6: Miscellaneous

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Description

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2018.01.03.06.01

1860 – Diary, author unknown.

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2

2018.01.03.06.02

1861 – Diary, author unknown.

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3

2018.01.03.06.03

1881 – Workman’s Time Book, Weekly, author unknown

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4

2018.01.03.06.04

1884 – Diary of Mrs. E.B. Knapp

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5

2018.01.03.06.05

ca. early 1900s – Greeting Cards (Birthday, Easter & Christmas)
 ~ The majority of the cards belong to the Jenckes Family, Marcella, and Louis & Alier Birmingham,

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6

2018.01.03.06.06

August 24, [18]85 – Envelope to Mrs. S.P. Holbrook

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6

2018.01.03.06.07

n.d. – Envelope to A.C. Slater

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2018.01.03.06.08

1894 – Photograph: The Aaron Marsh-Obadiah Morse Homestead with Mrs. Edward Jenckes, Helen Jenckes, Mrs. Rebecca Morse, Mialma E. Jenckes and Edward Jenckes

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2018.01.03.06.09

ca. early 1900s – Mounted Photograph: Ellen Mialma Jenckes

2

7

2018.01.03.06.10

ca. early 1900s – Mounted Photograph: Hellen Jenckes

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2018.01.03.06.11

n.d. – Mounted Photograph: E. Mialma Jenckes

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2018.01.03.06.12

June 29, 1908 – Mounted Photograph: E. Mialma Jenckes

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8

2018.01.03.06.13

1908-1912 – 4 pages taken from a scrapbook that show photographs of locations and people in Douglas, Mass. (items are captioned)

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8

2018.01.03.06.14

n.d. – Photograph: Unknown Gentleman (note on back of photograph: Found at Old Chase Farm)

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8

2018.01.03.06.15

n.d. – Photograph: Alice Batchelder and Margie Clark

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8

2018.01.03.06.16

n.d. – Photograph: Mother’s Sunday School Class (names listed on back)

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2018.01.03.06.17

n.d. – Photograph: The Jenckes Sisters

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8

2018.01.03.06.18

ca. 1880 – Photograph: Unidentified Woman (CDV, albumen print)

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2018.01.03.06.19

ca. early 1900s – Douglas High School Students (names listed on back)

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2018.01.03.06.20

ca. 1890s – Photograph: delivery wagon with two-horse team

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2018.01.03.06.21

August 24, 1946 – Unknown Woman during Welcome Home Celebration Parade, corner of North and Gilboa Street

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2018.01.03.06.22

August 19, 1961 – Photograph: Retreat Catholic Men of St. Denis

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2018.01.03.06.23

“…Ends his long business career: death of A.J. Thayer, Douglas’ largest taxpayer.”  July 9, 1902.

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10

2018.01.03.06.24

“East Douglas News, Rowley-Batcheller Family Wedding.”  Sept. 30, 1914.

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10

2018.01.03.06.25

ca. 1932 – Walter E. Schuster Obituary

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11

2018.01.03.06.26

Poem – “A Flag on Every School-House.”  Published by Col. J.A. Joel.

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11

2018.01.03.06.27

Church, Winnie B. “A letter to the ‘Old District School House’ at South Douglas, Mass.”  n.d.

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11

2018.01.03.06.28

Murphy, John M. “Blue Berries in a Peril.” (ca. 1920S or 1950s)

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11

2018.01.03.06.29

ca. 1965 – Letter from J.M. Murphy to Charlotte Coppola regarding baseball in Douglas in the early 1900s.

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11

2018.01.03.06.30

Williams, Rosalie. “Memories of Douglas 70 Years Ago.” (ca. 1970s)

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2018.01.03.06.31

Martinsen, Florence E. [Wilks] – Memories from her childhood and being a young adult. n.d.