Artifacts of the Week

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State Guard Armband This Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Guard armband from around 1919 is made of black wool with gold embroidery, featuring the triangular crest of the Commonwealth. Armbands such

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Graniteville Postcards The selected postcards are from a set of 15 for Westford’s village of Graniteville. They depict a man and a woman in metaphorical tongue-in-cheek situations, relating to such

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Abbot Worsted Company Advertising Display The wall mounted, advertising case from the Abbot Worsted Co. features six hand knitting yarns, six machine knitting yarns, and 17 specialty yarns of various

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Julian’s Fund Printing Block From the Westford Academy Exhibit This printing block was used to mark Westford Academy books purchased by the special fund, Julian’s Fund. The fund was established

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Photograph From the Hildreth Glass Plate Negatives Collection This photograph depicts North Main St, Graniteville, looking to Grieg’s Corner. It was taken December 31, 1905. The house on the left

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Photograph From the Hildreth Glass Plate Negatives Collection The photograph shows the house at 59 Main St in 1909. This Greek Revival (Colonial) house was built by the Nichols Bros

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Photograph of June Kennedy From the Collection The photo depicts June Kennedy with Colonel John Robinson’s rum cup in 1975, during Bicentennial celebrations. June was born in 1935, and grew

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Photo of Rita Miller Casual family photo of Rita Edwards Miller (1918-2003) taken in the 1920s. From left to right: Flora Edwards (1881-1952), Marie Wright, Rita, and Dog, Jack. Rita

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Pat Bradley From the Westford Academy Exhibit Patricia Bradley (1951 – ) graduated from Westford Academy in 1969, and was a member of the school’s softball team. She had a

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Service Medals of Dr. Wells and Nurse Mary Wells From the Health of a Town exhibit Dr. Orion Vassar Wells was born in Bakersfield, VT, 1880. He graduated from Harvard

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The Millett Family Framed photograph of the Millett family around 1882. The family name was also spelled with one T. Seated in front, on the left, is Mary E. (French)

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Match Holder From the collection The match holder was made with inlaid wood by a Civil War prisoner. It was given to Civil War vet Wayland Francis Balch (1839-1937) around

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