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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1899
Description April 19th activities along Massachusetts Avenue, 1899.

"This is a typical April 19th of the period around 1900. The buildings are Spauldings store, where the library bulletin board now stands, Mr. Charles T. West's office, and part of H. V. Smith's paper store, both on the site of the Arcade Building.

Bicycles and buggies were our mode of conveyance. The tent holds a wicked side-show of the period. Probably some poor child billed as one who eats snakes alive, or something equally edifying for the youth of that period. Those were happy days."
Event April 19, 1899
Object ID Worthen.slide33
Object Name Transparency, Lantern-slide
People Smith, H. V.
Spaulding
West, Charles T.
Search Terms Arcade Building, Massachusetts Avenue
Battle of Lexington commemorations
Battle of Lexington commemorations
Lexington Center
Massachusetts Avenue
Smith's paper store
Spaulding's Store
Subjects Businesses
Celebrations
Town center
Bicycles & tricycles
Title Lexington Center, April 19, 1899
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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