QUINCY Road Show

Partners: City of Quincy, Quincy Historical Society, Quincy Public Access Television, Thomas Crane Public Library, Adams National Historic Park, National Park Service

Host: Thomas Crane Public Library
Location: Quincy, MA
June 2, 2007

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Christine Caples at Grossman Park

Comments: It's great to live near the beach!

Contributor: Paul McCarthy (ID# 357)

Date: 1992 / /

Where: Quincy Wollaston Beach

Who: Christine Caples


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Alice McCarthy at Caddy Memorial Park

Comments: We love walking along the marsh.

Contributor: Paul McCarthy (ID# 357)

Date: 1992 / 04 /

Where: Quincy Caddy Memorial Park, Wollaston

Who: Alice McCarthy


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Boys entering Quincy Trade School

Comments: These boys were going into the Quincy Trade School the following September to learn a trade. A lot of the boys died after going into high school, in the service (WWII).

Contributor: Jim & Jennie Inglis (ID# 464)

Date: 1940 / 05 /

Where: Quincy Quincy Point Junior 9th Grade

Who: Jim Inglis (2nd row, 2nd from left)


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1938, Avalon Beach, Quincy Point.

Comments: Cute! Jim Inglis made the boat; note the name of the boat. Photo taken in the summer of 1938.

Contributor: Jim & Jennie Inglis (ID# 464)

Date: 1938 / /

Where: Quincy Avalon Beach, Quincy Point

Who: Dot Perkins, Betty Radcliff, Bill Inglis, Jim Inglis


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6th grade, Washington School

Comments: I am impressed with the white shirts and ties on the boys. Notice that the girls all wore dresses.

Contributor: Jim & Jennie Inglis (ID# 464)

Date: 1937 / 5 /

Where: Quincy Washington School, Quincy Point

Who: Jim Inglis (front row on far left)


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Our 6th grade class picture

Comments: Unlike today, everyone was wearing a hat and we were not ashamed.

Contributor: Jim & Jennie Inglis (ID# 464)

Date: 1936 / /

Where: Quincy Pollard School

Who: Jennie Emanuele (2nd row on far left)


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Two brothers in the Navy at the same time with sister Patty, age 3.

Comments: Bill just joined the Navy. Jim was at the end of his tour of duty.

Contributor: Jim & Jennie Inglis (ID# 464)

Date: 1946 / /

Where: Quincy Quincy Studio (Rembrant)

Who: Bill Inglis (17 years), Patty Inglis (3 years), Jim Inglis (20 years)


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My senior prom from Quincy High School, Class of 1947

Comments: It was not as festive as today's prom. We went to Boston for dinner with a group.

Contributor: Jim & Jennie Inglis (ID# 464)

Date: 1947 / 5 / 15

Where: Quincy Masonic Temple

Who: Jim Inglis, Jennie Emanuele (maiden name)


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Trolley cars, Hancock Street, Atlantic Bridge, Shipyard Line, 1944

Comments: Donated to Marie Stamos by Bob Duncan, Danvers, MA. Note how the trolley cars tilt toward each other.

Contributor: Marie J. Stamos (ID# 463)

Date: 1944 / /

Where: Quincy Hancock Street.

Who:


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Squantum Racketeers, 1934

Comments: Donated to Stamos & Stamos Realtors by former team member.

Contributor: Marie J. Stamos (ID# 463)

Date: 1934 / /

Where: Quincy Squantum

Who: Top row: Denhurst, Roger, Al, Dick Broderick, David Stevens, Mr. Broderick. Bottom row: "Gunk" Dinsmore, Bob Workman, Bibsy Broderick, Don Frazer. Bat boy: Ed "Acey" Dinsmore.


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Last week of service, "Squantum Causeway"

Comments: Donated to Stamos & Stamos by Jack Clark of Squantum.

Contributor: Marie J. Stamos (ID# 463)

Date: 1934 / 4 / 25

Where: Quincy Squantum

Who:


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Quincy Square, Coddington Street

Comments: Taken ca. 1940. Donated to Stamos & Stamos by Jack Clark of Squantum.

Contributor: Marie J. Stamos (ID# 463)

Date: 1940 / /

Where: Quincy Quincy Center

Who:


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Shipyard Line

Comments: Taken ca. 1940. Donated to Stamos & Stamos by Jack Clark of Squantum.

Contributor: Marie J. Stamos (ID# 463)

Date: 1940 / /

Where: Quincy Quincy Point

Who:


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Quincy Square, "The Bargain Center"

Comments: Taken ca. 1940s. Donated to Stamos & Stamos by Jack Clark of Squantum.

Contributor: Marie J. Stamos (ID# 463)

Date: 1940 / /

Where: Quincy Quincy Center

Who:


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Bathing beauty on the beach

Comments: The photo is of my mother. Note the bathing suit and long "nylons" of the time.

Contributor: Elaine M. Caliri (ID# 462)

Date: 1925 / 7 /

Where: Quincy Wollaston Beach

Who: Louise (Carlson) Nilsen


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Love in the quarries

Comments: Taken sometime in 1925, the year before they were married in 1926. Taken up behind my fathers house on Nilsen Ave. (which is named after his father, Carl Nilsen, who was the first to build and live on the street), up by the hospital.

Contributor: Elaine M. Caliri (ID# 462)

Date: 1925 / /

Where: Quincy Quarries in Quincy

Who: Louise (Carlson) Nilsen, Henry F. Nilsen


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At work

Comments: My father, Henry Nilsen, worked for the City of Quincy for 41 years in the Engineering Dept. He was City Engineer from April 14, 1952 to July 1, 1970 when he retired.

Contributor: Elaine M. Caliri (ID# 462)

Date: 1938 / /

Where: Quincy 

Who: Henry F. Nilsen


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First day back to school

Comments: First day back to school at Merrymount School for brother and sister. Jonathan was going into the fourth grade (10 years). Elizabeth was going into first grade (7 years).

Contributor: Elaine M. Caliri (ID# 462)

Date: 1989 / 10 /

Where: Quincy Merrymount

Who: Jonathan Caliri, Elizabeth Caliri


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Boy Scout Troop #1

Comments: This is a photo of the Boy Scout Troop #1 in Quincy taken on the steps of the Quincy Post Office on Washington Street, Quincy, MA.

Contributor: Elaine M. Caliri (ID# 462)

Date: 1911 / 7 / 4

Where: Quincy Quincy Center, Quincy Post Office Steps

Who: Henry Nilsen (3rd row from back, 4th from the right)


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Giant oyster shell

Comments: Oyster shell found from dredging the town river in back of the Fox & Hound Restaurant on Sea Street, Quincy, MA. 10 inches long, 3 1/2 inches wide.

Contributor: Elaine M. Caliri (ID# 462)

Date: 1956 / /

Where: Quincy 

Who: Henry F. Nilsen, City Engineer, City of Quincy (my father)


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Elaine Caliri at the Quincy Mass. Memories Road Show

Comments: Elaine Caliri holding family photos (Image# 24.12.4.jpg and Image# 24.12.2.jpg) at the Quincy Mass. Memories Road Show at the Thomas Crane Public Library on June 2, 2007.

Contributor: Elaine M. Caliri (ID# 462)

Date: 2007 / 06 / 02

Where: Quincy Thomas Crane Public Library

Who: Elaine Caliri


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Esther Agnes Cleary McDermott: A lady before her time.

Comments: My grandmother "Aggie" was a strong woman who brought up her young girls alone during the Depression, forming a bond between the three of them that permeated itself in her grandchildren's love of each other. [She was] born in 1898, intelligent and strong-minded.

Contributor: Carol E. Themmen (ID# 461)

Date: / /

Where: Quincy 

Who: Esther Agnes Cleary McDermott


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Elizabeth Esther McDermott Smith Themmen

Comments: Born 1924. Died 1995. Six children. Loved her home, her children, camping, boating, gardening and Quincy!

Contributor: Carol E. Themmen (ID# 461)

Date: / /

Where: Quincy 

Who: Elizabeth Esther McDermott Smith Themmen


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Gertrude McDermott Knowles

Comments: Born 1927. EIGHTY THIS YEAR!!

Contributor: Carol E. Themmen (ID# 461)

Date: / /

Where: Quincy 

Who: Gertrude McDermott Knowles


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My mother and my aunt singing "Lindy" at Peter's Pond, a song they sang together since childhood.

Comments: I loved the stories that went along with the singing of "Lindy." Photo taken in the late 1980s.

Contributor: Carol E. Themmen (ID# 461)

Date: 1980 / /

Where: Sandwich Peter's Pond

Who: Elizabeth Themmen, Gertrude Knowles


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My mother and my aunt on my brother Pat's boat.

Comments: These girls loved each other and loved boating!! They both owned "The Tribune," our family boat. It took my mother a long time to name "The Tribune," trying to encompass the love of her six kids. "The Tribune" stood for the love of her tribe.

Contributor: Carol E. Themmen (ID# 461)

Date: 1983 / /

Where: Quincy Squantum Naval Air Station Marina

Who: Elizabeth Themmen, Gertrude Knowles


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Thanksgiving dinner table

Comments: My mother made every holiday festive and fun, and there was always great food. She was an excellent cook.

Contributor: Carol E. Themmen (ID# 461)

Date: 1983 / 11 /

Where: Quincy Beechwood Knoll

Who: Betty Themmen


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Old photos

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Contributor: Pei Qun Feng (ID# 460)

Date: 1960 / /

Where: Unknown City/Town - China 

Who: Pei Qun Feng


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Husband and me

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Contributor: Pei Qun Feng (ID# 460)

Date: 1958 / /

Where: Unknown City/Town - China 

Who: Pei Qun Feng, Wing Chung (husband)


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Myself (Pei Qun Feng)

Comments: Great picture.

Contributor: Pei Qun Feng (ID# 460)

Date: 2006 / /

Where: Newport, RI 

Who: Pei Qun Feng


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