TRURO Road Show

Partners: Truro Public Library, Truro Tercentennial Committee, Truro Historical Society, Truro Council on Aging, Friends of the Truro Library

Host: Truro Public Library
Location: Truro, MA
August 15, 2009

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My Grandfather's Team of Horses

Comments: People were proud of their horses back then.

Contributor: David Horton (ID# 870)

Date: / /

Where: Truro 

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David Horton at the Truro Mass. Memories Road Show

Comments: David Horton holding a family photo (Image# 38.44.1.jpg) at the Truro Mass. Memories Road Show at the Truro Public Library on August 15, 2009.

Contributor: David Horton (ID# 870)

Date: 2009 / 8 / 15

Where: Truro Truro Public Library

Who: David Horton


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View of Pond Road

Comments: This is a view that many artists paint of North Truro.

Contributor: Hannah Shrand (ID# 871)

Date: 2000 / 07 /

Where: Truro Pond Road, North Truro

Who:


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Dr. Hyman Shrand at the Lighthouse

Comments: He was always wearing this hat. He loved it.

Contributor: Hannah Shrand (ID# 871)

Date: 1995 / /

Where: Truro Lighthouse, Highland, North Truro

Who: Hyman Shrand


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Cold Storage Beach Showing the Tramway

Comments: This is a view of the bay at Cold Storage beach, showing the tramway which was built in the 1940s and used for the fishing industry. The tramway was removed around 1999.

Contributor: Hannah Shrand (ID# 871)

Date: 1992 / /

Where: Truro Cold Storage Beach, North Truro

Who:


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Photo of a Loving Couple

Comments: This photo is important to me because Hy died not too long afterward.

Contributor: Hannah Shrand (ID# 871)

Date: 1997 / /

Where: Truro North Truro

Who: Hannah Shrand, Hyman Shrand, M.D.


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The Pick-up of Softball Teams

Comments: We frequently got a group together to play softball. Skill did not matter, and positions sometimes overlapped. (Andy ran for Sue, who was good at hitting the ball but did not run.)

Contributor: Elaine F. Dee (ID# 872)

Date: 1965 / 08 / 10

Where: Truro 

Who: Jeffrey Dee, Joe Dee, Christopher Ordal, John Goldman, Elaine Dee, Cap Ordal, Sure Miller, Anne Ordal, Peter Ordal, Unknown.


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Picnic on Ballston Beach

Comments: We often gathered on Ballston Beach for late afternoon picnics. It was quiet enough to hear the surf then. John was describing the size of a caught fish.

Contributor: Elaine F. Dee (ID# 872)

Date: 1970 / 08 /

Where: Truro Ballston Beach

Who: John Muller, Vera Lamb, Dick Lamb, Joe Dee, Unknown


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Ballston Beach and Dunes

Comments: The beach and dunes are always beautiful.

Contributor: Elaine F. Dee (ID# 872)

Date: 2001 / 10 /

Where: Truro Ballston Beach

Who: Art Weingaertner, Joe Dee


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Catherine McKillop Lucas (1854-1929)

Comments: This was my great-grandmother. She was born in Nova Scotia and married Antone Lucas who was born in St. Jorge, Azores. Katherine Lucas had four children and lived into her mid-80s in North Truro. Photo taken ca. 1900.

Contributor: Butch Francis (ID# 834)

Date: 1900 / /

Where: Truro North Truro

Who: Catherine McKillop


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Abandoned Cold Storage Plant

Comments: The building no longer exists. It was a major industry in North Truro during the early part of the 1900s.

Contributor: Butch Francis (ID# 834)

Date: 1960 / /

Where: Truro Pond Village Beach, North Truro

Who:


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Truro school bus driver

Comments: Edgar was the school bus driver from the late 1940s until 1954. He was my grandfather.

Contributor: Butch Francis (ID# 834)

Date: 1952 / /

Where: Truro North Truro

Who: Edgar Francis, Sr.


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Celebrating

Comments: These are my parents dancing at my 25th anniversary. This was about their 50th!

Contributor: Butch Francis (ID# 834)

Date: 1991 / 6 / 4

Where: Truro North Truro

Who: Bill Maltos (background), Celeste Francis, Edgar Francis


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Working in a home bakery

Comments: My grandparents operated a fish market and bakery on Rte 6A in North Truro. Their daughter, Phyllis, often helped them. Photo taken in the 1950s.

Contributor: Butch Francis (ID# 834)

Date: 1950 / /

Where: Truro North Truro

Who: Phyllis Leach, Edgar Francis, Annie Francis


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My grandparents standing on the porch of their bakery and fish market

Comments: During the late 1940s and early 1950s, my grandparents ran this bakery and fish market in the center of North Truro. They specialized in homemade clam and chicken pies. Photo taken ca. 1950.

Contributor: Butch Francis (ID# 834)

Date: 1950 / /

Where: Truro North Truro

Who: Edgar Francis, Jr., Annie Francis


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Steering the Coleraine

Comments: This cabin off the Barge Coleraine was hauled up the cliff by my grandfather, E. Hayes Small, using block, tackle and a team of horses. My parents spent their honeymoon in the cottage and returned to it for two weeks each summer for years.

Contributor: Parker A. Small, Jr. (ID# 835)

Date: 1934 / /

Where: Truro North Truro

Who: Grace Small (mother), Parker A. Small, Jr.


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Coast Guard Breeches Buoy Practice

Comments: The Coast Guard practiced every week and the public was invited.

Contributor: Parker A. Small, Jr. (ID# 835)

Date: 1939 / 08 /

Where: Truro Coast Guard Beach, North Truro

Who: Parker Small, Jr., approximately age 6, and Coast Guardsman (name unknown)


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Cold Storage tower

Comments: Before this historic structure was destroyed, many people snorkeled around it. A few, including our family, went under it into a world of mussels. It was the perfect mussel nursery. The ova and sperm were confined to this small area, insuring 100% fertilization.

Contributor: Parker A. Small, Jr. (ID# 835)

Date: 1975 / /

Where: Truro North Truro

Who: Parker A. Small, III.


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Parker Small, Jr. at the Truro Mass. Memories Road Show

Comments: Parker Small, Jr. holding a family photograph (Image# 38.48.3.jpg) at the Truro Mass. Memories Road Show at the Truro Public Library on August 15, 2009.

Contributor: Parker A. Small, Jr. (ID# 835)

Date: 2009 / 8 / 15

Where: Truro Truro Public Library

Who: Parker Small, Jr.


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Edgewood Farm Logo

Comments: Designed by Gladys Tood, a local art teacher, for Dr. Gerald Hoeffel, the owner of Edgewood Farm.

Contributor: Eleanor Meldahl (ID# 836)

Date: 1958 / /

Where: Truro Edgewood Farm

Who:


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Produce receipt, Edgewood Farm

Comments: On August 21, 1917, 30 1/2 quarts of milk cost $2.44.

Contributor: Eleanor Meldahl (ID# 836)

Date: 1917 / 8 / 21

Where: Truro 

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Photo of Manuel Corey, farm owner

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Contributor: Eleanor Meldahl (ID# 836)

Date: 1927 / /

Where: Truro 

Who: David Snow (Truro selectman), Manuel Corey (town clerk), Joe Atwood (constable)


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Eleanor Meldahl at the Truro Mass. Memories Road Show

Comments: Eleanor Meldahl holding a photo of Edgewood Farm at the Truro Mass. Memories Road Show at the Truro Public Library on August 15, 2009.

Contributor: Eleanor Meldahl (ID# 836)

Date: 2009 / 8 / 15

Where: Truro Truro Public Library

Who: Eleanor Meldahl


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Print of Hopper's "The Marshall's House"

Comments: New copy of original.

Contributor: Alex Marshall (ID# 842)

Date: 1938 / /

Where: Truro South Truro

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Tax Bill (Original) for Marshall House in 1915

Comments: Signed by John Dyer, Tax Collector.

Contributor: Alex Marshall (ID# 842)

Date: 1915 / /

Where: Truro South Truro

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Cover of 1982 Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill catalogue

Comments: Top middle photo is a composite photo of the tower and former Snow's Stable, which became Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill in 1972.

Contributor: Joyce Johnson (ID# 837)

Date: 1981 / 8 /

Where: Truro Castle Hill

Who: Far right, top: Weaver Mary Bishop. Lower left: Sal Del Deo and Eleanor Meldahl creating a fresco mural on wall of large studio.


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Charles W. Snow

Comments: Turn-of-the-century photo of Charles W. Snow who was in the process of constructing a 50-foot water windmill, which became the office for the Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill in 1972.

Contributor: Joyce Johnson (ID# 837)

Date: / /

Where: Truro Castle Hill

Who: Charles W. Snow ("Jack of all trades")


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Robert Vickrey and Ray Marten Wells

Comments: Robert Vickrey is an egg temperist. From the Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill catalog.

Contributor: Joyce Johnson (ID# 837)

Date: 1976 / /

Where: Truro Castle Hill

Who: Robert Vickrey, Ray Marten Wells


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Castle Hill's first auction, 1975

Comments: From Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill's first auction.

Contributor: Joyce Johnson (ID# 837)

Date: 1975 / /

Where: Truro Castle Hill

Who: Attendees included: Emmons Browne, Harry Hollander, Bernard Schardt, Eugene Jackson, Ella Jackson


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C.W. Snow with horse

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Contributor: Joyce Johnson (ID# 837)

Date: / /

Where: Truro Castle Hill

Who:


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