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Catalog Number 1989.000.0201
Collection Ridgefield Press Old Ridgefield
Object Name clippings
Scope & Content Ridgefield Press Old Ridgefield photos & columns for the year 1989

5/4 -- two views of the northeast end of the business district, with the first,taken in 1941, showing Hunt's restaurant and adjoining stores and part of the old First National market, and the other more contemporary, showing Sonia's Closet and the Grunsell clock and watch business occupying the former Hunt's building
5/11 -- Methodist Church parsonage with a fallen tree in the front yard, in a Frank Gordon shot from 1950; Hartmann reproduction of a photo of two older women
7/6 -- the original King house at Main and King Lane in an 1870s engraving and at the "present"; the King and Dole store (Aldrich Museum)
7/13 -- "9 1/2", a Bailey Avenue restaurant popular in the 1960s; Hester E. Hurlbutt, the last generation of the Market Street Hurlbutts, at age two
7/27 -- Main Street looking south from about in front of the GAP building, ca. 1915; Mrs. Marge A. McKenna with Goldwater promotional matierials
8/3 -- the Bailey Inn on Main Street, n. d. (the inn was razed in 1919); artist Robert Fawcett
8/10 -- Upaganstit, the Lewis estate, with gardens in the foreground; Leo Carroll, Paul Morganti, George C. Humphreys, assistant to Benrus president Julian Lazarus, all admiring a Benrus watch worn by Murray Weiss
8/24 -- Main Street from the Barhite block, the Lannon (Singer) house on the right; State Police Sgt. Joe Pirri with his banana tree; St. Mary's Church and Rectory ca. 1900
8/31 -- Methodist Church and parsonage ca. 1910; Herbert Amsel
9/7 -- Charles Genung in a 1925 Deusenberg racer belonging to Tator's Garage (same picture is at 7/12/79)
9/14 -- Main Street north from the Elms, horse and buggy in the street, n. d.
9/21 -- Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Colin
9/28 -- Mrs. Richard Osborn at age 100; the Wier family at Wier Farm, sometime before 1900
10/5 -- the Hearthstone Outpost Inn, on the current site of Fox Hill condos, n. d.
10/12 -- Limestone schoolhouse with class of 1912; Mary Francis Wilk, daughter of Max and Barbara (Max was a writer)
10/19 -- Photographer Marie Kendall view of Titicus crossroads, September, 1889; Bernard Perlin, artist
10/26 -- Marie Kendall view of Main Street north from King Lane ca. 1888
11/2 -- Simon Greco, a painter and designer, and director of the Danbury Academy of the Arts
11/9 -- Marie Kendall view of Main Street at West Lane, looking south on Main Street sometime after 1888; the AFS fund raising group, showing exchange students Joao Valladares and Albertine DeWit with students Sue Warschauer, and Tom Belote
11/16 -- invitation to the opening of the Ridgefield Arms apartments on Prospect Street, November 14, 1964
11/21 -- [no picture]
12/7 -- Marie Kendall view of Main Street north from St. Stephen's
12/14 -- possibly the Bedient-Crouchley house on Catoonah Street, located just west of the old paint shop which now serve as attorney Egan's office, ca. 1915
12/21 -- child identified only as being a "Foster"
12/28 -- unidentified grandfather (?) and infant; Chipper Bliss and Brad Mortensen in a 1964 basketball game against Newtown
Title Old Ridgefield photos & columns from 1989
Caption December 14, 1989
Accession number 1989.000
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
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