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Catalog Number 1990.000.0201
Collection Ridgefield Press Old Ridgefield
Object Name clippings
Scope & Content Ridgefield Press Old Ridgefield photos & columns for the year 1990

1/4 -- Main Street south from the Nash Apartments, pre-1953 view showing the Barhite house on the right (razed for the Beninson (CVS) shopping center), and the Osborne house on the left (razed for the Yankee Ridge shopping center)
1/11 -- Marie Kendall view of Main Street south from Keeler Tavern, ca. 1890s
2/1 -- two views of Main Street ca. 1892 -- south from the Biglow Building, south from Stebbins (Casagmo); town center, Town Hall ca. 1900
2/8 -- Main and Catoonah showing the Methodist Church and Parsonage, ca. 1930s-40s; Jayvees Distinguished Service award being presented to Officer Richard Bellagamba by Roland Finn, with police commissioner Craig Kellogg watching; Human Rights Society, 1965 -- Mrs. George DePue, William Webb, Clayton Henry, Herbert Amsel
2/18 -- boathouse on the then-Herbert Camp property on Lake Mamanasco, n. d.; the Community Center "Crystal Ball", 1965 -- Theodore Safford with Mrs. George Blackford, Edward Feeney and Mr. & Mrs. James Bacchiochi, Alex Santini and John Cleveland, Jennifer Safford, Virginia Casey, Donald Hawkins, Mrs. John Cleveland
2/22 -- the last mill on Mamanasco Lake, at the end of Pond Road
3/1 -- house in the woods -- ca. 1930 Hartmann view of an unidentified residence
3/22 -- east side of Main Street looking north, taken from about the middle of Main Street at Governor ca. 1920. Followup article relates numerous people's recollections of the "tenement" building that was originally located on the current site of the Ridgefield Bank building
3/29 -- postcard view of the Outpost Inn on Danbury Road; Evelyn Luquer signing over the title to his land on Barlow Mountain Road to be used as an elementary school site -- witnesses include town counsel Thomas Van Lenten, former town counsel Joseph Donnelly, town treasurer Gino Torcellini, Leo Carroll, first selectman, Thomas Cheney, Mr. Luquer's lawyer, and former town counsel Romeo Petroni; a view of the apartment building that once stood on the present site of Ridgefield Bank
4/5 -- Benjamin Franklin School in about 1920, prior to any additions
4/12 -- five views of the Ridgefield Golf Club on Golf Lane; new in town (in 1965) lawyer Herb Camp with wife and daughter
4/19 -- Francis Martin speaking at a town meeting with Joe Donnelly in the background; Martin with Mimi Coogan plowing snow from Lake Mamanasco for his skating parties
5/24 -- Main Street at Branchville Road in a circa 1875 egraving, showing the Hauley House and the old Congregational Church
5/31 -- the branch line train wreck of 1905; Cornelius Ryan at the dedication of the new war memorial in front of the Community Center, June 1965
6/7 -- Mimi Coogan and Lynn Bacchiochi at a Student Counsel car wash; postal clerks Jack Hughes, Elon Weaver, and Dave Broadhurst with supervisor Lyndon Ferry
6/26 -- junior high school student council officers with Principal Harold Healey (n. d.): Janet Morgan, Rex Gustafson, Rob Jacobson, Nancy Martin, Charles Hoffman
7/19 -- original Ancona's store in Branchville, ca. 1990s; prominent politicians of all three (Democrat, Republican, Good Government) parties -- Dr. Joseph Belski, Lodi Kysor, Lou Fossi; Leo F. Carroll and Lewis J. ("Bub") Finch; Karl S. Nash, Diana Shear, James H. Hanson

Title Old Ridgefield photos & columns from 1990
Caption February 22, 1990
Accession number 1990.000
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
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