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Catalog Number 1978.000.0201
Collection Ridgefield Press Old Ridgefield
Object Name clippings
Scope & Content Ridgefield Press Old Ridgefield photos for the year 1978

(all photos by Josef Hartmann)

7/21-- unidentified farmhouse and barn

8/3 -- Lyman Keeler house, Ridgebury (not the Pink House)
8/10 -- Jesse Lee Methodist Church, ca. 1920s
8/17 -- Sally and Frank Randolph, children of Bulkley Randolph, Rippowam Rd., 1931-31
8/24 -- Samuel Coe in Civil War uniform, Mrs. Coe, in the 1920s; pictured at what became the McKeon house
8/31 -- unidentified elderly woman

9/7 -- Main Street north from Veterans Park, ca. 1925
9/14 -- Socony gas station ca. 1927, showing outdoor grease pit; station later became K. E. B. (Keeler, Eliot & Brown) and Ridgefield Mobile; two other views are at 12/9/93 and 4/16/98
9/20 -- Probably Route 7 south of New Rd., showing U. S. Tire Co. billboard, ca. 1925
9/28 -- Outdoor incinerator or ovens, no information available, ca. 1920s

10/5 -- High school class play "Cinderella", ca. 1928, with IDs
10/12 -- Father Richard Shortell, St. Mary's pastor, in buggy with horse Maggie, ca. 1920s
10/19 -- unidentified young lady in buggy, with footman, ca. 1905
10/26 -- old car loaded with people and covered with flowers

11/9 -- Sidney Farrar with C. A. Ellis, Geraldine's manager
11/16 -- Frank and Sally Randolph (see 8/17, above) in cart pulled by donkey, ca. 1920
11/21 -- kindergarten class, Benjamin Franklin School 1916, Mabel Cleves and Mabel N. Roth teachers
11/30 -- Lounsbury House interior, ca. 1920

12/7 -- Unidentified baby; Titicus School class of 1923, all ID'd
12/14 -- Main Street town center, snowstorm ca. 1920s
12/21 -- The Lynch Estate team and sleigh, carying Mr. & Mrs. Lynch and daughter Madeliene, with David Dougherty, father of Alice, as driver; shown in front of the Joseph H. Wittman house on West Mountain Rd.
Title Old Ridgefield photos from 1978
Caption October 26, 1978
Accession number 1978.000
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Imagefile 004\19780002101.JPG