North Adams Historical Society
The North Adams Public Library
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Anthony Talarico's Web Page
North Adams Schools: Pictures,Reunions,More
North Adams State Teachers College Alumni 1951
Paramount Theater Photos 1936-1937(by The Betourneys)
The Plastron and Carapace at Woolworth's Store in North Adams
List of North Adams Web Pages
History of the Provencher House, N. Adams
RUDE CIDER INTERVIEW
Ice Cards and Little Flags
Postcards of Jacobs Ladder Trail,Route 20,MA
Vintage Postcards(from all over!)
One of My Genealogy Pages
Album of Pictures of the CCC at Mt. Greylock
Just the Berkshires
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Vintage Postcards of North Adams,Berkshire County, Massachusetts
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Shirley Ann Phelps Bruso, Passed away on January 23rd 2008 in Puyallup Washington. Shirley was born in North Adams Massachusetts a town that she loved dearly. Proceeded in death by her husband Walter Edward Bruso, sisters Nancy Eva Phelps Hunt, Ruth Jean Phelps Gardzina, Brother, Clifton Homer Phelps and parents Clifton Homer Phelps Sr. and Ruth Arnott Hyde. Her children Susan Ruth Bruso Campbell (Ken Campbell), Wayne Peter Bruso, Walter Edward Bruso Jr., Mary Ellen Bruso Aguayo (Emilio Aguayo), James Alan Bruso, and grand children: David Campbell, Brian Campbell (Heather R), Jason Campbell, Erlinda Aguayo Siwulec (Chris Siwulec), Chacoy Aguayo, Emilio Jr. Aguayo, Joseph Aguayo, Anthony, Savannah, Dawn, Christopher, Todd Valentine (Brionne) and great grand children Tyler Campbell, Braden Campbell, Tyse Aguayo, Latisha, Esperansa, Isabel, Emma, Lorena, Carson Siwulec, Cameron Abby Siwulec, Orion Valentine survive her. Shirley was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. Shirley will be missed by all that know her, she was the kind of person that would do anything for her friends and family and is an inspiration/role model for many people. Shirley was an avid genealogist a hobby that she loved to do. Shirley was also an avid Webmaster logging many hours on the computer often times in the wee hours of the morning working on her pages as she called them, sharing her knowledge, photographs, post cards and genealogy information on the web. There are no services planned and the family wishes in lieu of Cards and Flowers for you to make a donation to a charity of your choice in Shirley's honor.
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Every effort will be made to keep this website up and running and to monitor the e-mail. Feel free to contact me at email@example.com Jason Campbell, Shirley's Grandson
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CHECK IT OUT CHESTER ON TRACK COMING SOON!!!!
Fred Provencher in front of Mohawk Theater, 1950's
A New Page! Welcome to North Adams Massachusetts
Monument Square, a new webpage by Gray Locke
New Web Site By Joe Manning: MORNINGS ON MAPLE STREET; this has a collection of his articles about North Adams and pictures. Much to EXPLORE!
For more information about the North Adams Historical Society exhibits and news please visit their homepage at http://www.geocities.com/northadamshistory/
Carole Hilderbrand, Alumni Foundation Coordinator of the North Adams School System along with alumni and members of the Historical Society, have put together an exhibit featuring Drury High School Memorbilia to run from May through August. (North Adams Historical Society New Letter June 2006)
Buy our books safely online at http://www.papyribooks.com,
49 Main Street - North Adams MA 01247 - USA - 413-662-2099
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Hoosac Tunnel Then and Now .....Web Page by Gerald Kelley! Great links also.
From Newsletter of Elizabeth Winthrop, Author.May 2005
I'm a writer in what I call the "creative valley." Sometimes people
call it writer's block, but I happen not to believe in the whole idea of
a block. What's happening to me now is that I'm resting and
refilling, building up the energy and ideas and growing new
characters who will soon start whispering their stories into my ear.
I recently finished the last rewrite of my latest novel, COUNTING ON
GRACE (Wendy Lamb Books, Random House, Spring, 2006) and I'm
hunting around for the next book. Will it finally be the third CASTLE
book? Very possibly. But in the meantime I want to tell you about
my latest picture book, out this month with Henry Holt. I grew up
squashed in the middle of five brothers (two older, three younger)
so it will be no surprise to my family and fans to hear that my latest
work is called SQUASHED IN THE MIDDLE. It tells the story of Daisy
who has to shout to be heard over the din of her noisy, well-
Whenever I speak to kids at schools and book fairs, I tell them that
by the time they reach the age of twelve, they'll have enough ideas
to write fifty books...as long as they catch their experiences in a
journal... as long as they live a noticing life. SQUASHED IN THE
MIDDLE proves that even after more than fifty published books, I'm
still plumbing my own childhood for stories.
I am often blessed with gifted illustrators who with strokes of pen
and brush bring my characters to life. Pat Cummings is no
exception. With energy and a sparkling palette and her own unique
eye, this award-winning illustrator has caught all of Daisy's
emotional ups and downs with her bossy older sister and her
annoying younger brother. I'm hoping that middle children
everywhere will rejoice that their tale has finally been told!
An added bonus is a teaching tips page with ideas (LINK) for
bringing the trials and tribulations of Daisy right home to kids in the
classroom. Hopefully this book will spark class discussion about
how to navigate life in the daily scramble we call family.
Please be sure to visit my brand new school visit page (http://elizabethwinthrop.com/schoolguide.htm) to learn
about my programs in classrooms and at conferences.
I'm also really excited about COUNTING ON GRACE, my middle grade
historical novel about a French Canadian girl working in a New
England mill. But since it won't be available for a year, I'm going to
wait a while to tell you more about that.
I have three books scheduled for 2006 so stay tuned!
Pictures Taken in North Adams Area, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Gate of Arnold Print Works, North Adams , Mass.
Postcard- Drury High School Band 1924 , North Adams , Massachusetts (Band was formed in 1923)
Postcard of Franklin Mountain, North Adams , Massachusetts.... and it's Location and Pictures of the Mountain NOW!..... by Jim Moore
Postcard:MT Franklin *On the Deerfield River*
HERE is the web site with pictures and information about the movie DOWNSIDE UP!!
Windsor Lake Road , North Asams , Mass.
Here's a few photos of the 1948 flood in North Adams and some trains! North Adams Photo Album
Main Street Scene , North Adams ,Mass. 1939.
Postcard and some Historical information on Crooked Lake House (Hotel), Averill Park , New York
First time ever- a review of this very North Adams postcard web page!
The Flying Garbanzos a Berkshire music group have a new web page, THE FLYING GARBANZOS and have a new CD,Third Friday Contra....Check their web page for information! Read Joe Manning's article from the Asvocate about this Berkshire group and information about the CD WINDSOR LAKEpage!
The Flying Garbanzos have a dance at the St. John’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall on Summer Street in North Adams on the third Friday each month.
A friend gave me a PEEKIN' ZEKE- Here is the web page with information....mine is yellow and sits on my monitor.
The Hoosac Tunnel Road, No. Adams , Mass.
MULLEN BROTHERS, INC., North Adams, Mass.
Cuttings Corner and Richmond Hotel, North Adams, Mass.
North Adams National & Savings Banks Buildings, No. Adams, Mass.
Boston Store, North Adams, Mass. (Postmarked 1906) The Appalachian Bean (The Bean)is in the left part of the store.
A postcard of Public Library, North Adams, Massachusetts
Please check The North Adams Library to read about their Building Project and Capital Campaign
There is an article about Joe in the October 2001 Yankee Magazine!The Bard of North Adams by Edie Clark. *Joe Manning, author of Steeples, announces his new book: For information about the book and to order check here DISAPPEARING INTO NORTH ADAMS. To read what the folks who live in North Adams say about their lives check out Steeples: Sketches Of North Adams by Joe Manning.
Elizabeth Winthrop has information on her web page about her new book, "DEAR PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, Letters from a
Mill Town Girl." She said "It's the story of Emma Bartoletti, a 12 year old North Adams
girl who writes FDR during the Great Depression. I think it will be of great
interest to young readers in North Adams." To view her web site please check here: ELIZABETH WINTHROP.
**A great place to visit while in North Adams is the North Adams Museum of History and Science. They have expanded to a three story 8,000 square foot building in the Western Gateway Heritage Park. The exhibits in the new building are; Fort Massachusetts Barracks Room, History of Railroading, Black Light Gallery, Natural Science Center, Religion in North Adams,Politics, Parade of Personalities, Discovery Room,Architecture, Immigration and North Adams, Early Ballooning, Military History, Business and Industry in North Adams, Everyday Life in North Adams.Check out the Historical Society's web page for opening hours, old pictures, membership, genealogy, and more. The North Adams Historical Society,Inc. E-Mail: email@example.com
Have you ever checked out GALLERY 34 ? This is a web page with lots of North Adams pictures and "stuff" about North Adams . They have some really great pictures taken at Ground Zero!
Were you at the Opening of the Mohawk Theatre? To look at my copy of the Opening Program for the Mohawk Theatre in 1938, please check HERE!
Read about the Main Street Stage located at 57 Main Street in North Adams. Good reputation! Check out their schedule. Find out what help they need!
The World Premiere of the documentary film about North Adams : "Downside Up" by North Adams native Nancy Kelly was held February 7, 2002 8 pm at the Hunter Center, MASS MoCA . From newenglandfilm.com a review about the film.A review of the film by Mark Rondeau from the Advocate 2-13-02.
Research Guide to North Adams; This Guide has information about manufacturing areas in North Adams and the Region.
Searching for old pictures or postcards of the three identical tenament houses at 52 North Holden Street. Thank you!
Check out the 1881 Panoramic Map of North Adams on the Library of Congress Map Page You can zoom in to see individual houses and streets, rivers, country lanes! A resident of North Adams recommended this map...he found his house on East Main Street....it is well worth your time !
iBerkshires.com has Local Events, News, School and Sports Information, and Much More!
HOLIDAY INN in the Berkshires
Hotels in North Adams,Massachusetts: Holiday Inn and The Porches Inn.
At The Historic Beaver Mill in North Adams , check out what's new at The Contemporary Artists Center.
**Pictures Taken Through The Years! RandyTrabold.com
There's an article on CNN.com Against all odds, Mass MoCA thrives
**The March Smithsonian Magazine has an article about North Adams and MASS MoCA ...For an abstract about this article click here A Unique Home For Cutting Edge Art The link to MASS MoCA is here Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
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