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Photographs (16 collections) CHC

Tercentenary Committee Records

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Documents, textiles, and photographs that document Westborough’s celebration of the 300th anniversary of the founding of Massachusetts in 1930.

Official collection name: Tercentenary Committee Records

Location: Shelving and Oversize

Local identifier: OD.008

Creator: Town of Westborough

Date: 1928-1931

Extent: 3 linear feet (1 box + 1 photograph box + 2 oversize boxes)

Subject: Celebrations–Massachusetts–Westborough (Mass.)–1620-1640

Finding aid: Tercentenary Committee Records – 16-06-10

Welcome Home Celebration

Description and photographs of the July 4th, 1991 celebration welcoming home Westborough veterans who served in Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

Official collection name: Welcome Home Celebration for the Westborough Veterans of Desert Shield and Desert Storm Photo Album, 1991

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.027

Creator: Frederick Brown, with photographs by Richard Cesary

Date: 1991

Extent: One photo album

Subject: Operation Desert Shield, 1990-1991; Persian Gulf War, 1991; Celebrations–Westborough (Mass.)

Westborough Players’ Club

Three scrapbooks containing newspaper announcements and reviews of stage productions, playbills, and photographs of performances.

Official collection name: Westborough Players’ Club Records, 1937-1981

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.009

Creator: Westborough Players’ Club

Date: 1937-1981

Extent: 1 linear foot (3 binders)

Subject: Theater–Westborough (Mass.)–Societies, etc.

Westborough State Hospital Photos

Photo album that documents buildings and life at the Westborough State Hospital from 1923-1955.

Official collection name: Westborough State Hospital Photo Album, 1923-1955

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.022

Creator: Barbara (Whitney) Wagner

Date: 1923-1955

Extent: One photo album

Subject: Westborough State Hospital (Mass.)–Pictorial works

Westborough’s Coronavirus Pandemic Response

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The coronavirus that causes the disease Covid-19 began to spread worldwide in late 2019. In response, Massachusetts shut down to stem the spread in March 2020. This collection gathers websites and social media, photographs (including Face Mask Selfies), face masks, reflections, and other items that document Westborough’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Official collection name: Westborough’s Coronavirus Pandemic Response Collection

Location: Digital Repository; Shelving; Westborough on the Web: Archive-It

Local identifier: LH.069

Creator: Westborough Public Library

Date: 2020

Extent: .5 linear foot

Subject: Science & Health;  Government – Cities;  Spontaneous Events;  Disease Outbreaks;  Outbreaks of Disease;  Epidemics;  Coronavirus infections;  Coronavirus diseases;  Virus diseases

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Finding aid: 
LH069 – Westborough Coronavirus Pandemic Response

World War II Memorial Scrapbook

Scrapbook with photographs of Westborough soldiers and newspaper clippings about Westborough’s involvement in World War II.

Official collection name: World War II Memorial Scrapbook, 1942-1948

Location: Shelving

Local identifier: LH.015

Creator: Daisy V. Parker

Date: 1942-1948

Extent: 1.5 linear feet (one scrapbook)

Subject: World War, 1939-1945–Westborough (Mass.)

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