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NEW ENGLAND and the NORTHEAST PHOTOGRAPHS
  • U.S. Government Graphics and Photographs - divided by topic - from FirstGov.gov
  • Ancient Faces - photographs from throughout the US, contributed by families
  • NYPL Digital Library (searchable for people, places or topics)
  • American Memory - Library of Congress (searchable for people, places or topics)
  • Photograph: George Quincy THORNDIKE, artist, born in Boston, Massachusetts, 24 Feb 1827, son of John Prince & Sarah (Hill) Thorndike; died there 27 December 1886. He was graduated at Harvard in 1847, and then went abroad, studying for some time in Paris. After his return to the United States he settled in Newport, Rhode Island He was made an associate of the National academy in 1861. His landscapes showed many of the characteristics of the French school, and James J. Jarves wrote of him" " Thorndike is so thoroughly French in style and motive that his pictures require naturalization before being popularly welcomed at home." His better-known works include " The Wayside Inn," " Swans in Central Park," " The Lily Pond," " The Dumplings, Newport," and "View near Stockbridge, Massachusetts." known to have painted scenes of the White Mountains in New Hampshire. He married 8 May 1867 in New York City, NY to Ellen LEWIS and had children Harry Hill, Mary Hamilton, Robert Sturgis and William Alexander.
  • "The Heart of New England" website - photographs throughout New England
  • VIDEO SERIES: Boston, The Way It Was (YouTube)

NEW HAMPSHIRE PHOTOGRAPHS & MULTIMEDIA

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BELKNAP COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHS


CARROLL COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHS, POSTCARDS & MULTI-MEDIA


CHESHIRE COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHS


COOS COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHS


GRAFTON COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHS

  • SEE PHOTOGRAPHS, under each town listing on the GRAFTON COUNTY PAGE
  • Photograph: 1941 of Bette Davis, celebrating her birthday, and attending the premier of her movie, "The Great Lie." [She was escorted by then Gov. Robert O. Blood] Bette Davis lived several summers at "Butternut Lodge," in nearby Sugar Hill
  • Indian Head, Franconia Notch NH
    Indian Head, Franconia Notch

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHS


MERRIMACK COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHS

  • SEE MORE PHOTOGRAPHS at MERRIMACK COUNTY GENEALOGY PAGE
  • Canterbury: Photograph: Stephen Symonds Foster (1809-1881), b. 17 Nov 1809 in Canterbury NH, son of Asa & Sarah (Morrill) Foster. Graduated from Dartmouth College in 1838 and studied for the ministry. Rejecting a career in the ministry because he felt the church was not a genuine upholder of Christian principles, he tried to make a living as an anti-slavery lecturer. He was a close friend of William Lloyd Garrison. He married Abigail "Abby" Kelley, abolitionist lecturer and pioneer in women's rights in 1845. Foster wrote an anti-slavery pamphlet in 1843, "The Brotherhood of Thieves, a true picture of the American Clergy," which went through more than twenty editions.
  • Dunbarton: Photograph - Henry Eben Burnham (1844-1917), b. 8 Nov 1844 in Dunbarton NH, son of Henry L. & Maria A. (Bailey) Burnham; died February 8, 1917 in Manchester NH; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery; m. 24 Oct 1874 to Hannah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Patterson; was a United States senator from New Hampshire who served from 1901 to 1913. Attorney; was treasurer of the Amoskeag Paper Mill; One of his three daughters, Alice, married Aretas Blood Carpenter.
  • Photograph: Nehemiah George Ordway (1828-1907) b. Warner NH; governor of Dakota Territory 1880-1884. The highlight of his administration was the tremendous growth in the territory's population, which doubled between 1879 and 1884. Ordway was indicted on corruption charges in 1883. He underwent a criminal trial in 1884 and was removed from office by President Arthur.
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    Colgate Hall, Colby College, New London NH, circa 1940s

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHS


STRAFFORD COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHS

  • Lucy Lambert Hale - daughter of New Hampshire Senator John Parker Hale of Dover, NH, she was also the fiancee of John Wilkes Booth. This photograph was found on his body. Sometime in late 1864 or early 1865, Booth entered into a serious romance with Lucy. In January of 1865 the Hales moved into the National Hotel where Booth was staying. (President Lincoln named John Hale to be minister to Spain, and the Hale family was making preparations to sail to Europe). By March Booth was secretly engaged to Lucy Hale. On March 4th Booth attended Lincoln's second inauguration as the invited guest of Lucy. Booth is known to have confided to his actor friend Samuel Knapp Chester, "What an excellent chance I had to kill the President, if I had wished, on inauguration day!" Booth was seen with Lucy at the National Hotel on the morning of the assassination.
  • Photograph Collection: several early (1900-1950's) photographs of Barrington, Dover, Durham, Farmington, and Rochester NH
  • Barrington: Photograph - Frank Jones (1832-1902), b. in Barrington NH, Sep 15, 1832, son of Thomas Jones, moved to Portsmouth NH when 17 years old; died in Portsmouth Oct 2, 1902, buried in Harmony Grove Cemetery; married Sept 15, 1861 to Martha Sophia Leavitt, the widow of his brother, Hiram Jones; was a successful businessman and politician. He was the mayor of Portsmouth, New Hampshire and a United States representative (1875-1879). His many business ventures included the Frank Jones Brewing Company, hotels, an insurance firm, a shoe factory, the Maine and Boston railroad, a music hall, racehorses and three utilities. Had at least 2 daughters, Eliza, and Emma J.
  • Historic Building: DOVER, Colonel Alexander Scammell Memorial Bridge, Spanning Bellamy River at U.S. Route 4 - American Memory/HABS
  • Lithograph: DOVER, Birds Eye View 1877 - American Memory/HABS
  • Historic Structure: DURHAM, Durham Falls Bridge, Spanning Oyster River at State Route 108 - American Memory/HABS
  • Historic Structure: DURHAM, Town Pound, Route 108 [Sketches]- American Memory/HABS
  • Historic Building:: DURHAM, Ebenezer Smith House, 20 Main Street - American Memory/HABS
  • Historic Building: DURHAM, Town Hall, Newmarket & Dover Roads - American Memory/HABS
  • Historic Building: DURHAM, General John Sullivan House, Newmarket Road - American Memory/HABS
  • Historic Building: DURHAM, Pendergast Garrison, Packer's Falls - American Memory/HABS
  • Lithograph: [now Somersworth NH] GREAT FALLS, Birds Eye View 1877 - American Memory/HABS
  • Rochester: Photograph #1 | Photograph #2 - John Parker Hale (1806-1873) - Born at Rochester (NH); died at Dover (NH). Lawyer, state and national legislator. His daughter Lucy Lambert Hale's photograph reportedly was in found in John Wilkes Booth's pocket
  • Lithograph: ROCHESTER, Birds Eye View 1877 - American Memory/HABS
  • Rochester - Photograph: Jacob Hart Ela (1820-1884), son of Enoch & Mary (Hart) Ela, b. 18 July 1820 in Rochester, Strafford Co. NH, died 2 Aug 1884 in Washington DC; attended the village school in Rochester; at fourteen years of age was apprenticed in a woolen manufactory and subsequently learned the printer’s trade; member of the State house of representatives in 1857 and 1858; United States marshal from July 1861 to October 1866; elected as a Republican to the Fortieth and Forty-first Congresses (March 4, 1867-March 3, 1871); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Interior (Forty-first Congress); appointed by President Grant as Fifth Auditor of the Treasury on January 1, 1872, and served until June 2, 1881; on June 3, 1881, was appointed Auditor of the Treasury for the Post Office Department and served in that position until his death in Washington, D.C., on August 21, 1884; interment in North Side Cemetery, Rochester, N.H.; m. 10 May 1845 to Abigail Moore.
  • Rollingsford/Somersworth - Photograph: Edward H. Rollins, 2nd photograph (1824-1889) son of Daniel & Mary (Plummer) Rollins, b 3 Oct 1824 probably in Strafford Co. NH [his parents resided in Rollinsford and Somersworth NH] and married 13 Feb 1849 in Concord NH to Ellen E. West. He resided in, and his children were born in, Concord NH. was a railroad industry executive and a prominent Republican politician from New Hampshire. In the 1850s, Rollins was an apothecary and his political cronies were known as "The Drugstore Clique." He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1861 and served until 1867. He was a Union Pacific Railroad Company executive during the years 1869-76. Rollins also served as a United States senator from 1877 until 1883.
  • Lithograph: SALMON FALLS, Birds Eye View 1877 - American Memory/HABS
  • Photograph: SALMON FALLS, Colonel Paul Wentworth House, Dover St. (moved to MA, Dover) - American Memory/HABS
  • Historic Building: SOMERSWORTH, Free Will Baptist Church, 10 Green Street - American Memory/HABS
  • Historic Building: SOMERSWORTH, 17-19 Market Street (Houses) - American Memory/HABS
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    Thompson Hall and Library, Durham NH, circa 1940s

SULLIVAN COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHS

 

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