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Image of NM 02.94.1 - Print, Photographic

NM 02.94.1 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph shows a vehicle, presumably an ambulance, with a "Norwalk Hospital" plaque attached to the passenger door. The vehicle is parked in front of a Chrysler-Plymouth car dealership, West Avenue Motors, with a sign saying 1935.

Image of PC 1 - Postcard

PC 1 - Postcard

A colored view of a trolley car in summer, with full load of passengers and conductor, probably on West Ave. in Norwalk. Clothes suggest dates of 1890 to 1910. The sign on the trolley reads: "Norwalk St Railway Co." Signs on top of car read: "N Y & N H R R Depot", and "To Norwalk & Winipauk"

Image of PC 103 - Postcard

PC 103 - Postcard

A colored view of a tree-lined West Avenue in South Norwalk, with large houses on a slight hill to the left.

Image of PC 105 - Postcard

PC 105 - Postcard

A colored view of West Avenue in South Norwalk, lined with trees and houses. The card is addressed to Mrs. H. L. Boyer, 216 Orchard St., New Haven, Ct., Postmarked Springfield, Mass, June 24, 1910.

Image of PC 106 c.1 - Postcard

PC 106 c.1 - Postcard

A colored view of a one-story center-chimney house, known as the "Rockwell Residence". On front lower border is written: "I believe you haven't one like this. A.B.D." The card is addressed to "Miss Helen B. Quintard, 148 Main Street, Norwalk, Conn." It is postmarked South Norwalk, January 14, 1907.

Image of PC 106 c.2 - Postcard

PC 106 c.2 - Postcard

A colored view of a one-story center-chimney house, known as the "Rockwell Residence". The card is addressed to Miss Clara Hill, Instituto Internazionale, Via Veneto(?), Rome, Italy, and postmarked Norwalk, Nov. 13, 1908. The message is: "It was cheering to receive your good news of pleasant voyage and safe, happy arrival with your bright companion. I was glad she is with you. Hope you may have the "pleasantest" of winters. Keep well, enjoy yourselves. Thank you for your thought of me(?). With love sincerely, Mary P.C."

Image of PC 107 - Postcard

PC 107 - Postcard

A black and white view of the first Norwalk High School, on West Ave., showing pupils on the front path. This building was in operation from 1908 until 1938. Printed on back: Published by Hafner's East Side News & Stationery Store, East Norwalk, Ct.

Image of PC 108 - Postcard

PC 108 - Postcard

A black and white view of West Avenue in South Norwalk, looking north. The street is lined with bare trees. Message written on front is: "J.L.B. How is the weather in Westport." Undivided back, addressed to Miss Ida Josephine Foote, City of Westport, State of Conn., County of Fairfield, U.S.A. Postmarks for Norwalk, Jan 7, and Westport, Jan 7, 1908.

Image of PC 109 - Postcard

PC 109 - Postcard

A colored view of West Ave, looking north. The street is tree-lined with a long fence on the right belonging to Elm Park, later the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion.

Image of PC 120 - Postcard

PC 120 - Postcard

A hand-colored view of West Avenue looking north from near the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, with St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church steeple in the distance.

Image of PC 111 - Postcard

PC 111 - Postcard

A black and white view of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church on West Avenue, with the parish house to the left. There is a carriage pulled by two horses in the street at the right. The card is addressed to Fred Quintard Boyer, Whalley Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut, and is postmarked Dec. 9, 1905. The right hand side of the card, which would held the message, has been cut off.

Image of PC 122 - Postcard

PC 122 - Postcard

Black and white photograph of the intersection of Wall Street, in the foreground. and West Avenue, with a trolley car in the background. The view is looking north from West St., with Wall St. curving away to the right.

Image of PC 124 - Postcard

PC 124 - Postcard

This is a sepia-toned view of the Norwalk Armory on West. Ave., with the Nathan Hale fountain in front. Written at right of front is "Clara, I couldn't come up last night. But I am not going tonight. But don't forget Fri. night. - Frannie B" . Addressed to Miss Clara Smith, Spring Hill, Norwalk, Ct." Postmarked South Norwalk, Oct. 31, 1905. Printed on front: "Pub. by Fred B. Coleman".

Image of PC 128 - Postcard

PC 128 - Postcard

A colored view of West Ave., looking north with houses on the left and the iron fence of the Lockwood Mathews Mansion on the right. A trolley is seen in the distance, and a horse and wagon. Seymour Street no longer exists due to the construction of the West Ave. entrance to I95.

Image of PC 146 - Postcard

PC 146 - Postcard

A black and white photograph of the Christian Science Church, built in 1913 on West. Ave. in Norwalk, with a steeple above the entrance. Printed on the back is "Published for Freese Photo Co., Norwalk, Conn., by Collotype Co. Inc., Elizabeth, N.J. and New York."

Image of PC 195 - Postcard

PC 195 - Postcard

A black and white view of South Norwalk's First Methodist Church, on West Ave. The church was built in 1898.

Image of PC 162 - Postcard

PC 162 - Postcard

A colored view of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church on West Avenue, Norwalk, taken from the southwest. The church was dedicated in 1870.

Image of PC 170 - Postcard

PC 170 - Postcard

A black and white view of West Ave., with cars of 1920-30s date and trees lining the street. Printed on the back is "Published for Freese Photo Co., Norwalk, Conn., by Collotype Company, Elizabeth, N.J. and New York."

Image of PC 176 - Postcard

PC 176 - Postcard

A black and white view of the intersection of North Main St., West Avenue and West St. in South Norwalk. (The northern end of what was once called West St. in now Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive). This bird's eye view is looking west from a tall building (possibly the R&G Corset Factory). Visible in left center is the First Congregational Church of South Norwalk, and at the far right is the South Norwalk Baptist Church, which burned in 1936. The Civil War Soldier's Monument is on a triangular island in the intersection.

Image of PC 184 - Postcard

PC 184 - Postcard

A black and white photograph of the the Baptist Church at 17 West Ave., South Norwalk. Built in 1884, the church was destroyed by fire in 1938.