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Rear Window (Cape Codder) - photos from the I.L. Rosenthal Collection

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Title:
Rear Window (Cape Codder) - photos from the I.L. Rosenthal Collection
Description:
Old turn of the century (1900) photographs of Provincetown from the I.L. Rosenthal Collection, courtesy of Cape Cod Photo, that appeared in The Summery Section of the Cape Codder newspaper circa 1968-9, under the heading 'Rear Window'. Photos include views of the town with wooden sidewalks, Railroad Wharf with a train on the tracks, the west end of Commercial St., a horse and buggy with a small child riding on the horse, a woman with a bicycle, a man canoeing, a blackfish stranding, Town Hall and a magnificent view of the harbor with schooners at anchor drying their sails. Also pictured is Frank G. Cook & Family posing outside his store and the workers at the fish filleting plant.
Format:
Newspapers
Location:
Provincetown History Preservation Project
Collection (local):
Provincetown Municipal Collection
Subjects:
Architecture, domestic--Massachusetts--Provincetown
Barnstable County (Mass.) History
Bradford Street (Provincetown, Mass.)
Cape Cod (Mass.) History
Commercial Street (Provincetown, Mass.)
Fisheries--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History
Fishing villages
Fishing villages--Massachusetts--Provincetown
Franklin Street (Provincetown, Mass.)
Harbors--Provincetown--Mass
Historic buildings--Massachusetts-Provincetown
Mackerel fishing
Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century
Railroads
Sailing ships
Schooners
Truro (Mass.)--History--20th century
Places:
MassachusettsBarnstable (county)Provincetown
MassachusettsBarnstable (county)Truro
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Language:
English
Identifier:
mun_000_1309