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Change your view point! Arlington in historical photos

You are all by now probably familiar with the Digital Commonwealth repository where our digitized historical photos and postcards currently live.  Other historical material has been digitized, and we continue to add to this online historical trove.  A list of … Continue reading

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Historical digitization has struck again — at Robbins Library

    Robbins Library has just finished digitizing two historical collections:            Town of Arlington Annual Reports   1933 –  2015               and Town of Arlington Street Directories     … Continue reading

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Oldest house in Arlington?

The Fowle-Reed-Wyman-Belcher House may or may not be the very oldest historic house still standing in Arlington –  but it most definitely lays claim to the  longest name. This photo of the house can also be viewed online at the Digital Commonwealth … Continue reading

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Summer’s coming

As the temperature tends upward, remember to keep cool and stay hydrated. This photo courtesy of the Boston Public Library, accessed via the Digital Commonwealth, which, incidentally, is where you can also see the Robbins Library collection of historical photos … Continue reading

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Got historical photos?

TIME TO  BREAK OPEN THE *MOXIE* AND      C * E * L * E * B * R * A * T * E Robbins Library’s  historical photos and postcards have just gone LIVE  —               … Continue reading

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