The city of Somerville was founded in 1842. This blog features highlights of the municipal archives collections. If you have questions about the documents you see here, or the history of the municipal government, contact the archivist through ask.
The archives is working on a new digital exhibit! Here’s a sneak peek of one of the documents.
You can still find our previous exhigit here: http://somervillearchives.omeka.net/exhibits/show/boardofhealth
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
This photo from the Recreation Department has no date, but it does have more information than is usually provided.
“Entries in Cake Contest, part of program at Clovenette St. Patricks’ Party, Grimmons Building.
Left to Right - Pauline M. Angello, Shirley J. Smith, Audrey C. Peterson, Helen J. Albano (3rd prize), Joyce C. Linehan, Arlene B. McCune, Maria G. Zucas (2nd prize) Joan H. Fitzgerald, and winner of contest Lorraine A. Unella. “