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Catalog Number 2016.55.36
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content There are two articles from the Peabody Times on October 5th, 1966.

The first article called The Day Peabody Grew Up by Moshe Shiffman is about Peabody back in 1916. Shiffman explains in the article that Peabody was filled with different immigants working in the leather factories and that life was much simpler than it was in 1966. Shiffman goes on to show how much food cost back in 1916 and what type of entertainmnet there was back in the day. An example of both are Beef Brisket- 16 cents per pound, Yellow California Peaches- 10 cents per pound and Mens sweaters were $3 and $5 dollars. The best source for entertainment was Strand Theatre. At the Strand Theatre people could see famous screenings from Paramount Pictures. Other points that Shiffman gives are the types of crime people were getting arrested for in Peabody and the citys politics.

In the article Fifty Years We'll Remember by John A Wells is about Peabody becoming a city. This article starts from 1899 where Peabody has it's first city proposal all the way to the building of the North Shore Shopping Center. This article helps the citizens of Peabody rememeber the times between the town of Peabody to the city of Peabody. In this article there are images of the George Peabody House and the painting of the South Congregational Church.
Access Conditions Restricted to use in Sutton Room or Research Room.
Creator Peabody Times
Other Creators John A. Wells and Moshe Shiffman
Title The Day Peabody Grew Up and 50 Years We'll Remember
Level of description Item
Copyrights All copyrights belong to the Peabody Institute Library, Peabody, MA
Collection Newspaper Collection
Subjects Peabody (Mass.)
Peabody (Mass.) - Biography
Peabody (Mass.)--Golden Jubilee
Peabody (Mass.)--History
Parent ObjectID 2016.55.32