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Dowd Collection

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Overview

Althea Boxell (1910–1988) never lived in Provincetown, but during her life she assembled a series of scrapbooks that preserved elements of Provincetown's history and daily life throughout the late 19th and 20th century that are priceless. [More...]

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  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 4, Page 156
    Images of Provincetown, Province Lands, including images and articles regarding the wreck of the...
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Boats and boating, Fires, Fish trade--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Fishers, Fishers--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Fishing, Fishing boats--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Province Lands--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Provincelands, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Race Point--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Shipwrecks, Shipwrecks--Massachusetts--Cape Cod region, Shipwrecks--Massachusetts--Provincetown, United States Coast Guard
  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 4, Page 36
    Images of Provincetown, Province Lands, including the Peaked Hill Bars Life Saving Station c. 1942.
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Lifesaving, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Peaked Hill Bars Station, Province Lands--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Provincelands, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Radio--History, United States. Life-Saving Service
  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 2, Page 157
    Images of Provincetown, East End, including the former Consolidated Cold Storage Plant at 501...
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Cold Storages, Commercial Street (Provincetown, Mass.), Dwellings, East End (Provincetown, Mass.), Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century
  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 2, Page 148
    Images of Provincetown, Town Center, including the Old Cemetery (Winthrop Street) and historical...
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Cemeteries, Center Methodist Episcopal Church (Provincetown, Mass.), Provincetown (Mass.)--History--18th century, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Winthrop Street (Provincetown, Mass.)
  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 4, Page 41
    Images of Provincetown, Town Center, including the new water tower (standpipe) and issues related...
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Provincetown Advocate
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