Archive for January, 2007

Annie (Halket) Jenkins

January 27th, 2007 | Comments Off on Annie (Halket) Jenkins

A Contested Patent

January 26th, 2007 | Comments Off on A Contested Patent

Court Reporter

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Final Marriages for 1882

January 25th, 2007 | Comments Off on Final Marriages for 1882

Oh, Those Irish Wakes …

January 21st, 2007 | Comments Off on Oh, Those Irish Wakes …


Suggested Holyoke Books

Mountain Park -- The Holyoke destination we all loved.

Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College, Postcard History by Donna Albino. Many Holyoke women have attended Mount Holyoke. Author also maintains an amazing MHC website based upon her personal collection.

Holyoke - Chicopee, A Perspective

Holyoke-Chicopee: A Perspective, by Ella Merkel DiCarlo. DiCarlo, a former Transcript columnist offers a fascinating compilation of her essays. Published in 1982, this out-of-print book is worth looking for in the aftermarket.


Holyoke, by Craig Della Penna. The first Holyoke book in the Arcadia series, published in 1997.

Belle Skinner Collection

Belle Skinner Collection, by Ruth Isabel Skinner. Published in 1933, this book is long out of print but copies are still available in the aftermarket.

Mitch Epstein: Family Business

Mitch Epstein: Family Business Published in 2003, available in the aftermarket. Epstein's furniture.