Archive for the '1970s' Category

Let Jerry Rubin Speak Ask Holyoke Students

March 14th, 2012 | Comments Off on Let Jerry Rubin Speak Ask Holyoke Students

Winter Vista, 1971

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Just One Month Away

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Hamilton Street, Before and After

January 29th, 2012 | 3 Comments

Mural on Hamilton Street, Circa 1972

January 27th, 2012 | 2 Comments


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.