From the Archive: Upper Valley in 1960-80
Date: 1/12/2018 Album ID: 1805010
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A selection from the Valley News photo archive.
Gov. George Romney, R-Mich., puts on a pair of bowling shoes before playing a game for the media on Jan. 15, 1968, during a six-day, 2,000-mile campaign swing through New Hampshire before primary voting. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Gov. George Romney, R-Mich., greets Canaan College students before a speech at the school in Canaan, N.H., on Jan. 15, 1968, as part of a six-day, 2,000-mile campaign swing through New Hampshire before primary voting. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Supporters of Gov. George Romney, R-Mich.,wait for his arrival in front of the Currier and Company department store in Lebanon, N.H., on Jan. 15, 1968. Romney was on a six-day, 2,000-mile campaign swing through New Hampshire before primary voting. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Faculty members and 20 student guides were on hand for an open house on Jan. 19, 1964, to accomodate the more than 1,000 visitors who toured the new Hartford High School and give them a first hand look at some of the latest facilities and teaching aides now being housed in the recently completed structure. Demonstrating the latest equipment to aid language teachers is French teacher Mrs. Ralph Stone. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Santa Claus's beard got a trimming in a White River Junction, Vt., barber shop of Dec. 2, 1960, which ought to prove to the most skeptical that it isn't just stuck on. Johnny Haefle gives is a tug to make sure. On Santa's other knee is Danny Haefle. They are the sons of Dr. and Mrs. Harold C. Haefle of Norwich, Vt. Elizabeth Flannery, held by her mother, Mrs. Martin Flannery, of Norwich, watches with interest. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
The Gold Star Patrol of Girl Scout Troop 370 practices carols at the West Lebanon Congregational Church in West Lebanon, N.H., in Dec. 1961. They are to entertain shut-ins when they deliver sunshine baskets provided by The King's Daughters and Sons of West Lebanon. From left are Judy Sanderson, Judy O'Neill, Judy De Vincentis, Susan Patenaude, Linda Johnson, Barbara Edson, Joanne Hubbard and Mrs. Carl Van de Bogart, neighborhood chairman. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Shoppers negotiate Main Street during a snowfall in Hanover, N.H., in Dec. 1969. (Valley News photograph) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Windsor makes a yardage gain during their game with Lebanon in the shadow of the state prison in Windsor, Vt., on Oct. 18, 1969. Windsor won, 19-8, as part of their 8-0 season that captured a share of the Division II title. Middlebury was also undefeated. (Valley News - Steve Taylor) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
The Ed Larkin Contra Dancers perform at the Tunbridge Fair in Tunbridge, Vt., on Sept. 17, 1971. Officially formed in 1933, the group performs at the Tunbridge Fair every year and is the oldest contra dance organization in the United States, according to fair organizers. (Valley News photograph) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Allan and Ethel Potter at the Teago Garage in South Pomfret, Vt., on July 2, 1970. The Potters, who owned and ran the repair shop for 43 years, sold the business to two fellow Pomfret residents. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Hartford Middle School fifth- through eighth-graders start their annual cross country turkey race on the athletic field in White River Junction, Vt., on Nov. 22, 1977. Winner were given turkeys, fruit baskets and pies. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Construction on an Interstate tunnel in White River Junction, Vt., on October 22, 1964. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
A construction crew works to build the ski lodge at Storrs Hill in Lebanon, N.H., in Nov. 1969. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Officials and attendees salute the flag during the dedication of the new American Legion building on South Main St. in White River Junction, Vt., in June 1969. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Fair-goers watch girlie show performers at the Tunbridge Fair in Tunbridge, Vt., on Sept. 17, 1971. The shows were shut down in 1980, part of the effort to return the fair to its family-friendly roots. (Valley News photograph) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
A school group is given a tour of the Valley News typesetting machine during a visit to the company's facility in West Lebanon, N.H., on Nov. 19, 1963. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
The Rev. Roger Plante of the LaSalette Shrine blesses bikers at the Enfield, N.H., religious shrine on June 1, 1975. An estimated 5,000 motorcyclists took part in the event, which lasted nearly two hours as priests sprinkled holy water on the procession. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Motorcyclists in a motorcycle trike from Massachusetts with a skull canopy are among the 5,000 participating in a blessing of the motorcycles at the LaSalette Shrine in Enfield, N.H., on June 1, 1975. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
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