Life of Boston, Massachusetts in the 1920s

Life of Boston, Massachusetts in the 1920s


Street scenes documenting life in Boston in the 1920s.

Life-of-Boston-1920s-01

Beach and Atlantic House hotel, Nantasket

Life-of-Boston-1920s-02

The widening of Cambridge Street

Life-of-Boston-1920s-03

Baseball crowd at Soldiers Field, Harvard Stadium

Life-of-Boston-1920s-04

Workers at the Jamaica Plain Post Office, 71 Green Street, near Cheshire Street

Life-of-Boston-1920s-05

Biggest snow blizzard in 22 years causes narrow gauge train to turn turtle at Beachmont. House with barn is 104 Washburn Ave., Revere.

Life-of-Boston-1920s-06

Arlington Street traffic

Life-of-Boston-1920s-07

Revere Beach crowd

Life-of-Boston-1920s-08

Police officer helps woman through blinding snow during coldest blizzard to reach Boston

Life-of-Boston-1920s-09

Street car tie up 1920, when fares were 5 cents with no transfers as seen on the side, Commonwealth Ave.

Life-of-Boston-1920s-10

Snow bound car in Boston

Life-of-Boston-1920s-11

Capt. Bernard J. Hoppe of the Boston Traffic squad.

via Boston Public Library


Comments

comments