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Title B&W photograph of the L.O. Hanley General Store/South Thomaston Post Office, ca. 1917, with local residents outside
Collection Wessaweskeag Historical Society Photograph Collection
Object Name Print, Photographic
Caption L.O. Hanley Store, South Thomaston, ME, with local residents, ca. 1917
Scope & Content B&W photograph of the L.O. Hanley General Store/South Thomaston post office, ca. 1917, before the store moved to the northeast side of the bridge over the Wessaweskeag River.

A buggy and two automobiles are parked outside the store

The men standing in front of store are, from left to right: William Griffin; Al Wiggin; Alvin Wiggin, Jr.; Carl Snow; Bert Snow; Archie Healy Rackliff; and Lamont O. Hanley. In the front seat of the right-hand automobile is Edna (Rowell) Rackliff, holding her son Maurice (born 1917). In the back seat are Abbie Foster and Archie Rackliff's mother Emily (Foster) Rackliff. The child between them is Marion Rackliff, who was born in 1914, and was the daughter of Archie & Edna.

The name of the cat on the store's porch is unknown.

An 8½"x11" printout of the digital image is stored in a Hollinger box.
Accession# 2015.1169
Subjects Griffin, William
Wiggin, Al; Alvin
Wiggin, Alvin Jr.
Snow, Carl;
Snow, Bert
Rackliff, Archie Healy
Hanley, Lamont O.
Rackliff, Edna Rowell
Rackliff, Maurice
Foster, Abbie
Rackliff, Emily Foster
Rackliff, Marion
South Thomaston, Maine
Ford Model T
Post Office
L.O. Hanley Store
Object ID 2015.1169.02
Creator Unknown
Date ca. 1917
Year Range from 1916
Year Range to 1918
Imagefile 008\2015116902.jpg