From “The Day the Books Went Blank”, a 1961 educational film intended to show the importance of maintaining quality libraries, from The Library Extension Agencies of the six New England States.
Fallout Shelter Stocking, 01/22/1963
This is a photograph of fallout shelter supplies being distributed to nuns at the Villa Augustana Academy in Goffstown, New Hampshire. The nuns in the photograph include Mother Wilfred and Mother Superior Liguori.
(This document was digitized by teachers in our Primarily Teaching 2013 Summer Workshop at our Boston location.)
"…the news from New York City indicates that both mail & telegraphic communications are interrupted with Washington…"
Letter to Captain John Godfrey Calling for the Postponement New Hampshire Draft because of Draft Riots in New York, 07/14/1863
July 13th marks the 150th anniversary of the New York City Draft Riots, violent protests against the Civil War draft that lasted four days and resulted in over 1,000 casualties and millions of dollars of property destruction. This letter from New Hampshire on July 14th indicates the widespread effects and alarm raised by the riots.
"…guard against any dastardly attempt at incendiarism or destruction."
Telegram Regarding German Espionage Conducted within the United States, 03/30/1918
This telegram to the Navy Yard at Portsmouth, NH, indicates the possibility of German espionage activity against United States shipping, in addition to the ongoing World War I submarine campaign, aimed at the destruction of American ships. It recommends that the utmost scrutiny should be given to all ships, personnel, supplies, and cargo.
Not the West Wing’s Josiah Bartlett
This file consists of the New Hampshire Electors’ vote for George Washington as President and John Adams as Vice President for the Presidential Election of 1792, and the certification of the Electors’ vote by the President (Governor) of New Hampshire, Josiah Bartlett.
Record of New Hampshire Electoral College Vote, 12/05/1792