News from the attic

This past weekend, during one of several adventures with rooftop ice dams that involved climbing out the window of an attic dormer, a bit of paper happened to catch my eye, peaking out from beneath a small hole in the attic floor. After pulling up the floor board, I was delighted to find copies of the The Boston Sunday Globe and the Haverhill Evening Gazette from 1937.

What fun to read the news of that day, and all the cool ads too! Here’s a sample ad from a local Chevrolet-Buick dealership of the time, located at what is now a parking lot for a Rite Aid pharmacy.

1937 Buick Ad

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