125th Anniversary exhibits

Selections from the Forbes Library Archives

In celebration of Forbes Library’s 125th anniversary year (2019), a variety of images and objects from the Library’s local history collections were featured in the Hosmer Gallery alongside the work of contemporary local artists.

These displays will be preserved as online exhibits.

January: Forbes and Calvin Coolidge

February: People at Work

March: Women of Forbes Library

April: The Gregory Wilson Postcard Collection

June: H.E Robbins handcolored wildflower prints

July: Everyday life in 1894 Northampton

August: Posters

September: Children and Education


Curated, digitized, annotated and cataloged by Faith Kaufmann, Julie Bartlett Nelson, Dylan Gaffney, Ryleigh Swanson, Etty Singer, Tari Owei, Eavan McNeil