"Westborough: Your Town - Your History" Scanning Day, 2017

Description

The collection contains images gathered during the "Westborough: Your Town - Your History" Scanning Day held on February 4, 2017. The Westborough Public Library asked residents to bring in historical and cultural items relating to Westborough for it to scan and digitize. The event was made possible by a Common Heritage Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Girl Scout Uniform Vest and Sash
The Girl Scout Vest and Sash worn by Elizabeth Devereux Lippitt, a member of Westborough Troop 506. The troop met in the Baptist Church on Main Street. Her mother, Susan Lippitt, brought this to the 2017 scanning day.

Boy Scout Uniform Sash and Shirt
The Boy Scout sash and shirt worn by Ethan Lippitt, a member of Westborough Troop Four, which met at the Lutheran Church on West Main Street at the time. Mark Lippitt brought this to the 2017 scanning day.

Map of part of the town of Northborough
Plate five from an atlas. Shelby Marshall bought this from a man who had acquired it at an estate sale in Maine and she brought it to the 2017 scanning day.