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  • Tags: 1980s

MAR76MilitaryPlanes.jpg
Air Force A-10 jets flying low over North Pleasant Street during the military parade for Recognition Weekend, an event organized at UMass in mid-July, 1986. The event was designed as a vehicle to honor veterans. It drew a large number of people…

MAR57JugglerOnCommon.jpg
Small group of spectators watching a juggler perform on the Town Common.

MAR41SeelyeGMuddBuildingAC.jpg
Looking up Memorial Hill from the sidewalk on the left with Seeleye G. Mudd building and Merrill Science Center visible on rim of slope at right.

MAR58NuclearDisarmamentProtestOnCommon (2).jpg
Demonstration for nuclear disarmament on the Town Common.

MAR23Faces.jpg
Flamingo decorations outside the building which housed Faces of Earth for about 20 years. The building is behind the Mobil station on North Pleasant Street and had previously housed a candlepin bowling alley. Faces had removed from the site by…

MAR63LeagueBooksale.jpg
Tent on the Town Common where the Amherst League of Women Voters held their annual book sale in 1984.

MARSEastStMunsonMemorial.jpg
Entrance to the Munson Memorial Library building shaded by a large maple tree.

MAR66Drummers.jpg
Members of the Shriners marching in the military parade for Recognition Weekend, an event organized at UMass in mid-July, 1986. The event was designed as a vehicle to honor veterans. It drew a large number of people interested in balancing the…

MARFauveGallery.jpg
Wooden sculpture outside the entrance to the Fauve Gallery, an art gallery which operated on the second floor at 18 Main Street for five years beginning in 1985.

MAR67Veterans Day Parade.jpg
Peace activists marching along with the military parade for Recognition Weekend, an event organized at UMass in mid-July, 1986. The event was designed as a vehicle to honor veterans. It drew a large number of people interested in balancing the…

MAR75MarchingBand.jpg
Marine Corps band which marched in the military parade for Recognition Weekend, an event organized at UMass in mid-July, 1986. The event was designed as a vehicle to honor veterans. It drew a large number of people interested in balancing the…

MAR71PeaceVigil.jpg
Peace vigil which has been held from noon to 1:00 p.m. on the Town Common since 1966 (except for a gap from 1973 to 1979).

MAR65BuddhistPeaceFellowship.jpg
Members of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship preparing to march along with the military parade for Recognition Weekend, an event organized at UMass in mid-July, 1986. The event was designed as a vehicle to honor veterans. It drew a large number of people…

MAR26Posters.jpg
Jumble of posters and various hand made advertisements taped to a wall in the center of Amherst.

ChildrenOnRide.jpg
Three young girls on a ride at the 1987 Amherst Community Fair.
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