2. Southeastern Massachusetts Historical Collections
Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:
New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center Archives oral history project interviews for "Workers on the Waterfront."
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 175 photoprints detailing the progress of the construction of Interstate 195’s bridges and interchanges in the Fall River area, with the majority being construction of the bridge between Fall River and Somerset, Massachusetts, over the Taunton River. There are four contracts documented, each group originally housed in a separate binder. Each photograph is labelled and numbered by either the photographer or the contractor, the sequence of which is not always clear...
Scope and Contents Collection consists entirely of 2 ¼ x 2 ¼- inch color slides, originally in gray plastic slide trays with typed indices on the side. The index does not always match the contents of the box, however.
Dates: 1956 - 1969