Old news clippings about Grafton, Massachusetts

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Old Clippings
from Grafton and Worcester newspapers

(Mostly from 1920's-1950's)

Mid - 1920's Clippings Many old news articles

 graftonahwilderness.jpg (235154 bytes) 1935 movie filmed in Grafton "Ah Wilderness" See clipping for names of Grafton residents (paid extras) in the 10 minute segment filmed in Grafton in 1935. Are your relatives in this movie?

graftonvalentines.jpg (282285 bytes) First US manufacture of Valentines was in Grafton, Mass.
Samples still exist in Worcester museum

graftonvtname.jpg (16684 bytes)
Man who named Grafton, VT lived in Grafton, MA first !

graftonjordansgarage.jpg (138137 bytes) Jordan's Garage in Grafton Center as it was in mid 1940's
(identities incorrect on picture-correct identities provided by George Carroll 1999)
L to R: George Carroll, Janet(Carroll)Wilson, George Jordan, Joe Carroll, Jack Burnett, Herman Nichols, Joe Bryant, Ken Belsito, Frank Jordan, Joseph Carroll Sr.

graftonhillbillyband.jpg (98387 bytes)Grafton's Hillbilly band most names known & will be up later

GraftonGermanBund1939.jpg (99963 bytes) 1939 German Bund Article

Grafton1939GermanBund.jpg (112257 bytes) German Bund Article

GraftonNursesTraining.jpg (161692 bytes) 5 To Enter Nurses Training 1958

GraftonSergayZarynoff.jpg (52263 bytes) Sergay Zarynoff Graduates from Wilbraham Academy


Honor Roll.jpg (59868 bytes) Where is this Honor Roll?