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Photo, Print, Drawing Lower Belvidere, Lowell, Massachusetts

About this Item


  • Lower Belvidere, Lowell, Massachusetts


  • Rankin, Tom (Research team member)
  • DeNatale, Douglas (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • February 9, 1988


  • -  Folklore--Massachusetts
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Massachusetts -- Lowell


  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs


  • -  Index data: PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LOWER BELVIDERE, FEBRUARY 9, 1988. 1-2, Tom Rankin taking photographs with tripod on the roof of narrow bay window. Home of Robert Kent, 137 Pleasant St; 3-5, Views of Pleasant Street taken by Tom Rankin from his perch on top of the roof at 137 Pleasant; 6-7, Same as 1-2; 8-9, Parking lot beside Robert Kent house, showing Kent's bulldozer; 10-11, Glass enclosed yard shrine at home diagonally across from 137 Pleasant St; PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LOWER BELVIDERE, FEBRUARY 10, 1988. 12, Looking down Concord Street, block between Pond and Sherman Streets, houses on west side of street; 13, Same as 12, showing houses on both sides of street; 14-17, View looking across Concord River, showing houses with terraced gardens going down to river; 18, Falls on Concord River, taken from west bank of river, across from Richmond and Ames Streets; 19, View looking down Concord River from same spot as above, showing Church Street bridge, with Massachusetts Mills in background; 20, View looking diagonally across and down Concord River from same spot, showing Manuel Figueira's house and gardens and Coburn School.


  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1987/042: LFP-DD-C032

Source Collection

  • Lowell Folklife Project collection (AFC 1987/042)


  • American Folklife Center

Online Format

  • image

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Credit line: Lowell Folklife Project collection (AFC 1987/042), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Rankin, Tom, and Douglas Denatale. Lower Belvidere, Lowell, Massachusetts. United States Lowell Massachusetts, 1988. February 9. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Rankin, T. & Denatale, D. (1988) Lower Belvidere, Lowell, Massachusetts. United States Lowell Massachusetts, 1988. February 9. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Rankin, Tom, and Douglas Denatale. Lower Belvidere, Lowell, Massachusetts. February 9. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.