Photo, Print, Drawing Barry's Pastry Shop, Central St., Lowell, Massachusetts

About this Item

Barry's Pastry Shop, Central St., Lowell, Massachusetts
Contributor Names
Fertig, Barbara C., 1934- (Research team member)
Lueders-Booth, John, 1935- (Photographer)
Created / Published
November 17, 1987
Subject Headings
-  Folklore--Massachusetts
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  Documentary photographs
-  United States -- Massachusetts -- Lowell
Documentary photographs
-  Index data: The following photographs were made at Barry's Pastry Shop on Central Street. 1-15, Manuel Barros, Sr. working with some kind of mix in very large stirring vat, and consulting ingredients proportions from a rolodex. 1, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, and 15 are good photos; 16-17, Another worker who appears to be moistening pastry before baking. 17 is a good photo; 18-21, Manuel Barros, Sr. again at large Hobart mixing machine. 21 is a good photo; 22, Man whom I believe to be Manuel Barros, Jr. with wooden tray of bread. Good photo; 23, Manuel Sr. and Mrs. (?) Barros looking at paperwork; 24, Younger man squeezing out frosting decoration; 25-28, Worker from frames 16 and 17, again; 29-31, Manuel Sr., again at the Hobart mixing vat. 31 is a good photo; 32, Younger woman squeezing out frosting. 32 is a good photo.
35 mm black-and-white film negatives
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1987/042: LFP-JB-318
Source Collection
Lowell Folklife Project collection (AFC 1987/042)
American Folklife Center
Online Format
IIIF Presentation Manifest
Manifest (JSON/LD)

Rights & Access

The Library of Congress believes that some of the materials in this collection are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions, and are therefore free to use or reuse. For example, the fieldwork in this collection is in the public domain in the United States.

However, the Library has obtained permission for the use of other materials, and presents additional materials for educational and research purposes in accordance with fair use under United States copyright law. For example, some of the recordings contain copyrighted music, and not all of the performers and other individuals who were recorded signed releases for public use of their work.

In addition, the American Folklife Center and the professional fieldworkers who carry out these projects feel a strong ethical responsibility to the people they have visited and who have consented to have their lives documented for the historical record. The Center asks that researchers approach the materials in this collection with respect for the culture and sensibilities of the people whose lives, ideas, and creativity are documented here. Researchers are also reminded that privacy and publicity rights may pertain to certain uses of this material.

Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact the Folklife Reading Room for assistance. Rights assessment is your responsibility. The written permission of the copyright owners in materials not in the public domain is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. Permissions may additionally be required from holders of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights). Whenever possible, we provide information that we have about copyright owners and related matters in the catalog records, finding aids and other texts that accompany collections. However, the information we have may not be accurate or complete.

More about Copyright and other Restrictions

For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources.

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

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Fertig, Barbara C, and John Lueders-Booth. Barry's Pastry Shop, Central St., Lowell, Massachusetts. Lowell Massachusetts United States, 1987. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Fertig, B. C. & Lueders-Booth, J. (1987) Barry's Pastry Shop, Central St., Lowell, Massachusetts. Lowell Massachusetts United States, 1987. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Fertig, Barbara C, and John Lueders-Booth. Barry's Pastry Shop, Central St., Lowell, Massachusetts. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

More Photos, Prints, Drawings like this