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"What Warwick Means to Me", 1946 Old Home Day Address

Handwritten address by Charles Morse for the 1946 Old Home Day. He summarizes his move to town and increasing involvement in all aspects of community life.
"We all want Warwick to be a prosperous progressive town. If we would have it so we must all work together to make it so. We must forget our petty feuds and jealousies, be less critical of what others do and more critical of what we ourselves do....."

Year (or year range): 
1946

Quiz for 1941 Old Home Day

"What do you know about Warwick" is the theme of a quiz program used at Old Home Day in 1941. It consists of 34 questions (with answers) about Warwick, these were asked of 2 teams of 4 men and 4 ladies each. Prof. Charles Morse explains "Let me say to you my friends I know this town from end to end. For three long years it's been my biz to seek out questions for this quiz." A sample question reads, "Where was the Franklin Glass Co. located?" and the answer "between Pulcifer and Dresser homes"

Year (or year range): 
1941

1944 Old Home Day Play and History- 50th Celebration

Charles Morse's handwritten presentation outlines the history of Old Home Day from 1895 (dedication of the Warwick Town Hall) to the present (1944). A 13 page typed play, titled "Memories of Warwick" written and produced by C.A. Morse is included. The play features a father dressed for work in the hayfield and his 12 yr old son with a fishing pole and can of bait. The boy "meets" (as he naps) many of the famous Warwick men of the past that he has heard about from his father and hears their recollections of the town in the old days.

Year (or year range): 
1944

1945 Old Home Day Memorabilia

Included with the invitation to the "Fifty-first Annual Reunion" (8-18-1945) is A Dedication to Warwick's Participation in the Wars. This introduction and program by Ralph Holbrook and Charles Morse outlines how Warwick men responded to the call for duty, many giving their lives. A play was presented, set in Warwick in 1812 with Nellie Francis, Grace Morse and Marion Copeland in the cast. Patriotic music and tableaux were included. Of particular note are 5 letters from Warwick men serving overseas. Letters from Charles L. Brown Jr., Arthur Bowers, Joseph Stevens, Wallace F. Holbrook, one unidentified serving in the Pacific and all expressing their regret at not being present and their hope that next year they will be with their family and friends again enjoying the festivities of Old Home Day.

Year (or year range): 
1945

Ledger - financial ledger - 1797

A financial ledger - 1797. Some pages reused with poetry and cartoons pasted in.
Possibly Putnam?

Approximate era: 
don't know

Ledger of dry goods 1839-1846

Bound ledger 1839-1846
Probably Putnam

Year (or year range): 
1839-1846
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Cloth dressing book for 1833, records of Melzar Williams, cloth dyer

Hand written records of dyer Melzar Williams, 1833, father of Joe and Charles Williams, grandfather of Mrs. Clifford Bacon of Orange, Massachusetts.

Year (or year range): 
1833
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Ledger B.G.Putnam, dealer in Dry and Fancy Goods 1820-1824, Warwick

Ledger of B. G. Putnam, dealer in Dry and Fancy Goods 1820 -1824, Warwick

Year (or year range): 
1820-1824
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Journal - Federated Church Treasurer's Records 1921-1934

Journal - Federated Church Treasurer's Records 1921-1934

Year (or year range): 
1921-1934
Approximate era: 
1926-1950

Ledger of B.G.Putnam, dealer in Dry and Fancy Goods 1847-1851

Ledger of B. G. Putnam, dealer in Dry and Fancy Goods Warwick. 1847-1851.

Year (or year range): 
1847-1851
Approximate era: 
1801-1850
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