Waltham Museum ~ Slide Shows

Notice to Clubs, Societies and Other Organizations
The following historical slide shows on Waltham are available for day or evening functions.
Most shows consist of 80 slides and run for about an hour. Lecturer's minimum fee is $35.

To arrange a slide show or for more information,

please call Albert Arena, Director at (781) 893-8017

 SLIDE SHOW

DESCRIPTION

A Visit to the Waltham Museum

The exhibits and artifacts at The Waltham Museum. (This show may be used as a second feature.)

Building the Moody Street Bridge

(1943) Slides showing the old bridge being torn down and the new bridge being built.

Cronins - Store of Progress

A half-hour film made by Cronins in the 1950s.

Cronins Easter Parades & Other Events

Cronins Easter Parade movies of the late 1950s and 1960s, plus other Cronins events.

Cronins Easter Parades - Part 1

Cronins Easter Parade movie on the 1950s.

Cronins Santa Parades

Available for slide presentation/not on VCR at this time.

General Nathaniel P. Banks

Available for slide presentation/not on VCR at this time. 

History of Grover Cronin's

Slide show on Grover Cronins.

History of Raytheon

History of this electronic company.

History of Waltham

Available for slide presentation/not on VCR at this time.

History of Waltham Sports I

Covers 20 different sports in Waltham's past.

History of Waltham Sports II

Available for slide presentation/not on VCR at this time.

Industrial Fame of Old Waltham

This show traces the history of old Waltham industries such as the Waltham Watch Company, the Boston Manufacturing Company and the Metz Company.

Metz Story

A 30-year history of Charles Metz in Waltham (1893 - 1922), an exciting period in Waltham's past when automobiles were made here.

Military History of Waltham

Waltham's part in our nation's wars from 1636 to 1991.

Mill No. 1

The story of Waltham's historical cotton mill and its founder Francis Cabot Lowell.

Norembega Park

Available for slide presentation/not on VCR at this time.

Orient Buckboard

A detailed account of certain cars made by the Waltham Manufacturing Company between 1903 - 1908.

Stationary Steam Engines & Boilers

Available for slide presentation/not on VCR at this time. 

This Was Waltham I

Slides made from old photographs of Waltham

This Was Waltham II

Slides made from old photographs of Waltham

This Was Waltham III

Slides made from old photographs of Waltham

Waltham Churches & Schools

Available for slide presentation/not on VCR at this time. 

Waltham Fire Department

Horse-drawn fire wagons, Nuttings fire, Perrine Battery fire, fire scenes and others.

Waltham Hall-Of-Fame

Shows the great people of Waltham's past such as Governor Gore, General Banks, Aaron Dennison and others.

Waltham on Old Post Cards I

Colored slides made from post cards of Waltham at the turn of the century: Main Street, Moody Street, canoeing on the Charles, the Maze, etc.

Waltham on Old Post Cards II

Colored slides made from post cards of Waltham at the turn of the century: Main Street, Moody Street, canoeing on the Charles, the Maze, etc.

Waltham Bleachery & Dye Works

A history of this company. Not on VCR at this time.

Waltham Training School for Nurses

50 year history of this school and the Waltham Hospital.

Waltham Watch Company

A history of the world famous company.

Waltham's National Guard

Available for slide presentation/not on VCR at this time. 

When the Flying Machines Came to Waltham

Rare slides of the 1911 Metz airplane meet at Gore Place.

The museum is always updating and creating new slide shows.


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