Major Edwards yearbooks from 1936-1954 and WBMHS Yearbooks from 1958-2015 have been transformed into digital editions. The digitization project was done by the Boston Public Library with funds awarded to them in a grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
The Digital Commonwealth Historic Archive
The Digital Commonwealth is a non-profit collaborative organization that provides access to photographs, manuscripts, audio recordings, and other materials of historical interest that have been digitized. The Digital Commonwealth is a statewide consortium of libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies. The site contains 1736 impages of West Boylston, most of which were taken in the 1890's, prior to and during the buiding of the Wachusett Reservoir. Please visit the Digital Commonwealth webiste to view more amazing historical images of West Boylston and other places and people in Massachusetts history.
Image from Digital Commonwealth
Wachusett Reservoir, West Boylston Arch, West Boylston, Mass., Dec. 2, 1904
Wachusett Reservoir, view of reservoir from south side of Thomas Basin, looking northeast, West Boylston, Mass., May 11, 1908
Wachusett Reservoir, West Boylston Station, Boston & Maine Railroad, Central Massachusetts Division, from the south, West Boylston, Mass., Jul. 11, 1896