Category Archives: Canton, Massachusetts

a “dog story”

  Something prompted me to remember an anecdote today. It may or may not be of interest. It may seem trivial and not worth telling. But, I think it illustrates something – I’m not quite sure what – and how, … Continue reading

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Board of Selectmen to Elinor H. Smith, November 5, 1969

  My mother, Elinor Handy Smith, had requested permission to hold an antiwar rally in Canton, Massachusetts. Below is the Board of Selectmen’s response.    

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Roger W. Smith, “My Boyhood”

    The following post is in both the form of a downloadable Word document (below) and text that follows.     — Roger W. Smith       *********************************************************** Roger W. Smith, “My Boyhood”       Birth I … Continue reading

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“Canton High Graduates 208”

  “Canton High Graduates 208” The Canton J0urnal, Canton, MA, June 1964     ‘Canton High Graduates 208’    

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poem written by choir members in tribute to Alan W. Smith, First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Canton, MA

  My father, Alan W. Smith, was organist and choir director during the 1950’s and 60’s at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist church in Canton, MA. I recall with pleasure the choir rehearsals every Thursday evening at our house at … Continue reading

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Roger W. Smith, “tribute to my classmate Russell Minkwitz”

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