the village attic

Store bill 1899

This page contains selections of North Bennington ephemera -- theater programs, bills, invoices,
advertisements and other artifacts of everyday life from the village in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Materials from the North Bennington High School may be found here.


Community Players program for 1934 production of "The Whiteheaded Boy."

This 27-page program contains a wide selection of advertisements from the era. The play's cast featured many villagers prominent in later years, including Elizabeth Dwyer (then Elizabeth Mosher), the Banner columnist featured on this web site, and Frederick Welling, who served for 50 years on the Village Board of Trustees. (pdf 9 M)

Entry form for horse races on Battle Day, 1893

Hardware bill 1898 (pdf)

Hand pump parts 1898 (pdf)

Cook stove parts 1898 (pdf)

Marriage certificate 1902 (pdf)

Molding from Eagle Square 1910 (pdf)

Hospital bill 1939 (pdf)

White's Garage bill 1945 (pdf)

Legal bill from James S. Holden (later Chief of Vermont Supreme Court) 1948 (pdf)

Funeral bill 1953 (pdf)