The originals were donated to the Larchmont Historical Society by James H. Levi and Constance A. Levi. The physical collection is maintained at our Larchmont Historical Society Archive.
Herb Roth was a local resident and well-known cartoonist. He worked for the New York World and the New York Herald Tribune, but also published his cartoons and illustrations independently. The Larchmont Public Library has a collection of his photographs of Larchmont in the early 1940s.
Site Link: The Herbert Roth Collection
These photos were taken by Ned Benton in 2002 and again in 2012 to illustrate each address in Larchmont Village’s business districts. The LHS plans to update the record every decade with photographs of the same sites.
Site Link: Streetscape Pictures from 2002
Some locations have multiple photographs taken at other times. These can be found by using an address keyword: see Searching by Address for detailed directions.
This collection is an eclectic mix of images donated by the Horseshoe Harbor Yacht Club to the Larchmont Historical Society. Some are from the club’s early history. Others show the fire and renovation in the 1990s, and many depict more recent social and racing events.
Site Link: Horseshoe Harbor Yacht Club
Additional photographs of the club may be found in other collections. Use the keyword “hhyc” to search the entire Archive. For further instructions, see: Browsing and Searching the Collections.
The Mamaroneck Public Library maintains a collection of photographs of businesses, churches, the Mamaroneck Fire Department, as well as people and events.
Collection Link: The Mamaroneck Public Library Collection
William Keresey was Larchmont Police Chief from 1934-1974. During his years of service, he collected pictures of police-related events such as collisions along with general pictures of the Village. His son, who was chief from 1986-2001, allowed the Larchmont Historical Society to scan these pictures for the Photo Archive.
The pictures include many vehicular incidents.
Larchmont has a rich history of active local political activity. This collection features advertisements, pamphlets and flyers donated by candidates over the years and scanned into the digital archive.
The Historical Society has attempted to include both sides of each campaign or issue and is always interested in adding more material from elections in the Village of Larchmont, Town of Mamaroneck or Mamaroneck School District.
Site Link: Local Politics Through The Years
The Larchmont Historical Society owns approximately 100 items of clothing dating from 1860 to 1940, worn by several generations of the family that lived at 46 Magnolia Avenue from 1891 to 1996. Photos of the clothes appear in this collection.
Site Link: June Freeman Allen Costume Collection
These are images featuring the Larchmont Fire Department that have been put together by members of the Larchmont Historical Society’s Fire Committee. They include:
- Photos collected by LFD Chiefs;
- Membership lists and rosters to identify former LFD members;
- Photos of department activities and events from 2000-2005; and
- Photos of the training drill in the Manor Inn before it was remodeled as a private home.
Site link: The Fire History Collection