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What was the Year?
1946

What was the Season?
winter

Can you name any of the people?
Barbara (Broderick) Valenti

Can you name the location?
Umass Amherst

Comments...
Bobbi was the Winter Carnival queen at Umass that year. The picture was taken in Amherst but sent to the Transcript.


What was the Season?
winter

Can you name any of the people?
Barbara Broderick Valenti

Can you name the location?
Dutch Hill


What was the Year?
1947

What was the Season?
winter

Can you name any of the people?
Barbara Valenti nee Barbara Broderick

Can you name the location?
I am not sure

Comments...
Barbara Broderick was solected U Mass. Winter Carnival Queen in February 1947. I believe that Randy took this picture for the Transcript in commemoration of this event for a local girl


What was the Year?
1947

What was the Season?
winter

Can you name any of the people?
I believe that the girl is Barbara Valenti nee Broderick

Can you name the location?
I believe it is North Adams

Comments...
I believe that Randy took this picture because Barbara had been selected as Winter Carnival Queen at U MASS. Amherst, Mass. in February 1947 and used this picture to accompany a Transcript article about a local woman's achievement.


What was the Season?
winter

Can you name any of the people?
Barbara Valenti

Can you name the location?
Dutch Hill

Comments...
Barbara was a teacher at the old Sarah Haskins School on State Street. She lived on Classic Ave in North Adams with her husband and three children: Jimmy, Susan, and Laurie.


What was the Year?
1947

What was the Season?
winter

Can you name any of the people?
Barbara Broderick Valenti

Can you name the location?
not sure

Comments...
The year was definitely 1947 that she was named Winter Carnival Queen. It is in the 1947 U Mass yearbook, the Index.


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