Black and White Photos Show Winter in Boston From Between the 1910s and 1930s

Bostonians know how winter can be both magical and miserable. Here’s a selection of 33 photographs taken by Leslie Jones, staff photographer for the Boston Herald-Traveler, documenting daily life in Boston from between the 1910s and 1930s, including during its snowiest days.

Horse pulling wagon slips in snow, circa 1910s.
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Horse-drawn sleigh for hauling goods, market district, circa 1910s.
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Severe snowstorm reaches Boston, clearing snow at corner of Park and Tremont St., circa 1916.
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Wharf during a Valentine’s Day storm, February 14, 1920.
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Police officer helps woman through blinding snow during a blizzard in Boston, Circa February 1920.
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Blizzard wreaks havoc on a working horse near South Station, breaking shaft and dumping his load of snow, Circa February 1920.
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Horse and wagon accident next to Common, circa February 1920.
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Horse pulling wagon slips in snow next to Common, circa February 1920.
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Kids on sleds plough through water to enjoy ice hidden below, circa 1921.
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Statue of Garrison, Comm. Ave., covered with snow, circa February 1922.
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