Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Augustine H. Folsom

Augustine H. Folsom, also know professionally as A. H. Folsom, was a commercial photographer based in Roxbury, listed in the City Directory from 1879-1903 at 48 Alleghany St. He was also the owner of a carpet factory.

The Boston Public Library holds many of Folsom's photographs taken in the Roxbury neighborhood, as well as his photographs documenting the Boston Public School System from 1890-1893, some of which were exhibited at the 1900 Paris Expo.

 Appleton Street kindergarten, 1892-93
Everett School - interior - 3rd class, 2nd division, 1892-93
 Hyde School, kindergarten, 1892-93
 Primary school, class I, Prince District,1892
Winchell School, Wells primary, 3rd class, room 7, ca. 1890
Source: Boston Public Library

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