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Sidewalk vending licenses

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: 5000.012

Scope and Contents

Licenses granted to individuals permitting the storage or sale of merchandise in a public street. (Chapter 584 of the Acts of the Legislature of 1907, and amendments thereof) The license includes the name of the individual, the authorized location, and the type of goods to be sold. Majority of licenses appear to permit the sale of food (prepared or fresh), drink, clothing, and other retail goods.


  • Creation: 1964-1987 with gaps


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Repository Details

Part of the City of Boston Archives Repository

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