Streets of Brookline

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26 Still St.
In the background is Pleasant St. The house is no longer standing. John Reece, president of Reece Button Hole Machine Co., and his wife, Marietta Shea, moved to this house when they got married and they raised three sons there. John Reece died at the age of 41 after trying to rescue a worker in his factory during an elevator accident.

[Courtesy of Historic New England]