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Lower Roxbury Black History Project records

Identifier: M165
Overview On 9 November 2006, Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun met with members of the Black Ministerial Alliance of Massachusetts at the People's Baptist Church (830 Tremont Street, Boston) to discuss possible collaborations between Northeastern and Lower Roxbury clergy. During the meeting, Reverend Michael E. Haynes suggested the University create a history of the African American community in Lower Roxbury. As a result, President Aoun appointed Joseph D. Warren, at that time Special...
Dates: 2007-2009

Persistent Poverty Project records

Identifier: M127
Overview The Boston Foundation was created in 1915 as the Permanent Charity Fund by brothers Charles E. and Charles M. Rogerson to relieve hardship in Boston brought on by World War I. After the war, the Fund expanded its scope of activity to include community activism and involvement on a wider scale. In 1964, Albert Stone, Jr., left the Fund $20 million in his will, allowing the Fund to support special projects in Boston neighborhoods in addition to its other grant-making activities. In 1985, the...
Dates: 1985-2002

Ronald W. Bailey oral history collection

Identifier: M153
Overview In 1989 and 1990, Milton Derr, Mel King, and Byron Rushing, three prominent members of Boston's African American community, were interviewed about their lives and work in preparation for a book by Ronald W. Bailey with Diane Turner and Robert Hayden, entitled Lower Roxbury: A Community of Treasures in the City of Boston. Milton Derr, a painter, illustrator and retired teacher, was born in 1932 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He moved to Boston to study at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and...
Dates: 1989-1990

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King, Mel 1
Lowell, Margaret Reed Jones 1
Mauricio Gaston Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy 1
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Moore, Chauncy 1
Nathan, Osceola Brown 1
National Community Building Network 1
National Neighborhood Indicators Project 1
Nedd, Richard 1
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Center for Labor Market Studies 1
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Nunally, Reginald 1
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Small, Martha Roberts 1
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Steese, Ellen 1
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The Ford Foundation 1
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Thomas, Charles and Pauline 1
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Valentine, Lillie B. 1
Wagner, Tony 1
Warren, Joseph David, 1938- 1
White, Gilbert 1
William Monroe Trotter Institute 1
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