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Asian Community Development Corporation (Jacquie L. Kay) records

Identifier: M202
Overview The Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC) was founded in 1987 by Jacquie Kay, Tunney Lee, and other Asian American activists with the goal of addressing the affordable housing needs of the Boston Chinatown community. During Kay's 16 year tenure as Board Chair and President, the organization oversaw two affordable housing developments—Oak Terrace (1995), and The Metropolitan (2004), which together made over 330 units of housing available to the Chinatown community. The Metropolitan...
Dates: 1962-2010

Boston Globe Library collection

Identifier: M214
Scope and Contents The Boston Globe Library collection, 4,239 cubic feet (4,376 boxes), documents the newspaper’s journalism of Greater Boston and New England from circa 1872 to 2003 through articles, images, and other related materials. The collection consists of four series: 1. Newspaper Clippings, 2. Microfilm, 3. Print Photographs, and 4. Negative Photographs.The materials within this collection were arranged and described using the “More Product, Less Process” (MPLP) method of archival...
Dates: circa 1872-2003; Majority of material found within 1925-2003

Cambridge Eviction Free Zone records

Identifier: M170

Founded in 1988, the Cambridge Eviction Free Zone (EFZ) was a tenant-run community organization that worked for social and economic justice in the areas of housing and tenants' rights, rent control, and immigrant voting rights. It also addressed issues of affordability and conditions in rental housing. Until its disbandment in December 2007, EFZ assisted tenants in exercising their legal rights, providing information and support to tenants facing evictions and rent increases.

Dates: 1972-2007; Majority of material found within 1988-2007

Committee for Cambridge Rent Control records

Identifier: M166

The Committee for Cambridge Rent Control (CCRC) was founded by Cambridge Eviction Free Zone to develop an initiative petition to re-establish rent control in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 2003, CCRC gathered enough signatures to place its initiative petition on the ballot for the November elections, but the measure failed to win enough votes to pass. CCRC disbanded in late 2003.

Dates: 1998-2003; Majority of material found within 2002-2003

Department of Residential Life records

Identifier: A049
Overview Northeastern University (NU) opened its first dormitory at 428 Marlborough St. in 1950. By 1967, NU had opened nine new residence halls, housing over 2,000 students; by 2001, over 4,100 students lived in NU resident halls.  NU's Department of Residential Life was created in 1962 as the Office of Student Housing.  It became known as the Department of Residential Life in 1987.  The office was headed by both a dean of men and a dean of women until 1970, when it was replaced by a director of...
Dates: 1966-1997

Grants Management Associates records

Identifier: M178
Overview Grants Management Associates was founded in 1982 by Newell Flather, Mary Phillips, and Ala Reid. It was renamed GMA Foundations in 2009 and provides consulting, administrative, and organizational support services to grant-making organizations in the Boston area. Among its clients is The Riley Foundation, which was established through a bequest from Mabel Louise Riley.In April 1984, Newell Flather of GMA and two of The Riley Foundation's trustees, Robert W. Holmes, Jr. and Andrew...
Dates: 1974-1999; Majority of material found within 1984-1999

Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción records

Identifier: M111
Overview Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA) is a community development corporation whose mission is to guarantee residents of the Villa Victoria community long term control over their housing by offering programs in community organizing and development, human services, and art and culture. Located in the South End of Boston, IBA began in 1967 as a grassroots movement against the Boston Redevelopment Authority's urban renewal plan. IBA incorporated in 1968 as the Emergency Tenant's Council of Parcel...
Dates: 1967-2004; Majority of material found within 1974-1999

John A. Volpe papers

Identifier: M067
Overview John Anthony Volpe, born the son of Italian immigrants in 1908, was a successful Massachusetts businessman and accomplished public servant. He served as Commissioner of Public Works in Massachusetts in 1953, was appointed Federal Highway Commissioner under Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1957, was elected Governor of Massachusetts three times (in 1960, 1964, and 1966), was appointed Secretary of Transportation under Richard Nixon in 1969, and was appointed Ambassador to Italy in 1972. While Governor...
Dates: 1943-1983

Lower Roxbury Community Corporation records

Identifier: M106
Overview The Lower Roxbury Community Corporation (LRCC) was formed in May 1966 by four small neighborhood groups that met at four neighborhood centers in Lower Roxbury in May 1966. The neighborhood meetings were in response to the Boston Redevelopment Authority's (BRA) proposal to build a high school in Lower Roxbury, potentially displacing local residents and businesses. LRCC's purpose was to give residents a say in urban renewal projects, including the expansion of Interstate 95, that affected...
Dates: 1968-1978

Martin Neal Gopen papers

Identifier: M133
Overview Martin Neal Gopen was born August 13, 1934 and died on June 18, 2006, spending the majority of his life in the South End of Boston, MA. During that time he worked as a political activist and advocate for underserved communities. He attended Northeastern University (1950-1952), but earned his undergraduate (1955-1960) and graduate (1960-1961) degrees from Boston University. He served in the US Army from 1951-1953 when he was honorably discharged. He was involved in numerous social justice...
Dates: 1933-1994; Majority of material found within 1969-1989

Mary Ellen Welch papers

Identifier: M198

Mary Ellen Welch is a community activist and former teacher at Hugh R. O'Donnell Elementary School in East Boston, Massachusetts. Since the 1960s, she has been an advocate for East Boston residents on issues surrounding waterfront development, affordable housing, public schools, and the expansion of Logan International Airport.

Dates: 1948, 1966-2012; Majority of material found within 1971-2012

Office of Community Affairs records

Identifier: A085
Overview In 1982, Vice President John A. Curry reorganized the existing Office of Community Development into the Office of Community Affairs. Placed under the direction of Joseph D. Warren, the Office of Community Affairs' primary mission was to respond to the concerns of Northeastern University's neighbors. Additionally, the office administered several community outreach programs, such as the annual Thanksgiving food and Christmas toy drives and a scholarship program for Boston Housing Authority...
Dates: 1967-1989; Majority of material found within 1982-1989

Phyllis M. Ryan papers

Identifier: M094
Overview Phyllis Milgroom Ryan (1927-1998) began her career as a political activist while a student at Northeastern University. Following her graduation from Northeastern University in 1950, she worked as a psychiatric social worker in the Massachusetts state mental health system. In 1951, she married William J. Ryan, Jr. with whom she shared a passion for social justice and collaborated in political action for the next several decades. By the early 1960s Phyllis M. Ryan served as a media advisor and...
Dates: 1959-1988; Majority of material found within 1961-1988

Roxbury Multi-Service Center records

Identifier: M109
Overview RMSC is a social service agency modeled after the 19th century settlement house where all client services were located under one roof. It began as a three-year demonstration project in 1964 to provide services to the Roxbury and North Dorchester neighborhoods of Boston. From its inception, the mission of RMSC has been to offer programs and services designed to empower the residents of Roxbury and North Dorchester to become economically and socially self-sufficient. RMSC was originally funded...
Dates: 1965-2002

Yoel Camayd-Freixas papers

Identifier: M207
Overview Yoel Camayd-Freixas was a social psychologist, educator, and community activist for Latino communities in Boston and Miami. Born in Cuba, he lived the majority of his life in Boston, Massachusetts and Miami, Florida. He earned a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Boston College in 1982. He subsequently worked for Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston Public Schools, and Boston Urban Research and Development Group, and helped to found La Alianza Hispana, the Jamaica Plain Outreach Team,...
Dates: 1971-2011; Majority of material found within 1983-2005

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