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Asian Community Development Corporation (Jacquie L. Kay) records

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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 site...

Boston Globe Library collection

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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 processing...

Cambridge Eviction Free Zone records

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Identifier: M170
Overview 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.

Committee for Cambridge Rent Control records

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Identifier: M166
Overview 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.

Department of Residential Life records

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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...

Grants Management Associates records

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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 C....

Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción records

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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 19,...

John A. Volpe papers

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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 of...

Lower Roxbury Community Corporation records

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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 Lower...

Martin Neal Gopen papers

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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...

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