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Melnea A. Cass papers

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Identifier: M079
Overview Community and civil rights activist Melnea Agnes Cass was born on June 16, 1896 in Richmond, Virginia. She received numerous awards, including three honorary doctoral degrees for her involvement in community improvement and civil rights in the Boston area. She was known as "The First Lady of Roxbury." She died on December 16, 1978.

Dates: 1954-1979

Men of All Colors Together Boston records

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Identifier: M068
Overview Men of All Colors Together Boston is the Boston chapter of the National Association of Black and White Men Together. Men of All Colors Together Boston was founded in 1980, and is the oldest interracial gay group on the East Coast. As both a social and political organization, Men of All Colors Together Boston is committed to fostering supportive environments wherein racial and cultural inequalities may be overcome. They engage in educational, political, cultural, and social activities.

Dates: 1980-2000

Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, Inc. records

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Identifier: M101
Overview Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, Incorporated (METCO, Inc.) is a private nonprofit organization founded in 1966 to eliminate racial imbalance by busing children from Boston and Springfield to suburban public schools in 38 suburban communities. The program was created more than three decades ago by educational collaborators, parents, and suburban citizens from metropolitan Boston and Boston's suburbs as a voluntary desegregation program. Its mission is "to provide, through...
Dates: 1961-2005 (bulk 1966-1995)

Michael Aronson papers

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Identifier: M206
Overview Michael Aronson was born in the early 1960s. Growing up in Massachusetts, he attended Needham Public Schools. After graduating high school in 1981, he attended the University of Chicago where he earned his BA in 1985. Not long after, Aronson joined Michael Dukakis' presidential campaign and became part of the speechwriting team. After Dukakis lost the presidency, Aronson pursued a career in journalism. Later, he joined the New York Daily News Editorial Board. In 1999, he won a Pulitzer Prize...
Dates: 1982-1988

Michael Meltsner papers

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Identifier: M175
Overview Michael Meltsner has taught at Northeastern University School of Law since 1979. He earned his A.B. from Oberlin College in 1957 and his LL.B. / J.D. from Yale University in 1960. From 1961-1970 Meltsner worked as First Assistant Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) and was co-director, along with Jack Greenberg, of the National Office for the Rights of the Indigent (NORI), a “paper office” within the Legal Defense Fund. Since 1970, Meltsner has taught and served...
Dates: 1961-2008 (bulk 1978-2004)

Michael S. Dukakis Presidential Campaign records

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Identifier: M032
Overview Michael Stanley Dukakis was born of Greek immigrant parents on November 3, 1933 in Brookline, Massachusetts, where he still resides, as of 2002. He graduated from Brookline High School (1951), Swarthmore College (1955), and Harvard Law School (1960). Michael Dukakis married Katherine Dickson, known as Kitty, in 1963. They have three children, John, Andrea and Kara. Michael Dukakis served for eight years in the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1962-1970) before he lost a bid for...
Dates: 1962-1989 (bulk 1987-1988)

Milburn Devenney papers

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Identifier: M157
Overview Milburn Devenney is a social worker and registered nurse in the Boston area who worked with AIDS patients during the 1980s and 1990s, primarily through the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, Inc. (AAC). Devenney completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Humanistic Counseling at Virginia Commonwealth University in 1980 and, during the period this collection covers, Devenney was a graduate student at St. Mary's College, working toward his M.A. in Human Development.

Dates: circa 1983-1996

Minnie L. Lynn papers

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Identifier: M085
Overview A leader and scholar of physical education, Minnie Lynetta Lynn was born in Pennsylvania in 1902. After receiving her bachelor's degree from Oberlin College in 1928, she taught physical education in Cleveland grade schools until 1930, when she assumed the directorship of health and physical education at McKinley High School in Canton, Ohio, a position she held until 1941. Lynn received a master's degree from Pennsylvania State University in 1937 and earned a PhD from the University of...
Dates: 1902-1991

Mobilization for Survival: Feminist Task Force records

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Identifier: M140
Overview In 1977, a group of activists formed the Boston chapter of Mobilization for Survival, an organization dedicated to nuclear disarmament and peace. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Mobilization for Survival rallied against a variety of anti-military and anti-nuclear causes such as the American presence in Central America and nuclear proliferation. In 1985, a group of feminists in the Boston chapter met to create a Feminist Task Force within the organization to address women's issues within...
Dates: 1985-1987

Muriel S. and Otto P. Snowden papers

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Identifier: M017
Overview Muriel S. and Otto P. Snowden were the founders and co-directors of Freedom House, a center for neighborhood improvement and community activism in the racially mixed neighborhood of Roxbury, Massachusetts. From 1949 until their retirement in 1984, the Snowdens were influential leaders in Boston's African American community. Muriel S. Snowden was raised in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, graduated from Radcliffe College in 1938, and attended the New York School of Social Work from 1943-1945. She married...
Dates: 1911-1990 (bulk 1947-1985)

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Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- 7
Knowles, Asa Smallidge, 1909-1990 7
Ryder, Kenneth G., 1924- 7
Speare, Frank Palmer, 1869-1954 7
Boston Public Schools 6
Lewis, Elma 6
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Ell, Carl Stephens, 1887-1981 5
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National Center of Afro-American Artists 5
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Women's Educational Center (Cambridge, Mass.) 4
Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Boston 4
Zungolo, Eileen 4
ACT UP Boston (Organization) 3
AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, Inc. 3
Action for Boston Community Development 3
Boston Young Men's Christian Association 3
Bouvé-Boston School of Physical Education 3
Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Mass.) -- Planning 3
Citywide Educational Coalition 3
Curry, John A. (John Anthony), 1934- 3
Curry, John A., 1934- 3
Garcia, Frieda 3
Herman, Gerald 3
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 3
Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932- 3
King, Mel 3
Luttgens, Kathryn 3
Massachusetts Correctional Association 3
Merced, Nelson 3
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Rosenblatt, Norman 3
Ryder, Kenneth G., b. 1924 3
Tsongas, Paul 3
Volpe, John A. 3
Abortion Action Coalition 2
American League to Abolish Capital Punishment 2
Ammarell, Natalie 2
Anderson, R. Wayne, 1941-1991 2
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2
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Bentsen, Lloyd 2
Bernstein, Samuel J. 2
Beta Gamma Epsilon. Northeastern University Chapter 2
Boston Housing Authority 2
Boston Intercollegiate Lesbian and Gay Alliance 2
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Bouvé, Marjorie, 1879-1970 2
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Burke, Barbara 2
Cambridge Eviction Free Zone (Cambridge, Mass.) 2
Carmichael, Stokely 2
Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Mass.) -- History 2
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Chandler, Dana, Jr. 2
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 2
Committee for Cambridge Rent Control (Cambridge, Mass.) 2
Corsano, Nicholas D., 1904-2003 2
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