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The Theater Offensive records

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Identifier: M082
Overview The Theater Offensive was founded in 1989 by Abraham Rybeck “to form and present the diverse realities of queer lives in art so bold it breaks through personal isolation and political orthodoxy to help build an honest, progressive community.” The Theater Offensive mounts and produces festivals and individual productions by national and local queer performers, and also serves as a development environment for new theatrical work. In addition, The Theater Offensive works to build community through...
Dates: 1977-2012 (bulk 1989-2011)

The Women's Coffeehouse records

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Identifier: M120
Overview The Women's Coffeehouse began in October 1979 when a small group of women from the Women's Educational Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts met to discuss plans to open a Coffeehouse operated by and for women. They felt that women of all ages, nationalities, body types, economic status, and disabilities lacked a space to safely enjoy cultural activities together. The objective of the Women's Coffeehouse was to provide "an active, participative, grass roots environment" (The Women's Coffeehouse,...
Dates: 1978-1989

Third World Views of the Holocaust records

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Identifier: A108
Overview Northeastern University established the Stotsky Professorship in Jewish Historical and Cultural Studies in 1991 from a gift by Dr. Bernard A. Stotsky. The professorship supports one faculty member from the College of Arts and Sciences to research broad ethical, cultural, and social issues arising from the Holocaust. During his term of appointment, July 1, 1998 through June 30, 2002, political science professor William F.S. Miles organized a symposium to discuss how the Holocaust has been...
Dates: April 18-20, 2001

Travelers Aid Family Services of Boston records

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Identifier: M187
Overview Travelers Aid Family Services (TAFS) was established in 1916 as a result of increasing awareness of the need to provide services for the vast numbers of immigrants coming to the United States. In 1920, TAFS was formally incorporated as the Travelers Aid Society of Boston. In 1958, TAFS's mission was "to provide information, advice, guidance, and protection to all travelers, who by reason of unfamiliarity with the city, inexperience, unemployment, illness, infirmity, or other disability are in...
Dates: 1891-2008 (bulk 1930-1995)

Triangle Theater Company records

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Identifier: M176
Overview The Triangle Theater Company was founded in 1979 by David M. Hough. Named for the pink triangles used to mark gay men in Nazi concentration camps, Triangle Theater sought to provide a supportive environment in which gay men and women could work in theater. During each season, Triangle Theater staged multiple productions and held staged readings of scripts. When Triangle Theater incorporated in September 1981, Hough was its Artistic Director and President of the Board; he stepped down as...
Dates: 1979-2009 (bulk 1979-1996)

Twenty-Five Year Associates records

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Identifier: A083
Overview In April 1955, President Carl S. Ell invited 46 members of the faculty and staff (active and retired) who had worked together at Northeastern for 25 years to lunch with him at Longwood Towers on May 3, 1955. This marked the first gathering of the group, which would later be formally titled the Twenty-Five-Year Associates. The group was founded "to maintain the close friendly relationships which have contributed to the welfare of the University and the happiness of the Northeastern family over...
Dates: 1967-1995 (bulk 1975-1992)

United Drug Company products collection

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Identifier: M010
Overview In 1902, Louis K. Liggett persuaded 40 druggists to invest in a drug company that would manufacture and distribute products in franchised stores. In 1903, the United Drug Company (UDC) began operations at 43 Leon Street, now known Meserve Hall at Northeastern University. The stores and products were known by the name "Rexall," for "king of all." By 1929, UDC had 21 manufacturing plants throughout the United States. It employed over 25,000 workers, supplied 10,000 Rexall Drug Stores, and...
Dates: 1936

United South End Settlements records

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Identifier: M126
Overview United South End Settlements is a non-profit social service agency located in the South End of Boston, Massachusetts, whose mission is to foster well-being, nurture personal growth and development, build a sense of community, and maintain an environment where all can thrive. In 1950, five settlement houses (South End, Lincoln, Hale, Harriet Tubman, and Ellis Memorial) and the Children's Art Centre, agreed to share their resources and formed the Federation of South End Settlements. In 1960,...
Dates: 1891-2010 (bulk 1980-2005)

United States Bicentennial Committee records

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Identifier: A097
Overview The Northeastern University United States Bicentennial Committee was founded and chaired by Richard W. Bishop, Dean of University Relations, in 1974. In 1975, history professor William M. Fowler assumed the position of committee chair. Working as part of the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration's Bicentennial Colleges and Universities Campus Program, the Bicentennial Committee organized several events and exhibits, including an art exhibit, an exhibit showcasing Boston Red Sox...
Dates: 1968-1985 (bulk 1974-1976)

University College records

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Identifier: A050
Overview Northeastern's University College was founded in 1960. With an open admissions policy, its mission was to educate adult students with previous work experience, part-time students working toward an undergraduate degree, and full-time students who had varied scheduling requirements. Soon after its founding, the school began offering courses at satellite campuses. Enrollment was 4,000 in 1960, grew to 12,000 by 1975, peaked at 14,000 in 1980, and then declined to 10,700 in 1989 and 7,500 in 1996....
Dates: 1960-2005

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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
Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts 5
National Center of Afro-American Artists 5
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Hall, David 4
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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
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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
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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
Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff 2
Bell, Derrick A. 2
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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