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Boston Living Center records

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Identifier: M209
Overview The Boston Living Center began in 1988 as a peer-run community center and meals program for individuals with HIV/AIDS. The Center expanded its outreach activities and now offers daily meals as well as many events, workshops, and fundraisers for the AIDS community. Its two largest events are their annual Celebration of Life Thanksgiving Dinner and annual fundraiser Dinnerfest. Originally located in the Claredon Street YWCA, the Center moved to 29 Stanhope Street in 1995. In 2012, the Boston...

Boston Opera House records

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Identifier: M033
Overview The Boston Opera House (BOH) was the local citadel for lyrical drama for nearly 50 years. It cost Eben D. Jordan $700,000 to build in 1909. Most contemporary singers of note, including Enrico Caruso and Kirsten Flagstad, sang on the Opera House stage. In September 1957, the Boston City Building Department declared the BOH unsafe, and it was sold three weeks later by the Opera Holding Company to the S. & A. Allen Construction Company for $135,000. The Charlestown-based construction company...

Boston Phoenix, Peter Keough interviews

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Identifier: M220
Scope and Contents Note: This collection contains audiocassette tapes of interviews with film directors, actors, and producers such as Thomas Vinterberg, Anjelica Huston, and Tom Hanks. The interviews were conducted and/or attended by Peter Keough during his time as film critic at the Boston Phoenix and span approximately 1986 through 2007. Also included is a handwritten list created by Keough that gives films, interviewees, and years for some of the audiocassettes, as well as a few personal notes. The...

Boston Photo Collaborative records

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Identifier: M160
Overview The Boston Photo Collaborative was founded in 1991 to address the lack of darkroom facilities in Boston, bring photography into the community, and improve access to the arts. Later, the Boston Photo Collaborative offered inner-city teens training and employment as photographers until it closed in 2007.

Boston School of Dental Nursing records

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Identifier: M050
Overview The Boston School of Dental Nursing was incorporated in 1940 as a non-profit organization. The Boston School of Dental Nursing offered women a one-year program in dental nursing that combined classroom education with on-the-job training at the Boston State Hospital and other local facilities. Day and evening instruction were available. The first class graduated 45 women, and enrollment remained small, but steady, throughout the 1940s and 1950s. The board also operated the Boston School of...

Boston Society of Vulcans of Massachusetts records

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Identifier: M131
Overview The Boston Society of Vulcans of Massachusetts was founded in 1971 for the recruitment of African American and other minorities into the fire service. In 1972 the Boston Society of Vulcans, with assistance from the NAACP, Attorney Thomas Mela, and the Justice Department, filed a class action suit against the Civil Service Commission, which resulted in the City of Boston having to hire minorities on a one to one basis until they represented 26% of the fire fighting force. In addition to...

Boston Women's Music Collective records

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Identifier: M022
Historical Note The Boston Women's Music Collective was founded in June 1975 in Somerville, Massachusetts. Its purpose was to support women's music and women composers, musicians, and performers. The Boston Women's Music Collective published a monthly newsletter and sponsored events featuring a variety of musical genres for women with different interests, lifestyles, and talents. Scope and Content Note The Boston Women's Music Collective records document the...

Boston Women's Pentagon Action (Cambridge, Mass.) collection

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Identifier: M143
Overview Boston Women's Pentagon Action was a local chapter of the Woman's Pentagon Action, a decentralized, national feminist organization focused on anti-military, environmental, and social activism. The Women's Pentagon Action was born out of a 1980 meeting of activist women in the Northeastern United States. Concerned with the threat of nuclear proliferation, the Women's Pentagon Action was formed to organize and lead protests advocating human rights and non-violence. In November of 1980, the first...

Boston Women's Union records

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Identifier: M145
Overview The Boston Area Socialist Feminist Organization was founded in 1973 to fill a perceived need for an autonomous, socialist, feminist, nonsectarian political group. In 1975, the name of the organization was changed to the Boston Women's Union. The goals of the organization were to facilitate communication and coordination among existing women's groups, establish a visible socialist feminist political presence in Boston, and educate others about socialist feminism. The organization held study...

Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, Inc. records

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Identifier: M103
Overview The first clubhouse of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) was founded in Charlestown in 1893. The club was meant to be a refuge and alternative space for young boys whose home life and education were not conducive to their development into productive citizens. Over a century later, the BGCB serves more than 8,000 urban youths, largely from disadvantaged circumstances, in its five clubhouses in Charlestown, Chelsea, Dorchester, Roxbury and South Boston. In 1981, girls were admitted to all...

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Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) 25
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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
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Employees 6
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Student housing 6
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Business Administration 6
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Department of History 6
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Libraries 6
Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Mass.) 5
Ell, Carl Stephens, 1887-1981 5
Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts 5
National Center of Afro-American Artists 5
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Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- History 5
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Arts and Sciences 5
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of the President 5
Hall, David 4
National Center of Afro-American Artists. Museum 4
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Bands 4
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Boston-Bouvé College 4
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Class of 1926 4
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Class of 1935 4
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Class of 1943 4
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Criminal Justice 4
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). College of Education 4
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Department of Athletics 4
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Department of Music 4
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of University Development 4
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
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Basketball 3
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Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Center for Cooperative Education 3
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Cooperative Education Research Center 3
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Department of Theatre 3
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of Alumni Relations 3
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). School of Law -- Alumni and alumnae 3
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Urban Schools Collaborative 3
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
Boston Redevelopment Authority 2
Bouvé, Marjorie, 1879-1970 2
Bromfield Street Educational Foundation 2
Burke, Barbara 2
Cambridge Eviction Free Zone (Cambridge, Mass.) 2
Carmichael, Stokely 2
Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Mass.) -- History 2
Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Mass.) -- Maps 2
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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