This collection consists of items from the Law Department Records collection hosted by Boston City Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
A native of Ontario, Lawrence D. Yeomans was working in New York when he volunteered for service in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during the First World War. For eighteen months, Yeomans served as a chauffeur with the Signal Corps in France, driving senior officers around Paris and to... more
The Lawrence History Center Photograph Collection contains photographs from 1850 to present, which chronicle the history of the people and places of Lawrence, Massachusetts.
In 1850, three years after Lawrence’s incorporation as a town, the three selectmen (chosen every March) functioned as both a Board of Health and overseers of the poor. Later works performed by the Board of Health were undertaken by the fire and streets departments, expenses being drawn from an... more
The material in this collection came into the Lawrence Public Library from Lawrence City Hall over a number of months at the beginning of 2009. These sewer plans are bound in twelve volumes measuring 66 x 53 cm. Each plan is hand drawn and lettered. They show the date they were accepted. Later... more
This collection includes documents relating to laws, regulations, and the general conduct of commerce during the period of dramatic change from the late-19th century through the Great Depression and World War II.
Represented here are items that document history local to the town of Lenox, Massachusetts.
Presented here are items included in the time capsule sealed within the cornerstone of Leominster’s then-new municipal building during the town’s 175th-anniversary celebration on July 4-5, 1915. Later the same year, Leominster became a city. The capsule was remembered, located, and successfully... more
The Winsors were one of the most successful merchant families in Duxbury shortly after the Revolutionary War. In the 1780s and 90s, they launched more vessels than any other builders in town. Samuel Winsor, born perhaps in Boston in 1725, is the first of the family seen in Duxbury. He settled on... more
The Lincoln Town Archives collections are comprised of municipal records, manuscripts, books, photographs, audio-visual materials, and other ephemera documenting the history of Lincoln from 1746 to the present.
This collection contains selected manuscripts from the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections related to specific locations. The collection includes selected government and court records, military records, unpublished histories of locations and institutions, photographs from known locations, brief... more
The Town of Lenox has a varied history, from its involvement in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, as the Shire Town for Berkshire County, as a regional industrial center, as part of the New England Lake District literary period, as a home for the Gilded Age cottagers, and as a place of musical... more
This collection consists of items from the Louise Day Hicks collection hosted by Boston City Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Report and Cultural Resources Inventory of the Lowell National Historical Park and Preservation District prepared for the Division of Cultural Resources, North Atlantic Regional Office, National Park Service by Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson, and Abbott, Architects, Boston, Massachusetts,... more
This collection consists of items from the Lowell Massachusetts: Building Surveys Overview Reports collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Lowell Libraries. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
The Lowell Neighborhoods: An Historical and Architectural Overview was prepared for the City of Lowell, Division of Planning and Development and the Massachusetts Historical Commission by the Elizabeth Durfee Hengen, Preservation Planner. In 1981, the City of Lowell conducted an inventory... more
This collection includes digitized Lowell Southeast Asian Water Festival, Inc. general files, event programs, and promotional materials. The collection is completely accessible on this site.View the collection finding aid for more information,... more
This collection consists of items from the Lower Roxbury Black History Project Records collection hosted by Northeastern University Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.