This collection consists of items from the Illumination of the Crucifixion from a Missal : use of Troyes collection hosted by Boston College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Brockton, once known as “Shoe City,” manufacturing some $146,378,500 worth of shoes annually in the early twenties, attracted skilled shoe workers from all over the globe. In 1925, commercial artist, Ralph Heard of Needham, Massachusetts, created seven portraits of local craftsmen: William B.... more
Founded in 1917, the International Center for the Disabled was the nation’s first outpatient rehabilitiation center. With the support of benefactor Jeremiah Millbank, the ICD was dedicated to helping disabled veterans reintegrate into all aspects of American life. Over the years, it... more
This collection consists of items from the Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II (CC011) collection hosted by Historic New England. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Isaac Hull (1773-1843) served as lieutenant on USS Constitution throughout the Quasi-War with France and commanded USS Argus during the Barbary Wars. He assumed command of USS Constitution in June 1810 and won the first American frigate victory of the War of 1812 when he defeated HMS Guerriere... more