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J. H. Williams collection (PC059)
This collection consists of items from the J. H. Williams collection (PC059) 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.
Jamaica Plain Committee on Central America Collection, 1982-2001 (MS103)
This collection consists of items from the Jamaica Plain Committee on Central America Collection, 1982-2001 (MS103) collection hosted by Suffolk University, Moakley Archive & Institute. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in... more
Jamaica Plain Historical Society Photo Gallery
The Jamaica Plain Historical Society preserves and promotes the rich history of the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston. This digital set includes photographs from their photo collections.
Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club Records
The records and images in this collection begin with documents relating to the Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club's 1924 purchase of the historic Loring-Greenough House, which then became the meeting place and focal point for social and education programming for the club. In more recent decades,... more
James Aronson - W.E.B. Du Bois Collection, 1946-1983
Materials written by or pertaining to W.E.B. Du Bois, collected by James Aronson, who was executive editor of the "National Guardian" from 1948 to 1967. Includes correspondence, speeches by Du Bois in published form, articles by Du Bois, biographical sketches and tribute articles about Du... more
James Baker Free Spirit Press Collection, 1969-2005 (bulk 1969-1974)
James Baker was a member of the Brotherhood of the Spirit commune (later the Renaissance Community) in the early 1970s, and a key contributor to the Free Spirit Press, the commune's publishing operation. Part promotion, information, and entertainment, the Free Spirit Press magazine... more
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Lithographs, Etchings, and Drawings
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) was an American painter and printmaker born in Lowell, Massachusetts. Whistler received his first training as an artist in St. Petersburg, Russia, while his father was working there as a railroad engineer. Whistler’s early interest in art was encouraged... more
James Michael Curley Negatives
This collection contains film negatives that document James Michael Curley during the years 1934-1958. In that time, Curley served as Mayor of Boston, Governor of Massachusetts, and a U.S. Congressman. These images depict Curley on the campaign trail, performing various duties in office, and... more
James Regan
Augustine “Gussie” D. Regan was born in 1898 in Lawrence, Mass. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis F. Regan. He died November 7, 1918 at Latimni, just before the Armistice was called. He was a corporal in Company K of 23rd Infantry. His friends, the “West End Boys,” enlisted together, July... more
James Tibensky Collection, 1973-1974
After working for a year on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in the Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) program, James Tibensky returned to college, declared a major in anthropology, and soon began to focus on gravestones. For his masters degree at the University of Illinois at... more
James W. Fraser (Collector) Photograph Collection
This collection consists of items from the James W. Fraser (Collector) Photograph collection hosted by Northeastern University Libraries. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872 (PC013)
This collection consists of items from the James Wallace Black photographic collection of the Boston Fire, 1872 (PC013) 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.
JD Doyle Photographs (1900-1949)
This collection consists of items from the JD Doyle Photographs (1900-1949) collection hosted by Digital Transgender Archive. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
This collection consists of items from the JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000) collection hosted by Digital Transgender Archive. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
JD Doyle Photographs (Pre-1900)
This collection consists of items from the JD Doyle Photographs (Pre-1900) collection hosted by Digital Transgender Archive. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Jeanne Lawson Bultman Collection
This collection consists of items from the Jeanne Lawson Bultman collection hosted by Provincetown History Preservation Project. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Jeff Albertson Photograph Collection, ca. 1966-2005
Born in Reading, Mass., on Sept 13, 1948, Jeff Albertson was still a student at Boston University, working on the staff of the BU News, when he was hired as a photographer by the Boston Globe. Reflecting the youth culture of the late 1960s and early 1970s, his photographs earned him... more
Jeffrey Drucker Photograph Collection, 1966-1969
Jeffrey Drucker was a student and photographer at the University of Massachusetts Amherst from 1966 to 1969, where he majored in production management and was the WMUA station engineer. As a student, Drucker was a photography enthusiast, taking snapshots of events across campus, thoroughly... more
Jersey Stock Club
Presented here is a collection of portraits of the members of the Jersey Stock Club of Newton taken in the late 1880s. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic life of and... more
Joel Martin Halpern Papers, 1932-2009 (bulk: 1948-2008)
The anthropologist Joel Martin Halpern (1929- ) has worked in regions from the North American arctic (meaning Canada and Alaska) to tropical Laos in Southeast Asia, but he has concentrated on Southeast Europe, principally, Yugoslavia. He is perhaps best known for his studies of social... more
Joel Martin Halpern Photograph Collection
Joel Martin Halpern (1929- ) has lived in Amherst since 1967 when he became a professor in the Anthropology Department at the University of Massachusetts. He has traveled widely and conducted extensive field research, including photographic documentation, of cultures in many countries. In... more
John and Anthony Martin Photograph Collection
John Martin moved to Amherst in 1967 and began teaching at the University of Massachusetts. He is an environmental designer, professionally registered in architecture and landscape architecture. His interests extend to photography, art, and environmental history, all of which he taught at the... more
John Booras collection of glass plate negatives (PC066)
This collection consists of items from the John Booras collection of glass plate negatives (PC066) 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.
John Deacy Photograph
This collection contains one photograph of the steamer Empire State docked at City Wharf, Newburyport, Mass., on August 27, 1886. John Deacy donated it to the Lawrence Public Library. The photograph was used in the book “Lawrence in the Gilded Age.”
John Dowd Althea Boxell Collection
This collection consists of items from the John Dowd Althea Boxell collection hosted by Provincetown History Preservation Project. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
John J. Maginnis and Arthur Howard Military Government of Europe Collection, 1944-1946
Papers of General John J. Maginnis and Colonel Arthur Howard, both of the MAC Class of 1918, from their experience as part of the American Military Government of Europe following World War II. The Arthur Howard Papers (8 linear feet) deal with the restoration of food production in the war... more
John J. Murphy
This collection contains one hand-colored copy of a photograph of John J. Murphy at the corner of Lawrence and Essex streets, Lawrence, Mass., in 1870. He is driving a hay wagon pulled by a team of oxen.  
John L. Lovell Collection
John L. Lovell (1825-1903) was a professional photographer. He came to Amherst in 1856 and established the Amherst Picture Gallery, the first photographic studio in Western Massachusetts. In addition to studio work, Lovell was interested in scientific photography, accompanying an Amherst College... more
John McCann Photograph Collection
This collection contains five photographs donated by John McCann. The photographs are of military personnel or veterans organizations.  
John Thomson Photograph Collection, 1863
The Scotsman John Thomson is considered one of the fathers of social documentary photography and a pioneer in the photography of southeast Asia. Between 1861 and 1872, he traveled extensively in Asia, documenting the scenery and people of modern day Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand,... more
John W. Olver Papers, ca. 1990-2012
John Olver served as representive from the 1st Congressional District in Massachusetts for over two decades. Born in Honesdale, Pa., on Sept. 3, 1936, Olver began an academic career at UMass Amherst shortly after earning his doctorate in chemistry at MIT in 1961. In 1969, however, he resigned... more
José Gutierrez Collection
This collection consists of items from the José Gutierrez collection hosted by Digital Transgender Archive. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Joseph G. Tirrell Photograph Collection
The Joseph G. Tirrell Photograph Collection consists of images created by Tirrell (1840-1907). The images were created during the later years of his life, when he recorded New Bedford’s waterfronts, buildings, streets, and the declining whaling industry, sometimes in collaboration with his... more
Joseph Langland Papers, 1939-2007
The poet Joseph Langland was raised on the family farm in northeastern Iowa, and earned both a BA (1940) and MA (1941) from the famed writing program at the University of Iowa, before being inducted into the military service during the Second World War. While still in Germany serving with... more
Joseph Obrebski Papers, 1923-1974
A student of Bronislaw Malinowski, the Polish ethnographer Jozef Obrebski was a keen observer of cultural change among eastern European peasantry in the years before the Second World War. After working with the resistance in Warsaw during the war, Obrebski went on to do additional... more
Jubb Brothers Civil War Letters
Represented here are the correspondence of John and William Jubb of Westford, Massachusetts to family members and friends. Also included are reminiscences of William Jubb (1862-1934), as well as postcard images of him.
Justin H. Goodstein-Aue Collection
Justin H. Goodstein-Aue is a Boston-based photographer who spends much of his time documenting historic businesses and local neighborhoods. This digital collection includes images created at James Hook & Co., a family business founded in 1925 and located on Boston's waterfront. Goodstein-Aue... more