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Manual Arts and Vocational Training
This collection of photographs relate to Manual Training, Manual Arts, Independent Living Skills, Vocational Training and workshops for adults who are blind. Piano tuning, sewing, chair caning, and animal husbandry are among the subjects. Throughout the history of Perkins School for the Blind,... more
Marie Phillips Collection
For many years, the UMass Amherst campus was home to several colonies of feral cats that took up residence in its barns and outbuildings, and beginning with Leo V. Robinson in 1945, a succession of individuals were moved to feed and care for the cats. An alumna and employee in Human... more
Marion Agostinho "Bert" Perry Collection
This collection consists of items from the Marion Agostinho "Bert" Perry 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.
Mark H. McCormack Papers, ca. 1920-2008 (bulk: 1957-2003)
Once hailed by Sports Illustrated as “the most powerful man in sport,” Mark Hume McCormack directly engineered the growth of money and media in modern professional sport. After graduating from the College of William and Mary with a B.A. in French and receiving a law degree from Yale,... more
Marstons Mills Historical Society Photograph Collection
This collection of photographs, postcards, and maps provides a portrait of Marstons Mills, Massachusetts, a rural village in Barnstable County on Cape Cod. Marstons Mills has a long history in farming, fishing, and textiles and these images offer a glimpse of both historic locations and daily... more
Mary L. Wentworth Papers, 1966-1968
The activist Mary Wentworth has worked throughout New England on behalf of a variety of progressive causes, beginning with the antiwar and feminist movements in the 1960s and 1970s and working against racism and other forms of discrimination, militarism, patriarchy, corporate power, and U.S.... more
Mary Patricia Spaulding Scrapbook, 1956
In 1956, the graphic designer Pat Spaulding left for a tour of Europe. During her seven months abroad, she and her friend Maureen Jones traveled by motor scooter through France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, and Germany, staying in hostels and taking in the sights. Perhaps most... more
Massachusetts Board of Harbor and Land Commissioners
This collection consists of items from the Massachusetts Board of Harbor and Land Commissioners collection hosted by State Library of Massachusetts. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
This collection consists of items from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation collection hosted by State Library of Massachusetts. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Massachusetts Governmental Activities Exposition Photograph Album, 1930
To celebrate its tercentenary in 1930, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts organized over two thousand events in 253 communities, drawing over eleven million visitors. One of the most elaborate of these events was the Exposition of Governmental Activities held at the Commonwealth Armory... more
Massachusetts Historical Society Collection
Massachusetts Historical Society Founded in 1791, the Massachusetts Historical Society is an invaluable resource for American history, life, and culture. Its extraordinary collections tell the story of America through millions of rare and unique documents, artifacts, and irreplaceable national... more
Massachusetts Metropolitan Water Works Photograph Collection, 1876-1930 (bulk, 1895-1921)
The Massachusetts Metropolitan Water Works (MWW) Photograph Collection documents the construction of the Boston metropolitan water supply as it expanded westward between 1876 and 1925. Over 8,000 carefully labeled photographs were taken of each phase of the construction, from real estate takings... more
Mayor James M. Curley Collection
This collection consists of items from the Mayor James M. Curley collection hosted by City of Boston Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Mayor John F. Collins Photographs
This collection consists of items from the Mayor John F. Collins Photographs collection hosted by City of Boston Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
The Medford Historical Society Civil War Photograph Collection
The Medford Historical Society & Museum presents its large and significant collection of Civil War photographs. They were donated to the Society in 1948 and, in an exciting turn of events, rediscovered in 1990. This was the collection of Samuel Crocker Lawrence, a Civil War general,... more
Meekins Library, Williamsburg, Mass., Local History, Historic Photographs Collection
The Meekins Library has a small local history collection of photographs that document the towns and individuals of Williamsburg and Haydenville, Massachusetts, as well as some images of the local Western Massachusetts region. The largest unit is a series of stereographs that chronicle the... more
Melnea A. Cass Papers
This collection consists of items from the Melnea A. Cass Papers 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.
Metal Plate Negative
Presented here is an interior view of the Newton Free Library, Newton, Massachusetts.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 provide insight into Newton from the... more
Methuen Historic Collection
The Methuen Historic Collection includes materials related the local history of Methuen and the surrounding areas. It includes city directories, high school yearbooks, postcards, and other historical and genealogical resources.
Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, Inc. Records
This collection consists of items from the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, Inc. Records 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.