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2. Adam's Word

This collection consists of items from the Adam's Word 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.

4. American Art Posters 1890-1920

With the invention of lithography in 1798 and its introduction into France and England during the first years of the 19th century, there was an increasing demand for images among the growing middle class. As the technique allowed much larger editions than did the older techniques of woodcut,... more

5. American Artists

Critical funding to support long-term preservation of and enhanced public access to Boston Public Library collections, including this one, was provided by the Associates of the Boston Public Library.

7. Americanization Poster

Evening classes for working students started in 1859. They were run by the City Mission and taught by volunteers. By 1869, there were 300 pupils from 9 nations. In 1870, the Lawrence School committee took over responsibility for running the Evening School. At that time, a school for women and... more

8. Andy Jaffe Project

This collection consists of items from the Andy Jaffe Project collection hosted by Williams College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.

11. Art Works

This collection consists of items from the Art Works 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.

13. Boston Brewery Posters

Boston, in the early 1900s, was home to 31 breweries. There were 24 breweries in Roxbury and Jamaica Plain and all were located in the vicinity of Columbus Avenue, Heath, and Armory Streets. The abundant water supply from the aquifer along the Stony Brook, artesian wells around Mission Hill, and... more

17. Circus Posters

Advertising a circus was difficult before radio, television, and the Internet. To be successful and stay ahead of the competition, a circus owner had to market his show and create a brand that would be recognizable and generate repeat patrons. He had to advertise the features of his show to set... more

25. Davis Center Posters

This collection consists of items from the Davis Center Posters collection hosted by Williams College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.

27. Digitized Museum Collections

This collection consists of items from the Digitized Museum Collections 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.

28. Dively Committee Posters

This collection consists of items from the Dively Committee Posters collection hosted by Williams College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.

29. Doyle's Cafe Memorabilia

Doyle's Cafe was a popular community gathering space located at 3484 Washington Street in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood. Doyle's opened its doors in 1882 and grew from a one-room Irish pub to a three-room bar and restaurant that was host to both locals and tourists alike. It was also known... more

31. Ephemera

This collection consists of items from the Ephemera 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.

32. Ephemera collection (EP001)

This collection consists of items from the Ephemera collection (EP001) 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.

36. Fine Arts

This collection consists of items from the Fine Arts collection hosted by Forbes Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.

38. Flag Parade Lawrence, Mass.

The Lawrence textile workers strike of 1912 began January 12th and ended March 14 of that year. 27,000 workers were affected and the cost would be figured at around $3,000,000 in lost wages, revenue, extra expense in policing, and harm to the general business community. 500 people were arrested... more

44. French Artists

Critical funding to support long-term preservation of and enhanced public access to Boston Public Library collections, including this one, was provided by the Associates of the Boston Public Library.

53. Kentucky History

This collection consists of items from the Kentucky History 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.

56. Leonard Bernstein Poster

Leonard Bernstein was born at Lawrence General Hospital in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Sunday, 25 August 1918. Lawrence was the home of his maternal family, the Resnicks, who came from Russia. He later lived in Boston and went on to become a renowned composer, conductor, pianist, author, and... more

58. Lynn Parades and Events

This collection consists of items from the Lynn Parades and Events collection hosted by Lynn Public Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.

59. Magic Posters

The world of magic has entertained and mystified humans since the first known performance of conjuring by the magician Dedi in ancient Egypt. The first book of magic tricks appeared in 1584. During the 1600s, many similar books were published that described magic tricks. Until the 18th century,... more

64. National Child Welfare Association

The posters in this collection were part of the Home and School Series with a subset of Fairy Tale Pictures. In the pamphlet Ten Years Service by the National Child Welfare Association, Inc., 1912-1922, the posters are described as "exquisitely colored in watercolors, so that each is, in effect,... more

73. Poster Collection

The posters that make up this collection were found in a map case in the second floor stacks of the Lawrence Public Library. Many of the posters from the First and Second World Wars were made from original lithographs that were signed by the artist.

81. Travel Posters

The Boston Public Library's Print Department is home to more than 350 vintage travel posters, most dating from the 1920s-1940s, the "Golden Age of Travel." Railways opened up America and Europe, luxe ocean liners introduced elegance into overseas voyages, and drivers took to the road in... more

85. Waban Historical Collection

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 19th through the early 20th century, a time when Newton was transforming from... more

87. War Posters

After the United States entry in World War I, government officials realized that posters were an extremely effective means of communicating information to the general public. Some of America's finest artists, graphic designers, magazine illustrators, advertising agents, and commercial artists... more