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
This collection consists of items from the Martha Codman Karolik Manuscript Collection, 1856-1964 (MS060) 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.
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
This collection consists of items from the Mary P. Burke U.N. Women’s Conference Collection, 1975-1995 (MS105) 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
A collection of photographs, cranberry labels, and other items from the Middleborough Public Library's Cranberry Collection.