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
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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.
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
Found in an old toolbox in the basement of 24 John A. Andrews St. in Jamaica Plain, these are financial records for Robert F. Knapp, who had previously lived in the house. The papers document the everyday payments of bills for rent, gas, groceries, and business items and provide a glimpse into... more