The I. Chester Horton Photographic Prints collection held at the Canton Public Library contains an index and 24 grey monochromatic photographic prints of scenes around Canton, Massachusetts between 1894 and 1905. The photographs were taken at various points and seasons in the town, covering such... more
This collection consists of items from the Illumination of the Crucifixion from a Missal : use of Troyes collection hosted by Boston College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Brockton, once known as “Shoe City,” manufacturing some $146,378,500 worth of shoes annually in the early twenties, attracted skilled shoe workers from all over the globe. In 1925, commercial artist, Ralph Heard of Needham, Massachusetts, created seven portraits of local craftsmen: William B.... more
Stereoscopic glass slides of World War I battlefields. Various photographers. Released in the United States after the Armistice as "Editions Stereoscopiques De Guerre, Brentano's, 37, Avenue de Opera, Paris."
A collection of photographs of students, teachers, educational methods, buildings, and workshops at the Imperial Royal Institute for the Education of the Blind, Vienna (K.K. Blinden-Erziehungs-Institut, Wien). The school was founded in 1804 by Johann Wilhelm Klein, known as "The Father of the... more
This collection consists of items from the In Your Face 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.
Incunabula or incunables are defined as books printed from the time that Johann Gutenberg perfected moveable types sometime between 1440–1445 until January 1, 1501. The term comes from the Latin for “things from the cradle,” i.e., the cradle of printing. While learning and knowledge in the... more
The Indochinese Refugees Foundation, Inc. (IRF) provided services to Southeast Asian refugees that were resettling in Lowell, Massachusetts during the 1980s, due to the ramifications of the Vietnam War and the Khmer Rouge. This collection includes detailed reports, financial records,... more
Four oral history interviews with former staff and board members of the Indochinese Refugees Foundation, Inc., an organization that helped resettle Southeast Asian refugees in the greater Lowell, Massachusetts area during the 1980s. Oral histories were conducted with Jacqueline (Fidler) Moloney,... more
Following the Japanese invasion of China in 1937, the New Zealand expatriate Rewi Alley threw his considerable talents behind the war effort. Building upon knowledge acquired over a decade of living in China, Alley helped organize the Chinese Industrial Cooperative Movement (CIC). The... more