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Plymouth Tercentenary Photographs
To commemorate the 300th anniversary of the arrival of the Pilgrims, the town of Plymouth, Massachusetts erected new monuments and its citizenry enacted a public outdoor pageant dramatizing "the history of the life and struggles of the Pilgrim Fathers." The height of the celebration occurred on... more
Police Rules and Regulations
This collection consists of items from the Police Rules and Regulations 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.
Postcard Collection
This collection consists of items from the Postcard 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.
Postcard Views of Scottish Rite Buildings
The Postcard Views of Scottish Rite Buildings collection contains a selection of early 20th-century postcard views of Scottish Rite buildings in the United States. Includes both exterior and interior views.View the items in Postcard Views of Scottish Rite Buildings
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.
Prescott (Mass.) Collection, 1822-1952
Rural and sparsely populated, Prescott, Massachusetts, was founded in 1822 along the ridge separating the West and Middle branches of the Swift River. Its three villages (North Prescott, Atkinson Hollow, and Prescott Hill) never amounted to more than a few houses each, and the town's... more
Presidential Inauguration Images
This collection consists of items from the Presidential Inauguration Images collection hosted by Framingham State University, Henry Whittemore Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Presidential Induction Speeches
A collection of Williams College Presidential induction speeches.
Press Photography from the Brearley Collection
This collection includes small, medium, and large format negatives taken by Boston press photographers dating from the 1920s through the early 1970s. It was amassed by photojournalist Dennis Brearley during the course of his career as a working photographer. From 1978 to 2012, Mr. Brearley and... more
Printed Materials
A variety of collected textual materials from the Williams College Special Collection's holdings.
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s (GC002)
This collection consists of items from the Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s (GC002) 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.
Produce Crate Labels
Prior to World War II, produce was packed in wooden crates with attractive labels, designed to catch the buyer's eye, pasted on the ends. After the onset of war, rationing, cost cutting, and a search for cheaper materials in every industry motivated the fruit packers to experiment with cardboard... more
Programs and Communications Office, Newton Free Library, 1975-2006
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