The Sacco-Vanzetti Case Records is a collection of material relating to the case of Commonwealth v. Sacco and Vanzetti, spanning the years 1920 to 1928. The papers include correspondence, memoranda, reports, legal documents, research notes, newspaper clippings, printed material, photographs,... more
Spanning the years 1914–1967, the Aldino Felicani Collection: Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee Records documents the efforts and activities of the Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee to free Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti from prison for the murders of Frederick Parmenter and Alessandro... more
This collection consists of items from the Safe Harbor/AIDS 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.
This collection consists of items from the Salem Public Library : Winter of 2015 collection hosted by Salem Public Library. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
This collection consists of items from the Same-Sex Marriage 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.
An historian and educator, Samuel Austin (1816-1897) was known for his long association with the Friends Boarding School in Providence, R.I. (later renamed the Moses Brown School). An alumnus who married an alumna, Elizabeth H. Osborn, Austin taught at the Boarding school for decades... more
Samuel Chamberlain was born in Iowa in 1895 and raised in Washington State. In 1915, he enrolled in the architectural program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). World War I interrupted his education, when he joined the American Field Service as a volunteer ambulance driver in... more
Presented here is manuscript eventually published as "History of Newton, Massachusetts : town and city, from its earliest settlement to the present time, 1630-1880" in 1880. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural and governmental... more
In October 2003, the Town Archives was moved from the third floor attic of the Town Hall Annex into the Macknight Room of the Sandwich Public Library. This move improved public access and increased the use of these valuable resources by residents and visitors to the town. Since that time, the... more
A 1969 graduate of Smith College and member of Students for a Democratic Society, Sandy Lillydahl took part in the second contingent of the Venceremos Brigade. Between February and April 1970, Lillydahl and traveled to Cuba as an expression of solidarity with the Cuban people and to... more