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2. Jack Miller Collection

John B. "Jack" Miller (1924-1948) was a Black photojournalist active from 1939-1948. Jack Miller was born and raised in Boston, and during his high school years he worked as a photographer and columnist for the Boston Chronicle, a newspaper representing the West Indian community in Boston. After... more

12. James Jeffrey Roche letters

This collection consists of items from the James Jeffrey Roche letters 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.

17. James Regan

Augustine “Gussie” D. Regan was born in 1898 in Lawrence, Mass. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis F. Regan. He died November 7, 1918 at Latimni, just before the Armistice was called. He was a corporal in Company K of 23rd Infantry. His friends, the “West End Boys,” enlisted together, July... more

18. James Taulman Collection

In 1980, James F. Taulman began a photographic survey in the United States and Canada documenting modernist architecture in urban areas, with a focus on commercial buildings. Taulman made his captures using a Nikon camera and Ektachrome 35mm slide film. In 2014, the Boston Public Library... more

21. James Walker Collection

This collection was compiled by James Walker during his Coast Guard career, mostly as a civilian employee at the Coast Guard base in Woods Hole, Mass. Jim served as a docent at the Coast Guard Heritage Museum until shortly before his death in 2017. Jim was a lighthouse enthusiast and had a large... more

23. Japanese prints collection

This collection consists of items from the Japanese prints 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.

31. Jersey Stock Club

Presented here is a collection of portraits of the members of the Jersey Stock Club of Newton taken in the late 1880s. 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... more

32. Jewett family papers (MS014)

This collection consists of items from the Jewett family papers (MS014) 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.

38. John and Ellen Moot Papers

This collection contains materials related to Ellen and John Moot's work on preserving recreation areas around Memorial Drive in Cambridge, including People for the Riverbend Park Trust. There are several oversized materials, some of which -- like the Cambridge Civic Association Billboards --... more

43. John D. Merriam Collection

The John D. Merriam Collection is a collection devoted to illustration. The particular focus of the collection is original prints, drawings, and paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries that were created as illustrations for children's books and for children's magazines. However, in later... more

44. John Deacy Photograph

This collection contains one photograph of the steamer Empire State docked at City Wharf, Newburyport, Mass., on August 27, 1886. John Deacy donated it to the Lawrence Public Library. The photograph was used in the book “Lawrence in the Gilded Age.”

45. John Donnelly & Sons records

This collection consists of items from the John Donnelly & Sons records 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.

49. John J. Murphy

This collection contains one hand-colored copy of a photograph of John J. Murphy at the corner of Lawrence and Essex streets, Lawrence, Mass., in 1870. He is driving a hay wagon pulled by a team of oxen. 

50. John L. Lovell Collection

John L. Lovell (1825-1903) was a professional photographer. He came to Amherst in 1856 and established the Amherst Picture Gallery, the first photographic studio in Western Massachusetts. In addition to studio work, Lovell was interested in scientific photography, accompanying an Amherst College... more