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.
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 addition to the Louis G. Sullivan Papers from the GLBT Historical Society, there are seven collections held by the James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center at the San Francisco Public Library that have a significant amount trans-related materials.
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
Sarah "Sallie" Moore Field graduated from Abbot Academy in 1904 and lived until 1985 (age 103). This collection documents primarily Sarah Field's time at Abbot Academy (mostly 1900 to 1904) and suggests that she was a dutiful student. The majority of the collection comprises notebooks from her... more
10. Saugus Stories
Images from the Saugus Public Library, including library patrons, library events and distinguished visitors.
Hingham was one of the earliest towns settled in Massachusetts and has a rich and varied history. The Hingham Public Library's postcard collection contains over 100 images of Hingham scenes from the 1800s to the mid 1900s. They range from pastoral scenes and views of Hingham Harbor and Hingham... more
The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America has five collections that contain a significant amount of trans-related materials. Finding aids for all five collections are included here.
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
At the height of the antiwar struggle in the late 1960s, a group of scientists and engineers based in Cambridge, Mass., began to turn a critical eye on the role of their fields in the larger political culture. Calling themselves Scientists and Engineers for Social and Political Action... more
This collection consists of items from the Sentinel (Belchertown, Mass.), 1915-2003 collection hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be... more
Presented here is a brief history of Newton from 1661 onward in very light handwriting, which deals especially with the breaking away of Newton from Cambridge. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural and governmental past. These... more
This collection contains three articles from the magazine Sexology from the early 1950s that relate to crossdressing and the transgender community. These articles cover a range of topics, from the differences between crossdressers and transsexual people to gender realignment surgery to the life... more
This collection consists of a total of 17 items, including eight buttons/pins, eight tee-shirts, and one chest binder. These items are a small portion of a larger collection of LGBTI related buttons and clothing that is housed at the Sexual Minorities Archive. They depict a variety of... more
The Sexual Minorities Archives maintains a diverse collection of transgender-related content spread across its various media: special collections, art, magazines, books, videos, subject files and more. Five finding aids for special collections with significant trans-themed content are included... more