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Prescott Townsend standing with a large dog on a Beacon Hill street

Item Information

Title:
Prescott Townsend standing with a large dog on a Beacon Hill street
Description:
From a series of photographs labeled "Prescott Townsend, 78 years old, Beacon Hill eccentric." Townsend was a gay rights leader in Boston from the 1930s until his death in 1973.
Photographer:
Albertson, Jeff
Date:
[ca. June 1972]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Book 1, sleeve 7 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Jeff Albertson Photograph Collection
The American Revolution Documentary Collection
Subjects:
Alleys
Dogs
Townsend, Prescott
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonBeacon Hill
Beacon Hill (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
1 photograph ; 35 mm.
Link to Item:
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Place of origin:
Boston (Mass.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
muph057-b007-sl150-i039