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The other Black Bostonians : West Indians in Boston, 1900-1950 / Violet Showers Johnson

Author:
Johnson, Violet Showers  Search this
Physical description:
x, 181 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
2006
C2006
20th century
Topic:
West Indian Americans--History  Search this
West Indian Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Black people--History  Search this
Black people--Social conditions  Search this
Immigrants--Social conditions  Search this
Migrations--History  Search this
Black people--Migrations--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_824460

Art and life in Boston, 1837-1850 : a study of the painter and sculptor in American Society / by Frederic Alan Sharf, 1956

Creator:
Sharf, Frederic Alan  Search this
Place:
Boston (Mass.) -- Social conditions
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- History -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8465
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210641
AAA_collcode_sharfred
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210641

Historical American Records Survey portrait survey records, 1935-1942

Creator:
Historical Records Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Portrait painting, American  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9793
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212230
AAA_collcode_histreco
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212230

Irish vs. Yankees : a social history of the Boston schools / James W. Sanders

Title:
Irish versus Yankees
Author:
Sanders, James W.  Search this
Subject:
Catholic Church Education History  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xiii, 214 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
2018
Topic:
Public schools--History  Search this
Education--History  Search this
Education--Social aspects  Search this
Catholics  Search this
EDUCATION--Essays  Search this
EDUCATION--Organizations & Institutions  Search this
EDUCATION--Reference  Search this
Education  Search this
Public schools  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Call number:
LA306.B7 S33 2018 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150954

Historical American Records Survey portrait survey records

Creator:
Historical Records Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Names:
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Extent:
4.4 Linear feet ((on 12 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Date:
1935-1942
Scope and Contents:
Records documenting activities of the Survey to inventory portraits in America done before 1860 in the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Included are research documents; correspondence; interoffice memoranda; survey manuals; press releases; clippings; photographs of works of art; short biographies of sitters and artists; ca. 15,000 of the original survey cards; first drafts of checklists and catalogs; and lists of portraits received too late to be included in the final version of the catalog.
Biographical / Historical:
The Historical Records Survey (HRS) had its origins in the Federal Emergency Relief Administration and the Civil Works Administration. In 1935 it came under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration Federal Writers' Project and eventually was designated as an independent program under Federal Project No. One. The projects, ideally suited for white collar workers, employed individuals to survey, classify and collect historical records. One program of the HRS was to document American portraits (sculpture, prints and paintings) done before 1860.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by the Massachusetts State Library, A. Hunter Rineer, State Librarian, Boston, Mass., 1977.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Portrait painting, American  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare  Search this
Function:
Programs (organizations)
Agencies
Identifier:
AAA.histreco
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9844891dc-b6be-458e-a11c-61a52a792bbb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-histreco

Register 12 (46)

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Jan.–June 1868
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M752, File 1.10.3
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Registers and Letters Received by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872
Registers and Letters Received by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872 / Series 1: Indexes and Registers of Letters Received / 1.10: Register 12
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/io39947836f-4d90-4dea-a5ca-a9d36fccf411
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m752-ref54
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Technology Review

Collection Creator:
Brooks, Arthur Raymond, 1895-1991  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
November 1961
1961-05
1930-07
Scope and Contents:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, vol. 32, no. 8, July 1930; vol. 63, no. 7, May 1961; and vol. 64, no. 1, November 1961.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection, NASM.1989.0104, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection / Series 1: Professional Materials / 1.8: Magazines
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg288ce95ba-ac2d-47f0-b0ac-10a81731849a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0104-ref314
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Art and life in Boston, 1837-1850 : a study of the painter and sculptor in American Society / by Frederic Alan Sharf

Creator:
Sharf, Frederic Alan  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Place:
Boston (Mass.) -- Social conditions
Date:
1956
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian and collector; Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated 1956 by Frederic Alan Sharf.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art historians  Search this
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- History -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.sharfred
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9666e5156-38ed-4038-9847-e0a728f6aa3e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sharfred

METCO Inc. Materials

Creator:
Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Extent:
2.5 Cubic feet (1 box, 8 map folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Handbooks
Posters
Place:
Boston (Mass.) -- Social conditions
Massachusetts -- 20th century
Massachusetts -- 21st century
Date:
1977 - 2014
Scope and Contents:
The collection includes: annual METCO Parent Handbooks which detailed the services METCO provided and provided other information for parents of children attending the METCO supported schools, 1977-2004; event programs from METCO gatherings, 2007-2014; flyers and handouts; and posters, including 7 hand-made posters created to be displayed at meetings, featuring photographs and articles on some of the school districts METCO served.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
The Racial Imbalance Act of 1965 was passed by the Massachusetts General Court. It made the segregation of public schools illegal in Massachusetts, and stated that any public school in the Commonwealth whose student body was composed of over 50% of minority races was "racially imbalanced." The Boston School Committee was required to achieve "the complete integration of the Boston Public Schools" before September 1966. Significant civil unrest followed court-ordered busing to achieve the aims of this legislation, especially during the years 1974-1976. Against this background, METCO was started in 1966. METCO's mission was to enable voluntary integration in public schools in Metropolitan Boston, by enabling students who lived in the city to attend schools in the more affluent suburban areas, and provide better educational opportunities for minority students.
Provenance:
Collection donated by METCO Inc., through Jean McGuire, Director, 2016
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Busing for school integration -- Massachusetts -- Boston Metropolitan Area  Search this
Education  Search this
Race relations  Search this
School integration  Search this
Schools  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Handbooks
Posters -- 1950-2000
Citation:
METCO Inc. Materials, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1410
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METCO Inc. Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a8d58c15-d65b-461e-93b4-5ee5174c8c81
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1410

Paper son : one man's story / Tung Pok Chin with Winifred C. Chin ; with an introduction by K. Scott Wong

Author:
Chin, Tung Pok d. 1988  Search this
Chin, Winifred C. 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Chin, Tung Pok d. 1988  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 147 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Boston (Mass.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2000
20th century
Topic:
Chinese Americans  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Illegal aliens  Search this
Chinese--Social conditions  Search this
Undocumented immigrants  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_714986

Eden on the Charles : the making of Boston / Michael Rawson

Author:
Rawson, Michael  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 367 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
2014
19th century
Topic:
City planning--History  Search this
Human ecology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1082223

The other Brahmins : Boston's Black upper class, 1750-1950 / Adelaide M. Cromwell

Author:
Cromwell, Adelaide M  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 284 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
1994
Topic:
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Upper class--History  Search this
Elite (Social sciences)--History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_717684

The Gardiners of Massachusetts : provincial ambition and the British-American career / T.A. Milford

Author:
Milford, T. A. 1970-  Search this
Subject:
Gardiner, Silvester 1708-1786  Search this
Gardiner, John 1737-1793  Search this
Gardiner, John Sylvester John 1765-1830  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 306 p. : ports. ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Case studies
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
2005
C2005
1775-1865
Topic:
British Americans  Search this
Colonists  Search this
Ambition  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_770744

Lower Roxbury : a community of treasures in the city of Boston / Ronald Bailey with Diane Turner and Robert Hayden ; preface by Danette Jones

Author:
Bailey, Ronald W  Search this
Turner, Diane  Search this
Hayden, Robert C  Search this
Lower Roxbury Community Corporation  Search this
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) Department of African-American Studies  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 80 p. : ill ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Community development, Urban  Search this
African Americans--Economic conditions  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Call number:
F74.R9 B35 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_781738

Memoir of James Jackson, the attentive and obedient scholar, who died in Boston, October 31, 1833, aged six years and eleven months / by his teacher, Miss Susan Paul ; edited by Lois Brown

Author:
Paul, Susan active 1837  Search this
Brown, Lois 1966-  Search this
Subject:
Jackson, James 1826-1833  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 169 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
2000
1835
19th century
Topic:
African American children  Search this
Free African Americans  Search this
African American children--Education--History  Search this
African American children--Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_612503

Dorchester days / Eugene Richards ; introduction by Dorothea Lynch

Author:
Richards, Eugene  Search this
Subject:
Richards, Eugene  Search this
Physical description:
[111] p. : chiefly ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
Place:
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Date:
2000
20th century
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Call number:
TR647.R514 L96 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_631395

The zone of emergence, by Robert A. Woods, and Albert J. Kennedy. Abridged and edited with a pref. by Sam B. Warner, Jr

Author:
Kennedy, Albert J (Albert Joseph) 1879-1968  Search this
Woods, Robert Archey 1865-1925  Search this
Physical description:
183 p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Suburban Area (Mass.)
Date:
1962
20th century
Topic:
Middle class--History  Search this
Working class--History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Call number:
HN80.B7 K4X 1962
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_552265

All souls : a family story from Southie / Michael Patrick MacDonald

Author:
MacDonald, Michael Patrick  Search this
Subject:
MacDonald, Michael Patrick Childhood and youth  Search this
McDonald family  Search this
Physical description:
266 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
Irish Americans  Search this
Irish American families  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_592758

Afro-Americans in antebellum Boston : an analysis of probate records / by Carol Buchalter Stapp

Author:
Stapp, Carol Buchalter  Search this
Physical description:
xxxviii, 867 leaves : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
1991
1990
C1990
To 1863
Topic:
African Americans--History  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Probate records  Search this
History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Call number:
F73.9.N4 S89 1990a
F73.9.N4S89 1990a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_413419

Planning the city upon a hill : Boston since 1630 / Lawrence W. Kennedy

Author:
Kennedy, Lawrence W. 1952-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 314 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
City planning--History  Search this
Urban policy--History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Call number:
HT168.B6K46 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_433748

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