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Articles with keyword "Boston"

Masked New York City policeman, 1918

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The Devastation of 1918

An online encyclopedia created at the University of Michigan includes thousands of documents detailing the U.S. response to the 1918 flu crisis.

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Making Culture Visible

How turn-of-the-century libraries found a new resource in photography.

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Urban Sensibilities

Joseph Urban brought European design and craftmanship to Ziegfeld's extravaganzas.

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Soldiers in the Garden

An "unwilling participant" in the American Revolution writes from her fortified Cambridge, Massachusetts, home.

Jill Lepore

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The Public Historian

How Jill Lepore went from Harvard office temp to Harvard professor.

Prescott Hall, leader of the Immigration Restriction League

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Immigration and the Brahmins

An influx of undesirables at the end of the nineteenth century hit Boston's elite rather hard.

Mount Auburn Cemetery

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Sweet Auburn

Cambridge's pastoral gateway to paradise set the trend for modern cemeteries.

Walking Cinema: Murder on Beacon Hill

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Murder on Foot

The walking tour goes digital.