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Articles with keyword "Boston"

Masked New York City policeman, 1918


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.


Making Culture Visible

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


Urban Sensibilities

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


Soldiers in the Garden

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

Jill Lepore


The Public Historian

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

Prescott Hall, leader of the Immigration Restriction League


Immigration and the Brahmins

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

Mount Auburn Cemetery


Sweet Auburn

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

Walking Cinema: Murder on Beacon Hill


Murder on Foot

The walking tour goes digital.