Dorchester Illustration no. 2288 Bookkeeping Class
Bookkeeping class at the H. L. Pierce Grammar School, 1892.
The Pierce School was located where the Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library is located today at the corner of Washington Street and Welles Avenue.The...
Dorchester Illustration no. 2287 Soldiers Monument
The following is from Monuments, Tablets and Other Memorials Erected in Massachusetts to Commemorate the Services of Her Sons n the War of the Rebellion, 1816-1865. Collected and Arranged by Alfred S. Roe. (Boston: Wright...
Dorchester Illustration no. 2286 St. Williams Church
St. William's became its own Parish in 1909, when it was set off from St. Peter's; it consisted of territory south of St. Margaret's nearly to Glover's Corner, and included the Savin Hill district. The Reverend James J....
Program: Sunday, March 19, 2017 2 pm
The William Clapp House, 195 Boston Street, Dorchester, MA 02125
Professor Marilynn S. Johnson from the Department of History at Boston College will speak about her work on urban social relations in late nineteenth-and twentieth-century America. She teaches courses on social movements, urban and working-class history, violence, and the American West. Her earlier work looked at internal migration during World War II, police brutality, and violence on...