bygoneamericana:

Boston, 1958
By Nick DeWolf

bygoneamericana:

Boston, 1958

By Nick DeWolf

FROM THE ARCHIVES | PHOTOS
WWII on the home front 
- As Memorial Day approaches, patriotic scenes of World War II in Boston and New Bedford serve as a reminder of war efforts during that time.

FROM THE ARCHIVES | PHOTOS

WWII on the home front

- As Memorial Day approaches, patriotic scenes of World War II in Boston and New Bedford serve as a reminder of war efforts during that time.

FROM THE ARCHIVES | PHOTOS
Boston Latin School 
- Founded in 1635, Boston Latin is the oldest existing school in the US, and many prominent Bostonians are graduates, including Ben Franklin, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

FROM THE ARCHIVES | PHOTOS

Boston Latin School

- Founded in 1635, Boston Latin is the oldest existing school in the US, and many prominent Bostonians are graduates, including Ben Franklin, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

FROM THE ARCHIVES | PHOTOS
Celtics in the NBA playoffs 
- This selection from our archives looks back at the 1960s and 1970s, when Celtics championships seemed as expected as snow in December or fireworks on the Fourth of July.

FROM THE ARCHIVES | PHOTOS

Celtics in the NBA playoffs

- This selection from our archives looks back at the 1960s and 1970s, when Celtics championships seemed as expected as snow in December or fireworks on the Fourth of July.

FROM THE ARCHIVES | PHOTOS
Swan Boats of Boston 
- The Swan Boats are a welcome sight every spring. This Boston icon has been gracing the Public Garden for more than 130 years and the many photos in our archives illustrate how treasured the boats are to the city.

FROM THE ARCHIVES | PHOTOS

Swan Boats of Boston

- The Swan Boats are a welcome sight every spring. This Boston icon has been gracing the Public Garden for more than 130 years and the many photos in our archives illustrate how treasured the boats are to the city.

FROM THE ARCHIVES | PHOTOS
The Great Chelsea Fire of 1908 
- Swirling winds drove the flames quickly, and soon a huge swath of Chelsea was consumed. Nearly 3,000 buildings were destroyed and 19 people lost their lives during the Great Chelsea Fire of April 12, 1908.

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The Great Chelsea Fire of 1908 

- Swirling winds drove the flames quickly, and soon a huge swath of Chelsea was consumed. Nearly 3,000 buildings were destroyed and 19 people lost their lives during the Great Chelsea Fire of April 12, 1908.

cityofbostonarchives:

Petition requesting permission for Jenny Lind to give concerts at the Tremont Temple, 1851, City Council Proceedings, 1822-2002, (Collection # 0100.001)  Creative Commons License

cityofbostonarchives:

Petition requesting permission for Jenny Lind to give concerts at the Tremont Temple, 1851, City Council Proceedings, 1822-2002, (Collection # 0100.001)  Creative Commons License

FROM THE ARCHIVES | PHOTOS
The Boston Common 
- “From the Archives” is a new series that highlights scenes of the city from the Globe’s rich, 140-year history. The Boston Common, in the heart of the city, is a good place to start.

FROM THE ARCHIVES | PHOTOS

The Boston Common

- “From the Archives” is a new series that highlights scenes of the city from the Globe’s rich, 140-year history. The Boston Common, in the heart of the city, is a good place to start.