Bridge in Dorchester named after Tuskegee Airmen 
Given the challenge of naming a bridge on American Legion Highway in Dorchester, Julian McNeil and Gerry Ellis-Williams wanted their choice to inspire young men like themselves and to honor African-Americans who have made major contributions to US history.
(DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)

Bridge in Dorchester named after Tuskegee Airmen

Given the challenge of naming a bridge on American Legion Highway in Dorchester, Julian McNeil and Gerry Ellis-Williams wanted their choice to inspire young men like themselves and to honor African-Americans who have made major contributions to US history.

(DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)

600-year-old linen bras found in Austrian castle 
VIENNA - A revolutionary discovery has hit the world of underwear: Women 600 years ago wore bras.
(AP Photo/University Innsbruck Archeological Institute)

600-year-old linen bras found in Austrian castle

VIENNA - A revolutionary discovery has hit the world of underwear: Women 600 years ago wore bras.

(AP Photo/University Innsbruck Archeological Institute)

Mysterious cave now part of new Upton Heritage Park 
The Upton Historical Commission has hired an archeologist to investigate its origin. And for the first time, the stone chamber is open to the public.
(Boston Globe Photo: Tamir Kalifa)

Mysterious cave now part of new Upton Heritage Park

The Upton Historical Commission has hired an archeologist to investigate its origin. And for the first time, the stone chamber is open to the public.

(Boston Globe Photo: Tamir Kalifa)

N.Y. vs. Boston: The endgame
They’ve dwarfed us in size, eclipsed us in culture, and dominated us on the diamond. And now they’re coming for the one thing we have left: our smarts. 
(Bloomberg photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Brain photo by ISTOCK; Truck photo by Getty Images)

N.Y. vs. Boston: The endgame

They’ve dwarfed us in size, eclipsed us in culture, and dominated us on the diamond. And now they’re coming for the one thing we have left: our smarts.

(Bloomberg photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Brain photo by ISTOCK; Truck photo by Getty Images)

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Census records bring 1940s Boston to life
The city was dominated by machinists and mechanics, laborers and craftsmen, the census shows.
(BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY/LESLIE JONES COLLECTION)

Census records bring 1940s Boston to life

The city was dominated by machinists and mechanics, laborers and craftsmen, the census shows.

(BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY/LESLIE JONES COLLECTION)

FROM THE ARCHIVES
The Sumner Tunnel 
The first of three underwater crossings beneath Boston Harbor, the Sumner Tunnel, opened on June 30, 1934.

FROM THE ARCHIVES

The Sumner Tunnel

The first of three underwater crossings beneath Boston Harbor, the Sumner Tunnel, opened on June 30, 1934.

Clock ticking down on the MBTA token 
Nearly six years after the MBTA sold its last token, the T will finally stop accepting them for redemption after July 20.

Clock ticking down on the MBTA token

Nearly six years after the MBTA sold its last token, the T will finally stop accepting them for redemption after July 20.

EDITORIAL
Boston Tea Party museum reopening will put misconceptions to rest 
All too often, the Boston Tea Party has come across as a colorful prank instead of the turning point in the American Revolution that it was.
(DAVID L RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)

EDITORIAL

Boston Tea Party museum reopening will put misconceptions to rest

All too often, the Boston Tea Party has come across as a colorful prank instead of the turning point in the American Revolution that it was.

(DAVID L RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)

New Boston Tea Party Museum opens to a different world 
As the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum reopens its doors to the public, it will do so as the co-owner of its iconic brand.
(DAVID L RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)

New Boston Tea Party Museum opens to a different world

As the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum reopens its doors to the public, it will do so as the co-owner of its iconic brand.

(DAVID L RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)

For Constitution crew, a historic assignment 
When the USS Constitution ventures into Boston Harbor on July Fourth, it will take more than 60 Navy men and women to operate her. Surprisingly, the ship is a plum assignment for sailors.
(ARAM BOGHOSIAN FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

For Constitution crew, a historic assignment

When the USS Constitution ventures into Boston Harbor on July Fourth, it will take more than 60 Navy men and women to operate her. Surprisingly, the ship is a plum assignment for sailors.

(ARAM BOGHOSIAN FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)