Fashioning the New England Family

Kickstarter

Support our Kickstarter campaign by 28 February to publish the companion volume!

The MHS is dedicated to mounting the exhibition in October. However, if additional funding is not secured, we will not be able to publish the companion volume. The publication will be a lasting resource, serving as both a record of the exhibition and as a testament to the importance of the textiles and garments it illustrates and describes. Help us reach our $15,000 goal by contributing to our February 2018 Kickstarter campaign.

Kickstarter is a funding platform for creative projects. Everything from films, games, and music to art, design, and technology. Kickstarter is full of ambitious, innovative, and imaginative ideas that are brought to life through the direct support of others. The publication is a natural fit for both the Kickstarter community and the Society's mission to make this project as widely accessible as possible. Funding on Kickstarter is all-or-nothing so we are counting on you and members of the Kickstarter community to make this publication a reality.

Upcoming Events

Conversation

Historians on Hamilton

22Sep 4:00PM 2018
There will be a pre-talk reception at 3:30.

The musical Hamilton has catapulted a founding father to the heights of popular culture.Three historians will explore this creative approach to discussing the stories of ...

Author Talk

Under the Starry Flag: How a Band of Irish Americans Joined the Fenian Revolt and Sparked a Crisis ...

24Sep 6:00PM 2018
There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30.

In 1867 forty Irish-American freedom fighters, outfitted with guns and ammunition, sailed to Ireland to join the effort to end British rule. Yet they never got a chance ...

Modern American Society and Culture Seminar

Radical Nonviolence and Interracial Utopias in the Early Civil Rights Movement

25Sep 5:15PM 2018

This paper examines how radical pacifists refined nonviolent direct action to challenge racial segregation and inequality in the United States. These activists adopted ...

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Rachel Wall's Confession, the words of a Pirate?

For Talk Like a Pirate Day we bring you the words of a Pirate! The MHS holds an interesting broadside featuring Massachusetts' only female Pirate: Life, last words and dying confession, of ...

This Week @MHS

This week at the MHS we have an author talk, our annual graduate student reception, and a discussion among hisotrians about the musical Hamilton. Details below: - Tuesday, 18 September, 6:00 PM: If I ...

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