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Mercury Rising: John Glenn, John Kennedy and the New Battleground of the Cold War

30Jun 5:30PM 2021
This is an online program

If the United States couldn’t catch up to the Soviets in space, how could it compete with them on Earth? That was the question facing John F. Kennedy at the height ...

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Beyond the Boundaries of Childhood: African American Children in the Antebellum North

8Jul 5:30PM 2021
This is an online program

For all that is known about the depth and breadth of African American history, we still understand surprisingly little about the lives of African American children. But ...

Force and Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence

13Jul 6:00PM 2021
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Please register through the Boston Athenaeum  Register Here In Force and Freedom, Kellie Carter Jackson provides the first historical analysis ...

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Join us for a program this week! Here is a look at what is going on: - Tuesday, 29 January, 5:15 PM: Better Teaching through Technology, 1945-1969, with Victoria Cain, Northeastern ...

Founder to Founder

Like so many good stories here at the Historical Society, it began with a reference question. Jeremy Belknap, hunting through his sources, asked Vice President John Adams for some help. Belknap, the ...

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