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  • Great Molasses Flood 1919 - Rescuers Rush To The Scene

    Police, firemen, Red Cross workers, civilian volunteers, and cadets from the USS Nantucket training ship berthed nearby rushed to the scene on Jan. 15, 1919, after a giant tank in the North End collapsed, sending a giant wave of molasses through the streets of Boston. They rescued many terrified people but others they were unable to reach. Twenty-one people died and 150 were injured.

    Boston Globe Archive

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  • Great Molasses Flood 1919 - Aftermath On Commercial Street

    Molasses covers Commercial Street after a giant tank at the Purity Distilling Co. holding over 2 million gallons collapsed on Jan. 15, 1919, sending a sticky wave through the streets of Boston's North End.

    Boston Globe Archive

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  • Great Molasses Flood 1919 - Looking Over The Destruction

    Looking across North End Park on Jan. 16, 1919, the day after a tank at the Purity Distilling Co. on Commercial Street collapsed, sending a giant wave of molasses through the streets of Boston. The great molasses tank was located in the center of this picture and sections of the metal are visible at the extreme left and right. Twenty-one people perished, including two 10-year-olds who were collecting firewood near the molasses tank while home from school for lunch.

    Boston Globe Archive

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  • Great Molasses Flood 1919 - Fire Station Destroyed

    Rubble is all that's left of a fire station on Jan. 16, 1919, the day after a giant tank in the North End collapsed, sending a wave of approximately 2.3 million gallons of molasses through the streets of Boston. An estimated 2.5 million gallons of molasses were in the tank at the time of the explosion.

    Boston Globe Archive

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  • Great Molasses Flood 1919 - Rubble Fills Streets

    The scene in Boston on Jan. 16, 1919, the day after a giant tank in the North End collapsed, sending a wave that reached a depth of 15 feet in places over a two block area.

    Boston Globe Archive

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  • Great Molasses Flood 1919 - Debris On Commercial Street

    Smashed vehicles and debris sit in a puddle of molasses on Commercial Street on Jan. 16, 1919, the day after a giant tank in the North End collapsed, sending a wave of an estimated 2.3 million gallons of molasses through the streets of Boston.

    Boston Globe Archive

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  • Great Molasses Flood 1919 - Welders Cut Into Wreckage

    Welders carefully began cutting up the collapsed molasses tank with torches to search for bodies on Jan. 20, 1919, five days after the Great Molasses Flood in Boston's North End. Even though firemen constantly sprayed water upon the twisted wreckage, it wasn't until the city ordered powerful streams from the city fireboat that the molasses began to disappear. The salt water of the harbor "cut" the molasses and eventually the welders could see the structure of the original tank to cut into it.

    Boston Globe Archive

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  • Great Molasses Flood 1919 - Bay State Street Railway Co.

    When a giant tank holding over 2 million gallons of molasses collapsed in the North End on Jan. 15, 1919, a wave of molasses flooded the surrounding streets, damaging property, killing 21 people and injuring 150. Part of the tank smashed into the walls of the freight house of the Bay State Street Railway Co. with enough force to tear the structure apart, seen here on Jan. 20, 1919.

    Boston Globe Archive

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  • Pope John Paul II Arrives At Logan Airport

    Pope John Paul II descends the steps of a plane, followed by Humberto Cardinal Sousa Medeiros, rear left, at Logan International Airport in Boston on Oct. 1, 1979.

    David L. Ryan

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  • Stop The Nuke

    Two women sit in the van used as mobile headquarters by the Clamshell Alliance, an anti-nuclear organization, to protest the Seabrook N.H. nuclear plant at the construction site in Seabrook, N.H. on April 28, 1977.

    Ted Dully

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  • Raccoon Escapes Fire

    A raccoon escapes a fire by jumping out the third-story window of an abandoned building on Walk Hill Avenue in Mattapan on June 11, 1983. The raccoon was not injured.

    Joe Runci

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  • Boston Mayor Curley Receives Flowers From A Supporter

    A Charlestown boy presents a bouquet to Mayor James Michael Curley at a reviewing standing at High Street in Boston in June 1948.

    Dan Goshtigian

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  • Paragon Park Roller Coaster Goes Up In Flames 1963

    The roller coaster at Paragon Park is engulfed in flames at the height of the fire at Nantasket Beach in Hull, Mass. on April 21, 1963.

    Ed Jenner

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  • Fire Destroys Roller Coaster At Paragon Park

    Only parts of the roller coaster ride are standing after a fire at Paragon Park at Nantasket Beach in Hull, Mass. on April 21, 1963. The fast-moving fire damaged five rides and the entrance to the park.

    Robert Backoff

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  • Nine Alarm Fire At Lawrence Mills

    Two firefighters are silhouetted against a nine-alarm fire at the Lawrence Mills in Lowell, Mass. on March 23, 1987. The fire began in a six-story building that held several small businesses, part of a cluster of buildings that comprised the complex.

    Tom Herde

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  • Protesters Clutch American Flag At Seabrook

    Wet protesters clutch an American flag during an anti-nuclear demonstration at the Seabrook N.H. nuclear plant construction site on Oct. 7, 1979.

    Stan Grossfeld

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  • Ice Covers Train Switch After Pier Fire

    Icicles hang from a light tower, framing a Boston & Maine Railroad worker as he picks through the thick ice that formed after millions of gallons of water were poured on a pier fire, searching for the switch for the train tracks at North Station in Boston on Jan. 21, 1984.

    John Tlumacki

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  • Protesting Seabrook Station Nuclear Plant

    A rose hangs in a wire fence at the Seabrook N.H. nuclear plant construction site, where 1,500 people held a protest on Oct. 7, 1979.

    Stan Grossfeld

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  • Touring The USS John F. Kennedy

    People disembark the USS John F. Kennedy, an aircraft carrier, after taking a tour during the Tall Ships event in Boston on June 1, 1980.

    Janet Knott

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  • Aircraft Carrier USS John F. Kennedy In Boston

    Aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy, during the Tall Ships celebration in Boston on June 3, 1984.

    Bill Brett

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  • Stars And Stripes On The Fourth Of July 1982

    Silhouetted fans pass in front of an American flag at the Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade in Boston on July 4, 1982.Silhouetted fans pass in front of an American flag at the Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade in Boston on July 4, 1982.

    Stan Grossfeld

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  • Fire At Masonic Temple In Salem

    Firemen combat at fire at the Masonic Temple in Salem, Mass. on Feb. 22, 1982.

    John Tlumacki

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  • USS Constitution Turnaround 1970

    The U.S.S. Constitution turns around in Boston Harbor on June 19, 1970.

    Paul Connell

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  • Split Wood Not Atom

    A man sits 175 feet up in the air on a radio tower to protest the proposed nuclear power plant at in Seabrook, N.H. on Jan. 4, 1976.

    Ulrike Welsch

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  • Protesters Cross Tidal Marshes To Seabrook Station Site

    Protesters cross tidal marshes on makeshift bridges made of inner tubes on their way to a protest at the Seabrook N.H. nuclear plant construction site on Oct. 6, 1979.

    Ted Dully

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  • Non-Violent Action At Seabrook Station Site

    Protesters cross the salt marshes on their way to protest at the Seabrook N.H. nuclear plant construction site on Oct. 6, 1979.

    Ted Dully

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  • Crowd Gathers To Hear Pope John Paul II Say Mass

    Pope John Paul II says Mass on a packed Boston Common on Oct. 1, 1979.

    Frank O'Brien

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  • Boston Mayor Curley Shakes Hands With Great Dane

    Mayor James Michael Curley, accompanied by George and Gertrude Curley, shakes the paw of a Great Dane, while its owner stands by, November 1947.

    Dan Goshtigian

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  • Fighting Fire At Pier 51

    Fireboats fight a five-alarm fire on Pier 51 at Terminal Street in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston on Aug. 8, 1979, as seen from the air.

    Bob Dean

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  • Police Patrol Near Bunker Hill Monument

    Police on motorcycles line up on Bunker Hill Street near Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown on Sept. 8, 1975, during the first week of school. An initiative to desegregate Boston Public Schools was implemented in the fall of 1974 and was met with strong resistance from many residents of Boston's neighborhoods.

    Bob Dean

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  • Mounted Police Officers Outside Hyde Park High School

    Mounted police officers on patrol in the rain outside Hyde Park High School in Boson, Mass. on Oct. 16, 1974, shortly after the city's busing program began.

    Paul Connell

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  • Mercury-Redstone Rocket

    The Mercury-Redstone Rocket sits on display at the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida on Sept. 22, 1983.

    Bob Dean

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  • Saturn 1B Rocket

    A car drives by the Saturn 1B rocket on display at the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida on Sept. 22, 1983.

    Bob Dean

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  • Rockets At John F. Kennedy Space Center

    Rockets sit on display at the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida on Sept. 22, 1983.

    Bob Dean

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  • Refueling Above The Clouds

    Air Force pilots sit in the cockpit of a plane during refueling above New York state on Feb. 7, 1983. At times the jets are flying as close at 12 feet apart, nose to tail.

    John Tlumacki

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  • Fireworks Celebrate Harvard's 350th Year

    Fireworks above Harvard Stadium are reflected in the Charles River during ceremonies for Harvard University's 350th anniversary in Cambridge, Mass. on Sept. 7, 1986.

    Keith Jenkins

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  • Aerial View Of Harvard Vs. Yale 1968

    Harvard University plays against Yale University in a football game at Harvard Stadium in Allston. on Nov. 23, 1968. The two universities tied 29-29.

    Phil Preston

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  • Commuters Fill Harvard Square After MTA Derailment

    A massive traffic jam developed in a few minutes on the morning of Jan. 15, 1962, after an M.T.A. derailment in the Harvard Square tunnel in Cambridge, Mass. The station rapidly filled with riders and the crowd soon spilled out into the street.

    Charles Dixon

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  • Harvard Stadium's First Major Renovation

    The seats are empty as Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass. undergoes its first major renovation since its completion in 1903 on March 30, 1982.

    Wendy Maeda

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  • Section 25 Under Construction At Harvard Stadium

    A worker removes beams above Section 25 at Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass. on May 25, 1982. The Stadium underwent its first major renovation since its completion in 1903.

    Stan Grossfeld

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  • Section 19 Under Construction At Harvard Stadium

    A construction worker stands near a stairway that leads nowhere beneath Section 19 at Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass. on June 4, 1982. The stadium underwent its first major renovation since its completion in 1903.

    David L. Ryan

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  • Renovating Harvard Stadium In 1982

    A construction worker crosses Harvard Stadium's field in Cambridge, Mass. on June 4, 1982. The stadium underwent its first major renovation since its completion in 1903.

    David L. Ryan

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  • Harvard Stadium's 1982 Renovations Complete

    Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass. is completed in time for a Harvard University versus Yale University game, as seen here on Nov. 16, 1982. The stadium underwent its first major renovation since its completion in 1903.

    Frank O'Brien

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  • Goat Steps Out At Franklin Park Zoo 1968

    Like an actor backstage, a gray pygmy goat peers out a door at the Children's Zoo at the Franklin Park in Boston on the first day of the season, April 26, 1968. With this photo, Boston Globe photographer Paul Connell won the animal class of the 1969 Boston Press Photographers Association's annual contest.

    Paul Connell

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  • Pres. Calvin Coolidge Speaks In Cambridge 1925

    A vast crowd fills Cambridge Common to hear President Calvin Coolidge speak on the 150th anniversary of George Washington taking command of the Continental Army at that spot in Cambridge, Mass. on July 3, 1925. The speakers' platform with its amplifiers can be seen in the upper-right corner of the photograph.

    James L. Callahan

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  • Battery E Firing Canon 1941

    Battery E, 9th Coast Artillery, fires 155s at Fort Dawes, Deer Island in Boson Harbor on Sept. 26, 1941. The arrow at right was drawn on the photo to point out the projectile that had just left gun.

    Paul Maguire

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  • Gun Salute Honors Pres. John F. Kennedy 1963

    Detachment of 26th (Yankee) Infantry Division fires the first of periodic volleys from a 105-mm cannon on Boston Common at 7 a.m. on Nov. 22, 1963, to honor President John F. Kennedy. Guns will sound each half-hour until sunset. On the day of the President's funeral, a 21-gun salute will boom at noon over Common and later a 50-gun salute, one for each state.

    Dan Sheehan

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  • Overall Of Crowd At Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson Speech 1964

    Thousands pack Post Office Square in Boston to listen to President Lyndon B. Johnson speak on Oct. 27, 1964, 11 months after John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Johnson said of his predecessor, "He led an entire nation, and found his way to the secret hopes of man. But he was Irish, and he was Massachusetts born, and he was Boston-bred. He belongs to the world. But a part of him belongs especially to you. And you are richer for it."

    Joe Runci

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  • Crowds At Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson Speech 1964

    Crowds pack Post Office Square in Boston to listen to President Lyndon B. Johnson speak on Oct. 27, 1964, 11 months after John F. Kennedy was assassinated. During his speech, President Johnson said that he had come back to Boston, "because this is where I started four years ago. I came back tonight not because I have the slightest doubt about Boston or Massachusetts. But I came back because I never wanted them to have the slightest doubt about me."

    Joe Runci

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  • Construction On Sumner Tunnel 1932

    Men work around a shield during the construction of Boston's Sumner Tunnel in January 1932. The shield was a round device of steel about 15 feet long and a little more than 31 feet in diameter. In the front part of the shield the actual work of excavation was done. The shield advanced as clay was removed.

    Staff Photographer

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  • Entrance To Sumner Tunnel 1932

    Construction is under way at the entrance to the East Boston tunnel, which runs under the new City Printing Plant, February 1932. The City Printing Plant, now under construction, is located on the corner of Richmond Street and North Street. This entrance is halfway between North Street and Hanover Street.

    Staff Photographer

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  • Cars Driving In Boston 1955

    Cars drive near the Sumner Tunnel's entrance to points north and east, in Boston on Jan. 13, 1955.

    Charles McCormick

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  • Cars Wait To Enter Sumner Tunnel 1958

    Cars wait to enter Boston's Sumner Tunnel to points north and east, December 1958.

    John M. Hurley

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  • Construction Site Of Callahan Tunnel 1961

    Men, machines, and material clutter the ramp leading to the new under-harbor crossing, the Callahan Tunnel, seen from Cross Street in Boston on July 13, 1961. Towering over the portal is a new 118-foot-tall red brick ventilation building. The tunnel opened in November 1961, and was the second vehicular tunnel constructed under the Mystic River.

    Bob Dean

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  • Construction of Second East Boston Tunnel 1960

    Men work around an erector arm at the construction site of the second East Boston tunnel, later named the Lieutenant William F. Callahan Jr. Tunnel, on Oct. 17, 1960. The tunnel opened a year later as the second vehicular tunnel constructed under the Mystic River.

    Ed Jenner

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  • Construction Workers In Second East Boston Tunnel 1960

    Construction is underway on the entrance road bed to the second East Boston tunnel, later named the Lieutenant William F. Callahan Jr. Tunnel, on Oct. 17, 1960. The tunnel opened in November 1961.

    Ed Jenner

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  • Construction Site Of East Boston Tunnel 1961

    Inside the construction site of the second East Boston tunnel, later known as the Callahan Tunnel, on May 19, 1960. The tunnel opened in November 1961, and was the second vehicular tunnel constructed under the Mystic River.

    Louis Russo

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  • E. Boston Entrance To Callahan Tunnel 1961

    The East Boston entrance to the Callahan Tunnel, Nov. 6, 1961.

    Jack Sheahan

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  • Tollman In Sumner And Callahan Tunnels 1969

    Cars race by a tollman-guard, who works in both the Sumner and Callahan Tunnels in Boston, September 1969.

    Gil Friedberg

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  • New Traffic Pattern At Entrance To Callahan Tunnel 1969

    Signs point to a new traffic pattern at the entrance to the Callahan Tunnel in East Boston on Aug. 4, 1969.

    Thomas E. Landers

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  • Yvette The Sun Bear At Franklin Park Zoo 1929

    Zoo curator Daniel Harkins said good morning to Yvette the sun bear with an apple and a high five at Boston's Franklin Park Zoo on April 2, 1929. When the zoo opened in 1912, the pens were state-of-the-art.

    Staff Photographer

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  • Mayor Curley Rides In Evacuation Day Parade 1947

    Mayor James Michael Curley receives flowers from Betty Cherry, left, during South Boston's traditional Evacuation Day parade on March 17, 1947. He was joined in the car by his wife, Gertrude, right, and Edward J. "Knocko" McCormack, front.

    Ed Farrand

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  • Stage View At Republican State Convention 1962

    The auditorium during the Republican state convention in Worcester, Mass., June 15, 1962.

    Jack Sheahan

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  • Crowd At Republican State Convention 1962

    The auditorium during the Republican state convention in Worcester, Mass., June 15, 1962.

    Edmunds Kelley

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  • Crowd At Republican State Convention 1972

    The Republican state convention in Worcester, Mass. on June 24, 1972.

    Jack Sheahan

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  • Overall View Of Crowd At Democratic State Convention 1962

    The Democratic state convention in Springfield, Mass., June 1962.

    Edmunds Kelley

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  • Crowd At Democratic State Convention 1962

    At the 1962 Democratic state convention in Springfield, Mass., a woman holds a special "McCormack Wins," edition of the newspaper despite Attorney General Edward J. McCormack, Jr., not pictured, not winning the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate special election.

    Jack Sheahan

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  • Building The Long Island Bridge 1950

    Two men stand on a temporary bridge between Moon Island, background, and Long Island in Boston, September 1950. The abutment, back center, would become part of the Long Island Bridge, which opened August 1951 and connected Long Island to the mainland by way of Moon Island. The viaduct was declared unsafe and condemned in October 2014, and demolition began in January 2015.

    William O'Connor

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  • Long Island Bridge Near Completion 1951

    The Long Island Bridge, connecting Long Island to the mainland by way of Moon Island, is nearly complete in April 1951. This view from the Moon Head terminus shows the Long Island Hospital in the distance.

    Charles Dixon

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  • Senators Ted Kennedy And John Kerry 1985

    Senators Edward M. Kennedy and John Kerry walk to the Capital Building in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 3, 1985, on the opening of the 99th Congress.

    Ted Dully

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  • Ted Kennedy Announces Candidacy For President 1979

    Senator Edward M. Kennedy makes his way through the crowd outside Faneuil Hall in Boston after declaring his candidacy for the 1980 Democratic presidential nomination on Nov. 7, 1979. Most of the crowd estimated at 20,000 came for what they called a "historic event."

    Ted Dully

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  • Ted Kennedy At Holy Cross Commencement 1977

    Senator Edward M. Kennedy waits to speak at Holy Cross College's commencement ceremony in Worcester, Mass., on May 27, 1977.

    Stan Grossfeld

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  • Sen. Ted Kennedy's New Federal Building Office 1967

    Senator Edward M. Kennedy sits at his desk in his office in the John F. Kennedy Federal Building in Boston on Feb. 24, 1967. This desk is the same one that his brother, President John F. Kennedy, used for the Boston office when he was a congressman and senator.

    Paul Connell

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  • Kennedy Brothers Arrive In Boston For Rally 1966

    Senators Edward M. Kennedy, front, and Robert F. Kennedy disembark an airplane at Logan International Airport in Boston on Oct. 17, 1966, for a Democratic Party rally at Post Office Square in the final few weeks of the campaign.

    Frank O'Brien

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  • Sen. Ted Kennedy In His Washington Office 1966

    Senator Edward M. Kennedy talks on the phone in his office in Washington, D.C. on March 3, 1966.

    Joe Runci

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  • Ted Kennedy Marches In St. Patrick's Day Parade 1964

    Undaunted by giant snowflakes, Senator Edward M. Kennedy marches in Southie's annual St. Patrick's Day parade in South Boston on March 17, 1964.

    Paul Connell

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  • Ted Kennedy Waits In Line To Vote 1962

    Edward M. Kennedy, center, and his wife, Joan Kennedy, stand in line to vote on Charles Street in Boston on Nov. 7, 1962. Kennedy is running for the Massachusetts U.S. Senate seat.

    Jack Sheahan

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  • President Kennedy Arrives In Boston To Vote 1962

    President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy, descend from a helicopter at Logan International Airport in Boston, heading to the Joy Street police station to vote for brother Edward M. Kennedy in the primary election of the Democratic Senate race on Sept. 18, 1962.

    Paul J. Maguire

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  • Nationalist Party Pickets Outside Kennedy Headquarters 1962

    Members of the Nationalist Party picket outside Edward M. Kennedy's campaign headquarters on Tremont Street in Boston on June 30, 1962. Kennedy is running for the Massachusetts U.S. Senate seat.

    Dick Fallon

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  • Victory For John F. Kennedy In Election 1960

    Camera tripods form a "V for Victory" for President-elect John F. Kennedy in Hyannis, Mass. on Nov. 10, 1960.

    Harry Holbrook

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  • President-elect John F. Kennedy In Cape Cod 1960

    President-elect John F. Kennedy shakes hands with the crowd as he leaves Cape Cod at the Barnstable Municipal Airport in Hyannis, Mass. on Nov. 11, 1960.

    Harry Holbrook

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  • Presidential Candidate John F. Kennedy At Boston Garden 1960

    Senator John F. Kennedy winds up his presidential campaign at a huge rally in Boston Garden on Nov. 7, 1960. After a whirlwind tour through New England on the final day of campaigning, Kennedy returned to address a crowd of over 22,000 enthusiastic supporters.

    Ed Kelley

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  • John F. Kennedy Gives Final Campaign Speech 1960

    Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy sits alone in a room off the main auditorium at Faneuil Hall in Boston before making the final campaign speech as the television technician from CBS set up the camera, Nov. 7, 1960.

    Bob Dean

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  • John F. Kennedy Announces Presidential Run 1959

    Senator John F. Kennedy flashes a grateful smile to delegates at the Massachusetts State Labor Council convention at the Statler-Hilton Hotel in Boston on Oct. 8, 1959, after being urged to announce his candidacy for president.

    Harry Holbrook

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  • John F. Kennedy And Jackie Kennedy In Hyannis Port 1957

    Senator John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy in Hyannis Port on July 20, 1957.

    Charles McCormack

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  • John F. Kennedy And Ted Kennedy At The Harvard Club 1955

    Senator John F. Kennedy, left, and his brother, Edward M. Kennedy, at a dinner at the Harvard Club of Boston on Nov. 29, 1955.

    Laurence T. Welsh

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  • John F. Kennedy Marries Jacqueline Bouvier 1953

    Senator John F. Kennedy smiles as his father, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., kisses bride Jacqueline Lee Bouvier at the couple's wedding reception in Newport, R.I. on, Sept. 12, 1953.

    Charles McCormack

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  • Baking Matzo In Brookline 1976

    After perforating matzos, Grand Rabbi Levi Horowtiz places one on a pole to be carried to the oven at New England Chassidic Center, Congregation Beth Pinchas in Brookline, Mass., on April 4, 1976, during a practice run for making the baked item on Passover.

    Michael Cheers

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  • Baking Matzo For Passover 1945

    Myer Wool removes baked matzo from an oven used only for Passover, in Boston on March 28, 1945.

    Edward Fitzgerald

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  • Baking Matzo For Passover 1962

    Making matzo by hand at New England Chassidic Center, Congregation Beth Pinchas in Brookline, Mass., on April 18, 1962.

    Ed Farrand

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  • Easter Sunrise Service In Gloucester 1987

    The Rev. Edward Redmond, of St. Ann's, leads a sunrise service in the fog above the waves of the back shore of Gloucester, Mass., on Easter Sunday, April 19, 1987.

    John Blanding

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  • Easter Sunrise Service On Corey Hill 1961

    Rev. Dr. Alvin Duane Smith, executive director of the New England Synod of the United Presbyterian Church in the United States, delivers the sunrise message at Corey Hill in Brookline, Mass., on Easter Sunday, April 2, 1961.

    Ollie Noonan Jr.

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  • Easter Sunrise Service On Charles River 1980

    With the sun barely over the horizon, worshipers dance in a circle at sunrise service along Charles River in Boston on Easter, April 6, 1980. A cloth is draped around the cross to symbolize Christ's resurrection.

    Stan Grossfeld

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  • Easter Sunrise Service In Scituate 1993

    Rev. William Fleming Jr. of the First Trinitarian Congregational Church officiates a sunrise service at 6 a.m. on the rocks at Lighthouse Point in Scituate, Mass., on Easter Sunday, April 11, 1993. About 100 people attended.

    Bill Brett

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  • Forms Pile Up On Tax Day 1982

    Just hours before the midnight deadline for filing, a service representative peers over a pile of last-minute income tax forms on his desk at the IRS office in the John F. Kennedy Federal Building in Boston's Government Center on April 15, 1982.

    Stan Grossfeld

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • 1987 Flood: Motorist Immersed By Overflowing Lamprey River

    A motorist attempts to restart his truck after trying to cross a section of Route 152 outside of Newmarket, N.H., on April 6, 1987, during the worst flooding in decades. The road was flooded by the nearby Lamprey River.

    Paul Benoit

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Canoeing Through Flooding In Lewiston 1987

    A man in a canoe holds on to the doorway of a home in Lewiston, Maine on April 2, 1987, during some of the worst flooding in the state's history. Hundreds of residents in a six-county area were evacuated from their homes after the water levels of the Kennebec, Androscoggin, and Piscataquis rivers climbed well above normal due to heavy rain and snow melt.

    Paul Benoit

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • 1987 Flood: Kennebec River Takes Out Bridge

    Exceptionally high floow waters of the Kennebec River in Skowhegan, Maine ripped through what used to be a bridge, seen in this aerial view on April 2, 1987.

    Paul Benoit

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • 1987 Flood: Downtown Waterlogged In Hallowell, Maine

    Three men in a small boat attempt to go up one of the main streets in Hallowell, Maine on April 2, 1987, during some of the state's worst flooding. The city's main business district was flooded when the water level of the Kennebec River rose well above normal due to heavy rain and melting snow.

    Paul Benoit

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • 1987 Flood: Westfield River Claims Car

    A car sits in water from the flooded Westfield River in Huntington, Mass., on April 5, 1987, during the worst flooding in 50 years as four days of rain caused rivers to overflow.

    Bill Greene

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • 1987 Flood: Rescuing Office Equipment In North Andover

    A business owner carries computer equipment as he steps out of his office window into knee-deep waters in North Andover, Mass., on April 6, 1987. Relentless rainfall swelled rivers and creeks in Massachusetts and New Hampshire in the worst flooding in 50 years.

    Bill Greene

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • 1987 Flood: National Guard Looks Out For Looters In Lawrence

    A member of the National Guard jumps from truck to truck while watching for looters in Lawrence, Mass., on April 9, 1987. Lawrence was one of the hardest hit by the worst flood in 50 years, victim of both the Merrimack and Spicket rivers. Officials called in specially trained riot police and the National Guard to combat a rash of looting in homes abandoned to flood waters.

    Bill Greene

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • 1987 Flood: Merrimack River Forces Evacuations In Lawrence

    Residents wade through flood water from the Merrimack River, carrying their belongings down Holly Street in Lawrence, Mass., on April 7, 1987. Hundreds of residents from Massachusetts and New Hampshire were forced to evacuate their homes as relentless rainfall swelled rivers and creeks.

    Bill Greene

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • 1987 Flood: Rafting Down Holly Street In Lawrence

    A man rafting down Holly Street in Lawrence, Mass., holds on to a fence while waiting for his friends to run into the house, seen in this aerial view on April 8, 1987, as four days of rain caused rivers to overflow their banks, forcing hundreds to evacuate their homes.

    Bill Greene

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Boston Bruins Celebration At City Hall 1972

    A crowd gathers in front of City Hall in Boston to celebrate the Boston Bruins' victory in the Stanley Cup championship on May 12, 1972.

    Jack Sheahan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Fighting Forest Fire In Plymouth 1969

    Wind makes for a tough job as firefighters battle a forest fire in the Manomet area of Plymouth, Mass. on May 17, 1969.

    Bob Dean

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Madison Hotel Demolition 1983

    People watch the Madison Hotel's demolition from Portland Street in Boston on May 15, 1983. The historic building at 25 Nashua St. was demolished in 9.7 seconds.

    Jim Wilson

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • AIDS Quilt In Washington DC 1988

    Spectators linger to look at individual handmade panels of the 8,288 that make up the AIDS quilt in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 8, 1988, its final stop in the year-long national tour. Each panels honors a victim of the disease. The quilt has grown fivefold while traveling to more than 20 cities.

    Janet Knott

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Penn Central Train Derailment 1969

    A Penn Central train blocks most of the northbound lane of the southeast expressway in Boston on Aug. 21, 1969. Three trains were standing unattended at an engine house with their engines running when they began moving. No injuries were reported.

    Tom Landers

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Bow Of Narragansett 1968

    The Narragansett, a stern trawler, sits over the Andrea Doria 45 miles off the coast of Nantucket, Mass., on July 27, 1968. The ship is the base for a team of Italian divers who are taking underwater footage for a television documentary on the Italian luxury liner that sank after colliding with another ship July 24, 1956, killing 52 passengers.

    Bob Dean

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Stern Of Narragansett 1968

    The Narragansett, a stern trawler, sits over the Andrea Doria 45 miles off the coast of Nantucket, Mass., on July 27, 1968. The ship is the base for a team of Italian divers who are taking underwater footage for a television documentary on the Italian luxury liner that sank after colliding with another ship July 24, 1956, killing 52 passengers.

    Bob Dean

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Water Main In Boston Breaks Again 1978

    A couple stands near the force of water spray from a water main break on Tremont Street in Boston dumping millions of gallons of water into the area, July 25, 1978. It was the second day in a row the main broke in the same place.

    Dan Sheehan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Forest Fire At Yellowstone National Park 1988

    Roger Castillo, of the U.S. Forest Services, identifies hots spots near Grant Village in Yellowstone National Park in Wyo. on July 27, 1988.

    Frank O'Brien

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Mayor White And Queen Elizabeth In Boston 1976

    Mayor Kevin White escorts Queen Elizabeth II through Washington Mall in Boston on the way to City Hall ceremonies as Colonel Vincent J. R. Kehoe, left, and his 10th Regiment of Foot, Chelmsford, guard the way on July 11, 1976.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Harvard Square Development Plan 1957

    The whole block, outlined and seen here on July 16, 1957, would be razed to make way for the big Harvard Square development program in Cambridge, Mass. The area shown is divided by Massachusetts Avenue, and Holyoke, Mt. Auburn, and Dunster Streets.

    Paul Maguire

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Statue Of Liberty And Ships 1986

    Workers stand on ships' masts in the New York Harbor in New York, while the Statue of Liberty stands in the background, during the statue's 100th birthday, July 1986.

    Joanne Rathe

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Dog Drinks From Fire Hydrant 1980

    A dog tries to drink from an open fire hydrant on Maverick Street in Boston on July 22, 1980.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Sinking Andrea Doria 1956

    The Italian liner Andrea Doria listed sharply to starboard just before it sank into the water 45 miles off the coast of Nantucket, Mass., seen in an aerial on July 26, 1956. The ship had collided with the MS Stockholm. At 10:09 a.m. the ship disappeared from sight into the sea.

    Phil Preston

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Strike Strands Rush Hour Commuters 1960

    The area around the Park Street M.T.A station in Boston is crowded as people try to hail cabs and find other transportation after the sudden and unannounced strike of 4,000 carmen at the beginning of rush hour left thousands stranded on Aug. 22, 1960. The M.T.A. estimated 250,000 people were affected and the traffic jam in downtown Boston was the worst in the city's history as outgoing and incoming cars converged. The one-day strike was estimated to cost over $6 million dollars to Boston merchants.

    Phil Preston

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Boston University Field 1956

    The baseball diamond at Boston University Field, formerly Braves Field, March 6, 1956.

    William Ennis

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • 100th Commencement At Boston University 1969

    Nickerson Field is filled for Boston University's 100th annual commencement ceremonies on May 17, 1969.

    Tom Landers

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Aerial Of Nickerson Field 1971

    Three west campus dormitories overlook Nickerson Field at Boston University, seen from the air on Oct. 11, 1971.

    Joe Runci

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Mattress Factory Fire 1980

    A firefighter waits for water to flow through a hose while fighting a fire that is consuming a vacant mattress factory at the corner of Lamartine and Mozart Street in Boston on Sept. 11, 1980. The six-alarm fire was the second of the night at the factory. Firefighters had quickly doused a minor blaze less than two hours ago, before they were called back.

    Bill Brett

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Christian Science Center Construction 1973

    Little more than the sandwich shop sign is left a Massachusetts Avenue building being razed for the expansion of the nearby Christian Science Center in Boston on Sept. 3, 1973.

    Ted Dully

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • New Spire On Berkeley Building 1988

    Workers remove scaffolding to reveal a revamped spire on top of the Berkeley Building in Boston on Sept. 14, 1988, during a $100 million renovation to be complete in 1994. The John Hancock Tower is in the background.

    Mark Wilson

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Cutting Tracks Underground 1985

    Sparks fly in a long exposure photo as two workers use rotary saws to cut apart old rails in the tunnels 30 feet under Central Square in Cambridge, Mass., on Oct. 3, 1985.

    John Tlumacki

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Game 4 World Series Signs 1946

    Men put up signs for Game Four of the World Series outside Fenway Park in Boston, October 1946.

    Charles McCormick

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • SNJ-2 Planes Over Boston 1982

    Four SNJ-2 planes, training planes from World War II, sky write in formation at 10,000 feet over Boston on Oct. 23, 1982.

    Stan Grossfeld

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Painting JFK Museum 1979

    A worker paints the space frame in the pavilion of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum at the new library in Boston on Oct. 11, 1979. Meanwhile, the Victura, a boat once owned by the late President Kennedy, is lowered into position to be displayed among memorabilia at the library, ahead of its dedication next week.

    Ted Dully

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Land For Sale 1960

    The triangular-shaped parcel of Park Department land at Commonwealth and Chestnut Hill Avenues in Boston, seen here on May 2, 1960, will be sold to a private firm for the construction of a 17-story, $3 million building. Theodore Shoolman and Edward Swartz bought the land for $164,000.

    Gil Friedberg

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Installing New Gateway In Chinatown 1982

    The new gateway arch is installed on Beach Street in Boston's Chinatown on Aug. 21, 1982.

    John Blanding

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Water Main Break In Chinatown 1984

    People stare at the rising steam from a water main break at Beach Street and Harrison Avenue in Boston's Chinatown on Feb. 13, 1984. The steam was caused by the water from the break being heated by an undamaged 16-inch steam pipe running under Harrison Avenue.

    Dan Sheehan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Fire At Deer Island Prison 1929

    Smoke rises from The Suffolk County House of Correction on Deer Island in Boston, seen from the air, on July 15, 1929. The fire destroyed the central cupola and did $100,000 worth of damage to the Old Prison, which is now largely used as an administration building.

    James L. Callahan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Snow Covered Back Bay Fens 1948

    The Back Bay Fens in Boston is covered in snow at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 29, 1948.

    Gil Friedberg

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Demolished Jail Cells At Deer Island Prison 1967

    Rows of demolished prison cells at the Suffolk County House of Correction on Deer Island in Boston on March 21, 1967.

    Joe Dennehy

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Cows At Deer Island 1965

    Cows in the pasture on Deer Island in Boston, seen from the air, Sept. 20, 1965.

    Joe Runci

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • City Council Hearing On Charlestown Urban Renewal 1965

    The balcony of the City Council chamber is crowded during a hearing on Charlestown urban renewal at City Hall in Boston on April 27, 1965. Outbursts from gallery members and fights disrupted the hearing.

    Jack Sheahan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Scaffolding Over Old North Church 1955

    Scaffolding covers the top of the Old North Church in Boston on July 5, 1955, before the new steeple is put in place within the week. The steeple was blown off during Hurricane Carol in September 1954.

    Ed Farrand

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Crowd Reads News Updates On Newspaper Row 1940

    A predominantly male crowd checks the noontime bulletin reader posted on the front of the Boston Globe building on Washington Street in Boston on May 26, 1940. These handwritten news updates changed regularly during the day to keep Bostonians updated on local and national news. Newspaper Row on Washington Street was home to many Boston newspapers from the late 1800s to the 1950s.

    Boston Globe Archive

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Old Boston Globe Building Demolished 1967

    A man looks down on what remains of the old Boston Globe building on Washington Street in Boston from a neighboring rooftop, April 1967, where demolition had began in February. The Globe was the last to leave Newspaper Row, opening its new facility on Morrissey Boulevard on May 11, 1958.

    Ollie Noonan Jr.

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Cleaning Lagoon After Ducks Die 1954

    Spectators look at the workers scraping the muddy bottom of the empty lagoon in the Public Garden in Boston on Aug. 2, 1954. The cleaning was prompted by the death of thirty ducks.

    William Ennis

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Thanksgiving Traffic On Southeast Expressway 1982

    Looking north near South Station tunnel, traffic clogs both sides of the Southeast Expressway in Boston as afternoon rush hour begins on Nov. 24, 1982, the day before Thanksgiving.

    Stan Grossfeld

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Demolition Of Dwyer Leather Factory In Lynn 1981

    A firefighter watches the demolition of the remainder of the Dwyer Leather factory in Lynn, Mass., Nov. 29, 1981.

    John Tlumacki

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Mayor Curley And His Family 1947

    Mayor James Michael Curley stands with his family at his home in Boston on Nov. 26, 1947, after returning from Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Conn. Curley was convicted of mail fraud and sentenced to six to 18 months, though he only served five.

    Dan Goshtigian

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Mayor Curley and Daughter 1934

    Mayor James Michael Curley and Mary, his daughter, walk with their dog, Vigow, November 1934.

    Hugh E. O'Donnell

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • T-Rex Delivered To Museum Of Science 1972

    A life-sized fiberglass model of a Tyrannosaurus rex arrives at Museum of Science in Boston on April 10,1972. The model was transported on a truck from the studios of the New York sculptor to its new home at the museum's newly constructed West Wing. The John Hancock Tower can be seen under construction across the Charles River.

    Ted Dully

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Dancer's Feet In Ballet Position 1987

    Ballerina's feet during practice at the Boston Ballet on July 3, 1987.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Ballerinas On Pointe 1979

    A ballet dancer on pointe at a dance studio in Boston on Jan. 3, 1979.

    Joe Dennehy

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Pointe Shoes Hanging From Ballet Bar 1979

    Pointe shoes hanging from a bar at Boston Ballet Co. in Boston on Jan. 3, 1979.

    Joe Dennehy

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Locked MBTA Park Street Station During Strike 1960

    A crowd of people wait outside a locked Park Street Station entrance in Boston at 5 p.m. on Aug. 23, 1960, following an MTA strike the day before that shut down the whole system. The doors were unlocked at 6 p.m.

    Bob Dean

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • MBTA Construction In Harvard Square 1981

    MBTA construction continues at Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass., April 24, 1981.

    Ulrike Welsch

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Harriet Quimby, First Women With Air Pilot License

    Harriet Quimby, the first woman to receive her Air Pilot's license in the United States, poses for a photo in her plane in Quincy, Mass., September 1910. She flew across the English Channel in April 1912, and died just two months later when she fell from her airplane during a flying exhibition over Boston Harbor.

    Edmunds Bond

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Tiling The Tunnel 1994

    Tile is put into place inside the third Boston Harbor tunnel in Boston on May 27, 1994. The third Harbor tunnel, named the Ted Williams Tunnel, was the first phase of the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel project, or the Big Dig.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Workers With Metal Rods 1994

    Workers walk through the third Boston Harbor tunnel construction site in Boston on May 27, 1994. The third Harbor tunnel, named the Ted Williams Tunnel, was the first phase of the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel project, or the Big Dig.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Construction Site Through Fence 1994

    Construction continues at the third Boston Harbor tunnel site in Boston on Aug. 20, 1994. The third Harbor tunnel, named the Ted Williams Tunnel, was the first phase of the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel project, or the Big Dig.

    Barry Chin

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Laying Rods For Concrete Wall In Tunnel 1992

    A worker uses steel rods to lay down a concrete base for the tunnel wall in the third Boston Harbor tunnel in Boston on Oct. 22, 1992. The third Harbor tunnel, named the Ted Williams Tunnel, was the first phase of the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel project, or the Big Dig.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Aerial Over Tunnel Site 1992

    With the Boston skyline in the background, heavy equipment prepares the way for the third Boston Harbor tunnel, seen in an aerial view on Sept. 17, 1992. The third Harbor tunnel, named the Ted Williams Tunnel, was the first phase of the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel project, or the Big Dig.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Laying Rods For Concrete Base In Tunnel 1992

    Workers use steel rods to lay down a concrete base for the roadway in the third Boston Harbor tunnel in Boston on Oct. 22, 1992. The third Harbor tunnel, named the Ted Williams Tunnel, was the first phase of the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel project, or the Big Dig.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Roof Survey Of Central Artery 1990

    A Perini Corp. engineer uses a roof in Charlestown's City Square to survey construction of twin tunnels for the Central Artery project north of downtown Boston on Dec. 12, 1991. To be completed in January 1994, the tunnels will replace the elevated connections from the to-be-depressed Artery to Interstate 93 and Route 1, visible at rear and left, among the most congested and treacherous stretches of road in the state.

    John Tlumacki

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Super Scoop Dredge Shovel 1991

    A worker stands in a 54,000 pound, 24 cubic yard shovel to be used in the Third Harbor Tunnel digging project in Boston on Dec. 13, 1991. The third Harbor tunnel, named the Ted Williams Tunnel, was the first phase of the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel project, or the Big Dig.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Boston Harbor Tunnels At Shipyard 1992

    Six of the 12 tube segments for the new Boston Harbor tunnel sit at the Bethlehem Steel shipyard in Baltimore on Sept. 1, 1992. The segments are 325 feet long and have a diameter of 37 feet. They will be floated to Boston at the rate of about one a month with each end covered by thick, flat steel "dam plates" to keep water out and finished in Boston.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Boston Harbor Tunnel Tubes Arriving 1992

    Boston fireboats and tugs greet two of the 12 tube segments for the new Boston Harbor tunnel as they float into the Boston Harbor on Sept. 16, 1992. The segments were made at Bethlehem Steel shipyard in Baltimore.

    Tom Landers

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: City Square In Charlestown Aerial 1990

    Construction continues on the Central Artery project in City Square in Boston's Charlestown, as seen from the air on Oct. 2, 1990.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Looking North Over City Square Construction 1990

    Looking north towards Boston, construction continues on the Central Artery project in City Square in Boston's Charlestown, as seen from the air on Oct. 2, 1990.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Excavation Of Tunnel Site 1994

    Construction continues at the third Boston Harbor tunnel site in Boston on Aug. 20, 1994. The third Harbor tunnel, named the Ted Williams Tunnel, was the first phase of the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel project, or the Big Dig.

    Barry Chin

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Crane Dropping Supplies At Construction Site 1994

    Workers use a crane to move boxes and material on the Central Artery extension project in Charlestown on May 17, 1994.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Traffic On Route 93 Over Central Artery Construction 1991

    Traffic passes on the upper and lower decks of Route 93 as construction continues in Charlestown on the new ramps for Route 93 and Route 1 in Boston on Oct. 21, 1991.

    Jim Wilson

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Charlestown Central Artery Construction 1990

    Construction continues on the Central Artery reconstruction project in Charlestown on April 5, 1990.

    Susanne Kreiter

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Big Dig: Central Artery Construction Site 1990

    Workers secure a wall at the Central Artery construction site in Boston on Oct. 16, 1990.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Battling Pier Fire 1984

    Fire boats battle a six-alarm fire that broke out along two piers and a railroad bridge along the Charles River, six feet from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital on Nashua Street in Boston on Jan. 20, 1984. According to a fire department spokesman, 125 firefighters fought the blaze, but no patients were harmed.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Henry Cabot Lodge At Inauguration Of Gov. Volpe 1965

    Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge sits on the floor, the only seat he can find in the House of Representatives Chamber, during Governor John A. Volpe's inauguration at the Mass. State House in Boston on Jan. 7, 1965.

    Paul Connell

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Peter Stuyvesant Tilted During Blizzard 1978

    The Peter Stuyvesant tilts to the right at Anthony's Pier 4 in Boston during a record-breaking blizzard, Feb. 7, 1978.

    David L. Ryan

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.

  • Cat Hug After Fire 1980

    A girl hugs her cat, after her home at 39 Princeton St. in East Boston caught fire on March 4, 1980. The fire, which broke out just after 1 p.m., caused $5000 in damage to the first floor and basement.

    George Rizer

    8x10 unframed. Other sizing and framing options available.