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.
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