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Boston Herald Photographs, 1924-1997

Identifier: 008
Collection Overview This collection contains Cambridge related photographs from the Boston Herald photograph collection (or photo morgue) that was sold in 2011. The photographs are by staff and contributing photographers, including major wire services (i.e., Associated Press, Acme Newspictures, Newspaper Enterprise Association), covering the 1920s to the 1990s. The collection is organized by year and includes a variety of subjects, including buildings, fires, protests, local and national politicians, local...
Dates: 1924 - 1997

George “Tubber” White Collection

Identifier: CHC046
Abstract This collection includes hockey, football, and baseball team photographs featuring George “Tubber” White during his time at Rindge Technical School and Exeter Academy dating from 1912 to the 1920s. White's athletic exploits at Rindge are also captured in 20 scrapbook pages of newspaper clippings, where he is referred to as George White and “Tubber” White interchangeably. The collection also includes eleven photo postcards featuring members of the North Cambridge semiprofessional baseball team,...
Dates: 1912-1920s

Gladys G. Boyce Photograph Collection

Identifier: P007
Abstract Eight photographs once belonging to Gladys G. Boyce, a Cambridge teacher who lived on Walker Street. Of the eight photographs in this collection, three are of girls’ basketball teams and the remaining five are landscapes. The basketball team photographs display several of the same individuals. The landscape photographs are attributed to Ms. Boyce and are purported to be taken “out West.”
Dates: ca. 1916-1924, majority undated

West Family Collection

Identifier: CHC043
Scope and Content The materials found in this collection include blue prints and a contract for work done on the two West properties, 115 Pearl Street and 6 Cottage Street; the ledger of a short-lived family clock business; school copy books for Alfred, George, and Gertrude, which reflect the educational methods of the times; grade school essays by George; and a large album of unidentified photographs.Of particular interest are the essays composed by George, which describe the experiences of a...
Dates: 1885-1926