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Commonwealth Avenue, 1975,  Peter H. Dreyer slide collection, Collection #9800.007, City of Boston Archives.
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Commonwealth Avenue, 1975,  Peter H. Dreyer slide collection, Collection #9800.007, City of Boston Archives.

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Letter from a Leander Independent School District student, “Thank you for helping the people who got hurt at the incedent [sic] in Boston at the JFK Library the Marathon race and the Feterlizer [sic] factory.”

April 2013 was a month marked by tragedy in and out of Boston. This student’s note to police officers demonstrates how chaotic the news cycle was for young children to understand and follow. 

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Letter from a Leander Independent School District student, “Thank you for helping the people who got hurt at the incedent [sic] in Boston at the JFK Library the Marathon race and the Feterlizer [sic] factory.”

April 2013 was a month marked by tragedy in and out of Boston. This student’s note to police officers demonstrates how chaotic the news cycle was for young children to understand and follow. 

Right of way through Cedar Grove Cemetery, 1930 April 21, Dorchester Rapid Transit photographs,  (Collection # 8300.002)
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Right of way through Cedar Grove Cemetery, 1930 April 21, Dorchester Rapid Transit photographs,  (Collection # 8300.002)

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Receipts for Boston’s Labor Day Celebration, 1894 September, Committee on the Celebration of Labor Day,  City Council Committee on Celebrations, (Collection #0140.013), City of Boston Archives

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George Washington Statue, Public Garden, 1986, July, Peter H. Dreyer slide collection, Collection #9800.007, City of Boston Archives.
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George Washington Statue, Public Garden, 1986, July, Peter H. Dreyer slide collection, Collection #9800.007, City of Boston Archives.

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Junction of Washington and Dudley Streets, 1900 February 5, Boston Elevated Railway collection
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Junction of Washington and Dudley Streets, 1900 February 5, Boston Elevated Railway collection

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159-169 Summer Street, 1912 May 5, Public Works Department photograph collection (Collection #5000.009)
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159-169 Summer Street, 1912 May 5, Public Works Department photograph collection (Collection #5000.009)

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Aerial view: South End, Fort Point Channel - Looking over Dover St. Bridge, South Boston, Reserved Channel - Dry Dock, State fill and Castle Island, 1925,  Boston Landmarks Commission image collection, (Collection #5210.004) City of Boston Archives


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Aerial view: South End, Fort Point Channel - Looking over Dover St. Bridge, South Boston, Reserved Channel - Dry Dock, State fill and Castle Island, 1925,  Boston Landmarks Commission image collection, (Collection #5210.004) City of Boston Archives

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