The Blake & Knowles Steam Pump Works in East Cambridge: The Female Foundry

“Our women are strong, and fully capable of doing the work which is required of them."
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Cambridge & COVID-19 Collection

The ongoing public health crisis is affecting the lives of people all over the world, including Cantabrigians. We want to know how you have been affected, so we've created the...
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Smallpox, cholera, influenza around Cambridge: How the region endured pandemics of the past

By Martha HenryApril 2020 Reproduced from with permission We’re weeks into the Covid-19 pandemic, most of us stuck at home, trying to work, educate children or, when that all seems...
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100 Years Ago: Cambridge leading up to the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic

Red Cross workers make anti-influenza masks for soldiers in camp. Boston. Courtesy National Archives, photo no. 165-WW-269B-026 By Elizabeth Adams Lasser, April 2020 During the COVID-19 outbreak of 2020 as...
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