10/25/18 — Fall Symposium

10/25/18 — Fall Symposium

"Who is Safe and Welcome Here?" Join us for an evening of exploration of the history of welcoming and exclusion in Cambridge from its founding to the present day.
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11/13/18- History Café: “Jahar”

11/13/18- History Café: “Jahar”

A screening and conversation with Henry Hayes and Zolan Kanno-Youngs, makers of the film “Jahar.” Moderated by Robin Young. The film takes place in the immediate aftermath of the 2013 Boston
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2018 History Cafés and Walking Tours

2018 History Cafés and Walking Tours

Check back soon for dates to upcoming History Cafés and Walking Tours! History Cafés are lively conversations with experts, bringing a historical perspective to timely topics in unique settings around Cambridge.
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07/24/18: Past—History Café 4: City People and Old Cambridge People

07/24/18: Past—History Café 4: City People and Old Cambridge People

Thank you to Katherine Howe, author, and Society board member Ed Rodley, 4th generation Cambridge Irish-American, for leading a conversation about two defining Cambridge types—Brahmins and City People—at the heart of where Cambridge is from. Thank you as well to Archivist Maggie Hoffman and Intern Lydia MacKay, for giving us a peek into the Society’s archives, including a brief look at the Susan Nichols’ journals from the late 1800s.
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