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HIST1729/SOCY1727 Encountering Confinement


Boston in Primary Sources

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    Boston 1899 from LOCCaption: Downes, Albert E. “Boston 1899.” Map. Boston: Geo. H. Walker & Co., 1899.


    Digital Boston

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    Maps of Boston

    News from/about Boston

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    Repositories and Archives: Local

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    Personal Papers

    Urban History

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