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This Week @ MHS

It looks like it will be another busy week of programs at the MHS. There is something for everyone this week.

Tuesday, 7 February at 5:15 PM, John L. Bell, author of the Boston1775 blog, will present his paper "Marital Infidelity and Espionage in the Siege of Boston" as part of the Boston Early American History Seminar Series. Professor Bob Allison, Suffolk University, will give the comment. 

Thursday, 9 February a new exhibition, A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life: The Photographs of Clover Adams, 1883-1885, opens. The exhibition is free and open to the public 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Saturday, through 2 June.  

Also on Thursday, the History of Women and Gender Seminar continues with a presentation at the Schlesinger Library at Harvard University.  Ruth Feldstein, Rutgers University at Newark, will present her paper "Performing Civil Rights: Black Women Entertainers, the 'Long' Civil Rights Movement, and Second Wave Feminism." Daphne Brooks, Princeton University, will give the comment.

And on Saturday, 11 February the Saturday tour "The History and Collections of the MHS" returns. This free 90-minute tour departs the MHS lobby promptly at 10:00 AM.


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