Fashioning the New England Family

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Support our Kickstarter campaign by 28 February to publish the companion volume!

The MHS is dedicated to mounting the exhibition in October. However, if additional funding is not secured, we will not be able to publish the companion volume. The publication will be a lasting resource, serving as both a record of the exhibition and as a testament to the importance of the textiles and garments it illustrates and describes. Help us reach our $15,000 goal by contributing to our February 2018 Kickstarter campaign.

Kickstarter is a funding platform for creative projects. Everything from films, games, and music to art, design, and technology. Kickstarter is full of ambitious, innovative, and imaginative ideas that are brought to life through the direct support of others. The publication is a natural fit for both the Kickstarter community and the Society's mission to make this project as widely accessible as possible. Funding on Kickstarter is all-or-nothing so we are counting on you and members of the Kickstarter community to make this publication a reality.

Upcoming Events

Begin at the Beginning - Overstepping Their Bounds: How the Puritans Wrested Massachusetts from ...

21Apr 1:00PM 2018

In 1628, King Charles the 1st made a royal grant of what is now the entire state of Massachusetts (not including Plymouth) to the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Remarkably ...

Modern American Society and Culture Seminar

Creepy Crawling in Los Angeles: The Manson Family and Cultural Mixing as Apocalypse

24Apr 5:15PM 2018

Charles Manson made national news in 1969 when several “Family” members were arrested for murder, but by then he was well-established in Los Angeles. This ...

Conversation; This Land is Your Land

This Land is Your Land Series: Public Land

25Apr 6:00PM 2018
There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30.

Massachusetts has undertaken large scale preservation of open space by government entities. The Boston Public Garden, the Emerald Necklace, the first American public ...

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The Society is CLOSED on Monday, 16 April, for Patiots' Day/Marathon Monday. Enjoy the race! After the holiday we get right back into the public events here at the MHS. Here are the details: - ...

“Vast awful & never ending Eternity”: Personal Accounts of ...

I recently came across the Elizabeth Craft White diary, written in 1770 when the death of her husband left her distraught. “Life seems a burden to me since Death, Cruel, & unrelenting Death- ...

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