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Onward – Votes for Women
The 2021 Pierce Performance featured the world premiere of ONWARD – Votes for Women, a documentary play created by Lisa Rafferty, with music arranged and composed by Adam R. McDonald.
New Board Members 2021
The Associates of the Boston Public Library is pleased to welcome our newest Board Members, who officially started their three-year terms on July 1, 2021.
Julia Ward Howe’s Volume of Piano Solos and Duets
American poet, abolitionist, suffragist, and social activist Julia Ward Howe is best known for the lyrics of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Learn about the BPL’s volume of her personal sheet music.
Seeking Project Manager/ Consultant
With our support, the Boston Public Library just issued an RFP to hire a Project Manager to lead the Founding Research Collection initiative.
Welcome Laura Russo – Director of Development
We are thrilled to welcome Laura Russo to the team as our new Director of Development and External Affairs.
Meet Tyler Vargas – Research Assistant
Tyler Vargas is working as a Research Assistant this spring to help publicize the BPL’s vast Anti-Slavery Collection to peer cultural institutions.
Investment in the Founding Research Collection
The Associates joins the BPL and the BPL Fund in announcing $2.1 million in private funding to revitalize the Library’s Founding Research Collection.
Request for Proposals to Promote Anti-Slavery Collection
The Associates has issued an RFP seeking a partner to help us promote awareness of the BPL’s remarkable digital collection of anti-slavery and abolitionist materials among cultural, civic, and educational institutions around the country.
BPL Trustees Appointment
The Associates would like to congratulate Joseph S. Berman on his appointment to the Boston Public Library’s governing body, the Board of Trustees.