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.
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.
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.
Digitizing the Declaration of Independence
The Boston Public Library recently digitized its copies of the Declaration of Independence.
Anti-Slavery Transcription Crowdsourcing
The Boston Public Library just launched an exciting new crowdsourcing project. Help us transcribe abolitionists’ correspondence and learn more about this important era in our country’s history.
M.C. Escher Lecture
Join the Associates on Tuesday, May 8th to learn more about M.C. Escher and his works, with Museum of Fine Arts curator, Ronni Baer.
Dutch Lady Discovery
The Boston Public Library just discovered an unknown play!