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Modern Theatre -1.jpg
Years of neglect left the interior of the Modern Theatre in ruins. Yet a hint of the refined colors and the elegant Florentine-Renaissance décor remained. These elements inform the interior design for the new Modern Theatre.

Modern Theatre.jpg
A deteriorated roof and years of neglect left the interior of the Modern Theatre in ruins by the 2000s.

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Holes in the Modern Theatre roof let in the elements, leading to deterioration of the fine detail inside the original building.

Wes Savick-Car Talk.jpg
Professional and Suffolk Theatre Department performances are among the offerings at the new Modern Theatre. Here Professor Wesley Savick directs students in Car Talk: The Musical. The musical comedy, inspired by the National Public Radio show, was…

A Snapshot of Suffolk University in 1946.doc
Taken from a handwritten document in the Suffolk University Archives that appears to be an unfinished speech by Suffolk University founder Gleason Archer, this speech was found in a GI Bill file, and the institution and places it describes still…

ms-0088_ref.jpg
This group of men, women and children were photographed by photographer and activist Jim Harney who captured scenes of El Salvador's civil war.

MulticulturalismOnCampus_1993.pdf
Training session delivered to staff, organized by Office of Multicultural Affairs in 1993: Milieu Management is an administrative approach which views the entire university as a learning environment. All participants cooperate in helping students…

Dobson_KingsBoston1881.png
A furniture warehouse designed by Levi Newcomb & Son was built at 323 Washington St. In 1876. Later it became a carpet warehouse and later still was converted into the Modern Theatre.

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Sun Ra was the opening act for a re-imagined Modern/Mayflower Theatre, which featured live entertainment after the movie business declined. However, that venture was short-lived. The theater closed in 1981 and fell into disrepair.

DiversityTaskForce1995_plan.pdf
A campus-wide conference was convened in 1992 to respond to the problem. The purpose of the conference, entitled "Suffolk University: Rebuilding a Diverse Community," was to coordinate, strengthen and expand diversity-related efforts in a…
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