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The program includes a synopsis of the photo play as well as a list of coming attractions and advertising.

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Thomas Edison experimented with the transmission of vocal sounds and images while living in the Boston area. The great inventor was commemorated in a U.S. postage stamp

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

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…

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This early film camera was developed by Thomas Edison, whose invention of the Kinetoscope and the Vitascope led to the first silent motion pictures.

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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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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.

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

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Mayer began his movie career in Haverhill, Massachusetts, by converting a burlesque house into a movie theater. Eventually he was to lead the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio.
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