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schoenemann_protestposter.pdf
These items relate to a Ford Hall Forum lecture by Friederich Schoenemann and the controversy surrounding it. Digital copies provided by a patron.

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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.

Louis_B_Mayer_and_Joan_Crawford.jpg
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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The portion of the MassDOT website dealing with the Big Dig and its implications

1stMoon_IMG_5002.JPG
Marquee advertises a sci-fi film released in 1964 and shot in Dynavision, an early special-effects process

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…

Modern netocomatchbkmore.jpg
Modern Theatre owner Jacob Lourie built a theater empire as owner of New England Theatres Operating Company, or NETOCO, which at its height operated 35 theaters. The company was affiliated with the Paramount studio until antitrust action broke up…

C.H. Blackall.tif
Architect Clarence H. Blackall (1857-1942) was known for his hundreds of theaters, but he also designed one of Boston’s first skyscrapers, the nine-story Carter Winthrop Building at 7 Water St. Blackall also designed 17 theaters in and around Boston.…

Modern-Lourie Web.jpg
Jacob Lourie (1874-1940) owned the Modern Theatre when it opened in 1914. He was an innovator who was the first in Boston to introduce sound with movies.

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Visitors to Boston sent postcards home showing that they had seen the celebrated Washington Street theater and shopping district

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Visitors to Boston sent postcards home showing that they had seen the celebrated Washington Street theater and shopping district

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The Jazz Singer was a groundbreaking movie that incorporated spoken dialogue into film.
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