Browse Items (112 total)

  • Collection: Ford Hall Forum Collection, 1910-2013 (MS113)

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Reverend Beyers Naudé, an Afrikaner and General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches, discusses the future of apartheid in South Africa.

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Recording of a press conference given by former President Calvin Coolidge; the exact date and place are unknown. Coolidge discusses at length his family, growing up in Vermont, and his early political career in Massachusetts including the Boston…

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Transcript of remarks made by Daniel Schorr, American journalist, upon receiving the Ford Hall Forum First Amendment Award on May 11, 1986.

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Flyer advertising a protest against David Duke's lecture at the Ford Hall forum on Thursday, March 28, 1991. Protest organized by the International Committee Against Racism (InCAR) and the Progressive Labor Party. Black and white image of KKK…

David Halberstam, the author of The Best and the Brightest and The Powers That Be, examines professional sports and their effect on American culture. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist ponders the similarities between sports and politics, the…

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From the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, best-selling biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin, discusses her book,"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys : an American saga." Goodwin goes behind the lace curtains of two families which gave rise to Camelot in…

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Three weeks before he was jailed for leading peaceful protesters in Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. King addressed the Ford Hall Forum in Boston on March 24 1963. His address, "The Future of Desegregation," coincided with the centennial of the Emancipation…

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Postcard for the Ford Hall Folks Annual Old-Fashioned Party and Frolic, held at Kingsley Hall, Ford Building, Tuesday, February 26, 1935, 6PM. Postcard notes catering by old friends and famous Swedish caterers Larsen & Ericksen, serving chicken pie…

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Booklet created for the 75th anniversary of the Ford Hall Forum featuring a history of the Forum.

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Pamphlet announcing the opening of the 29th season, 1936-1937, of the Ford Hall Forum. "Advance Announcement" written on front cover. Season line up includes Ernst Toller, S. Miles Bouton, John Spivak, Bertrand Russell, Norman Thomas, Herbert Agar,…

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Pamphlet announcing the opening of the 30th season, 1937-1938, of the Ford Hall Forum. "Advance Announcement" written on front cover. Season line up includes Stuart Chase, Klaus Mann, Emil Ludwig, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, Ernest Dimnet, Dr. Louis Berg,…

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Pamphlet announcing the opening of the 32nd season, 1939-1940, of the Ford Hall Forum. "Advance Announcement" printed on front cover. Season line up includes Vincent Sheean, Rabbi Joshua Loth Liebman, William Patrick Hitler, Stephen S. Wise, Ernest…

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Pamphlet announcing the opening of the 65th season, 1972-1973 of the Ford Hall Forum. Season line up includes Ramsay Clark, R. Buckminster Fuller, Dr. Margaret Mead, Dr. Isaac Asimov, Ayn Rand, John O. Boone, Dr. Jerome G. Miller, Dr. Max Lerner, Dr.…

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Cloth banner for the Ford Hall Forum. Banner is navy with a white border and white text. Top texts of banner reads "Ford Hall Forum." Below is an image of a torch with flames.

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Felt banner for the Ford Hall Forum. Banner is navy with a white border and white text. Top text of banner reads "Let There Be Light." Center of banner has an image of a torch in the middle of the year "1908." Bottom of the banner reads "Ford Hall…

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Ford Hall Forum 15th Anniversary poster, includes photographs of Alice H. Samson, George W. Coleman, Mary C. Crawford and several lectures.

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Program for November/December of the 14th Ford Hall Meetings season, 1920-1921, conducted by the Boston Baptist Social Union. Speakers include Mrs. Marietta L. Johnson, Bishop Francis J. McConnell, Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois, John Haynes Holmes, Charles…

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Ford Hall Forum advertising program from unknown date, explains purpose of forum, lists past speakers, and describes tiered membership program. Photographs of Jesse Jackson, Henry A. Kissinger, Corazon Aquino, Martin Luther King, Jr., Margaret Mead,…

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Ford Hall Forum advertising program from unknown date, explains purpose of forum, lists past speakers, and describes tiered membership program.
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