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Flyer for Ford Hall Youth Forum lecture with Montana Congressman Jerry J. O'Connell, held at Ashburton Place at Bowdoin Street, on Sunday, April 24th, likely in 1938. Noted that it is the annual senior-junior night, and all Ford Hall members are…

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Flyer for Ford Hall Youth Forum lecture with Dr. M.A. Nelson, held at Ashburton Place at Bowdoin Street, on Wednesday, November 17th, unknown year. Transcription: "Concerning ourselves with more colorful problems, we have been allowing a dangerous…

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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…

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Political cartoon clipping from unidentified newspaper featuring two African Americans, one sitting and one standing on the steps of a building labeled "MA College." The building is flying a confederate flag. The person sitting is reading a newspaper…

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Letter from former First Lady Lady Bird Johnson to Ford Hall Forum, declining an invitation to speak at the forum. She notes: "Now, as I approach my seventieth birthday, I am trying to slow down my life so as to have time for quiet visits with family…

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Poster advertising speakers for the 66th year of the Ford Hall Forum, 1973. Speakers include Tom Wicker, Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward, Sir Bernard Lovell, Ayn Rand, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Gore Vidal, Dr. Thomas A. Harris, Judith Christ, Commissioner…

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Newspaper clipping of article from Equal Times about Phyllis Schlafly, prominent conservative and anti-ERA activist, being invited to speak at the Ford Hall Forum. Article calls for a letter writing campaign to Ford Hall in order to oppose her…

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

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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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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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Program for November/December of the 16th Ford Hall Forum season, 1922-1923, under the auspices of the Boston Baptist Social Union. Speakers include Margaret Slattery, Roger N. Baldwin, Chief Skiuhushu, James Harvey Robinson, and Henry C. Vedder.…

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Program for the mid-winter line up of the 17th Ford Hall Forum season, 1923-1924, under the auspices of the Boston Baptist Social Union. Speakers include Charlotte Perkins Gilman, John Hayes Holmes, Von Schulze-Gavernitz, Louis Wolsey, and Margaret…

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Program for the December/January line up of the 19th Ford Hall Forum season, 1925-1926, under the auspices of the Boston Baptist Social Union. Speakers include Abraham Myerson, John Hayes Holmes, W. E. B. Du Bois, Edmund Vance Cookie. Inside of…

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Program for the March line up of the 20th Ford Hall Forum season, 1928, under the auspices of the Boston Baptist Social Union. Speakers include Princess Alexandra Kropotkin, Dr. Mordecai Wyatt Johnson, Anna Louise Strong, and Morris Hillquit. Inside…

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Program for the November line up of the 1933-1934 Ford Hall Forum season. Speakers include Scott Nearing, Sherwood Eddy, Dorothy Thompson, and Professor Friedrich Schoenemann. Inside of program include speaker portraits and biographies. Back cover…

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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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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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Program for the March line up of the 1936-1937 Ford Hall Forum season. Speakers include Harry A. Overstreet, Langston Hughes, Jerome Davis, Dr. Helgo W. Culemann, Count Raoul de Roussy de Sales, and Salvador de Madariaga. Inside of program include…

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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 advertisement for a Ford Hall Forum lecture on Wednesday, February 21, 1940. Transcription of event description: "The Ford Hall Youth Forum presents five young people, each a native of a country which has recently undergone a radical change…

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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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Program for the February 1928 Ford Hall line up. Speakers include Thurgood Marshall, McGeorge Bundy, Mark DeWolfe Howe, Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam, and Dr. Oscar Handlin. Originally, February 22nd speaker was Walter P. Reuther. His name has been crossed…

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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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Invitation to the second annual Ford Hall Forum First Amendment Award, held Sunday, May 9th, 1982 at Northeastern University. Award honoring Maya Angelou.
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