Emery T. Morris

Emery T. Morris was a prominent member of the Niagara Movement, an early civil rights organization. The movement represented blacks who advocated political and social freedom and immediate equality for all, in opposition to the accommodationist views of Booker T. Washington. Although Morris never went to college and worked for most of his life as a druggist, porter, and stationary steam engineer, he assembled one of the most extensive antislavery libraries in New England. Students often visit his house.


Igor Fokin Dedication

Harvard Square
In memory of beloved Puppeteer Igor Fokin (1960-1996) and in celebration of all street...

St. John’s Literary Institute

East Cambridge
Site of Catholic Fraternal Organization that aided Irish immigrants and figured prominently...

Ralph Waldo Emerson Plaque

Harvard Square
This plaque is displayed in Harvard Yard, and is of a quote taken from a journal of...


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