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.


Ralph Waldo Emerson Plaque

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

Prince Hall Monument

Harvard Square
Prince Hall was the founder of the first black lodge within the Masonic Order. He...

New England Glass Company

East Cambridge
Site of largest early factory in Cambridge pioneer industrial producer of glass. (1818-1888)...


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