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.


Meigs’ Experimental Railway

East Cambridge
Joseph V. Meigs, inventor and entrepreneur, successfully tested here a steam powered...

Joseph A. Deguglielmo Plaza

Harvard Square
Dedicated to Joseph A. Deguglielmo in recognition of his thirty years in public service...

Isaac Greenwood House

Harvard Square
First Hollis professor of mathematics and natural history at Harvard College. Lived...


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