Gallery view

1965 Jan.

Felix the cat, rolling in the dirt

New Bedford (Mass.) - Gloria Clark's cat, at the family home in New Bedford.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1992

Gloria Xifaras Clark and tenants at her home

New Bedford (Mass.) - Clark and two Chinese students at UMass Dartmouth who rented rooms.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1935 June

Blackington, Alton H.

Kay Sennott Half-length portrait holding bouquet at New Bedford Fire Chiefs' Convention

New Bedford (Mass.) - From a series of photos at New Bedford Fire Chiefs' Convention.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1837 Apr. 12

Shearman, Abraham, 1777-1847

Letter from Abraham Shearman to Thomas Howland

New Bedford (Mass.) - Clinical description of his depression. Further comments on the essay on slavery and water baptism (Elisha Bates); Quaker controversy.

Howland Family Papers

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

George Fred Tilton Portrait of 'one of the last whaling captains' smoking a pipe

New Bedford (Mass.) - From a series of images of Tilton: his autobiography is "Cap'n George Fred Himself." Hired to oversee the restoration of the last surviving American whaling ship, the "Charles W. Morgan" of New Bedford, a project funded by Col. Edward Green. The ship's last voyage was in 1921, and its restoration was completed by 1927 when it was put on display by Green.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1837 Apr. 2

Shearman, Abraham, 1777-1847

Letter from Abraham Shearman to Thomas Howland

New Bedford (Mass.) - Re: committee appointed by the Meeting for Sufferings on slavery and suggestions for improving the language in their charge.

Howland Family Papers

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

George Fred Tilton Portrait of 'one of the last whaling captains' using a sextant with the Charles W, Morgan

New Bedford (Mass.) - From a series of images of Tilton: his autobiography is "Cap'n George Fred Himself." Hired to oversee the restoration of the last surviving American whaling ship, the "Charles W. Morgan" of New Bedford, a project funded by Col. Edward Green. The ship's last voyage was in 1921, and its restoration was completed by 1927 when it was put on display by Green.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1864

Headley & Reed

Alfred Du Bois

New Bedford (Mass.) - W. E. B. Du Bois's father, Alfred, dressed in a private's army uniform. He served during the Civil War in Company D, 20th New York Infantry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1980

Gloria Xifaras Clark and son, dressed for halloween

New Bedford (Mass.) - Clark, wearing a mask, and son dressed as a magician.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers