Gallery view

1969 May

Albertson, Jeff

Trees silhouetted against the sky on the Boston Common (Massachusetts State House in the background)

Cambridge (Mass.) - From a series of photographs depicting the members of the Velvet Underground posing in Cambridge, Mass., likely before one of their May 29-31 performances at the Boston Tea Party.

Jeff Albertson Photograph Collection

1930

Blackington, Alton H.

Old man on Boston Common

Boston (Mass.) - Close-up of indigent old man in soiled clothing.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1928 Oct.

Blackington, Alton H.

Herbert Hoover on Boston Common

Boston (Mass.) - Image of police escorting Hoover's car, Hoover standing and waving, along a crowd-lined path.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Waugh, F. A. (Frank Albert), 1869-1943

Boston Common (horse-drawn snowplow and pigeons)

Boston (Mass.) - Hand-colored image of horse-drawn snowplow on Boston Common in heavy snow.

Frank A. Waugh Papers

1968 Apr. 3

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Resistance on the Boston Common: unidentified middle-aged men at protest

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images labeled "April 3rd Resistance at Boston Common."

Peter Simon Collection

1968 Apr. 3

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Resistance on the Boston Common: crowd of antiwar demonstrators, with television coverage

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images labeled "April 3rd Resistance at Boston Common."

Peter Simon Collection

1968 Apr. 3

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Resistance on the Boston Common: crowd flashing peace signs for the television camera

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images labeled "April 3rd Resistance at Boston Common."

Peter Simon Collection

1968 Apr. 3

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Resistance on the Boston Common: crowd of antiwar demonstrators, with television coverage

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images labeled "April 3rd Resistance at Boston Common."

Peter Simon Collection

1967 Oct. 16

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Resistance rally: demonstrators marching by Boston Common, police officer in foreground

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled, "Resistance rally: draft card burning." Taken at a morning rally on Boston Common, the march to Arlington Street Church, and the draft card burning inside the church.

Peter Simon Collection