Speakeasy at 153 Causeway Street, raided and destroyed by Federal agents on February 11, 1932. It was the most elaborate joint ever built in Boston.
Destroying Boston’s most elaborate speakeasy, 1932
- Publicity still of Greta Garbo, 1931 — Share the History Love... Actress Greta Garbo in a publicity still for the American film Inspiration in 1931. Share the History Love... [...]
- Welles at “The War of the Worlds” press conference, 193... — Share the History Love... Orson Welles meeting with reporters in an effort to explain that no one connected with The War of the Worlds radio broadcast had any idea the show would cause panic. The press conference took place on October 31, 1938. Share the History Love... [...]
- Albert Einstein riding a bicycle, 1933 — Share the History Love... Albert Einstein riding a bicycle in front of Ben Meyer’s House in Santa Barbara, California on February 6, 1933. Meyer was a California Institute of Technology trustee. Share the History Love... [...]
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- Mary Pickford supporting women’s rights, 1938 — Share the History Love... Actress Mary Pickford, a strong supporter of women’s rights, buys the first sheet of equal rights seals in November 1938. She purchased the seals so that the crusade to “balance the Constitution” may be carried on with vigor and effectiveness. Share the History Love... [...]