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Kathleen Barker
  • Female
  • Cambridge, MA
  • United States
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Kathleen Barker's Colleagues

  • Ellen Anstey
  • Elaine M. Grublin
  • Kate Viens
  • Aliza Saivetz
  • Betsy Lambert
  • Jane Becker
  • Faith Ferguson
  • Cecelia Kelly
  • Maria DiGioia
  • Elisabeth Nevins
  • Tim Castner
  • Jayne Gordon
  • Julie Arrison
  • Maggi Smith-Dalton
  • Heather Cole

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May 14, 2014
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Dr. Zabdiel Boylston Adams: Surgeon & Soldier for the Union at Massachusetts Historical Society

April 23, 2014 from 6pm to 7:30pm
For Zabdiel Boylston Adams, an 1853 graduate of Harvard Medical School, the Civil War was a watershed and a defining period. On the afternoon of July 2, 1863, the doctor set up a makeshift hospital close to the field of battle. Having noticed how many soldiers were dying during transport from combat to distant medical care, Adams pioneered on-site medical treatments. He labored so long in surgeries at Gettysburg that he was nearly blinded with exhaustion. At the Battle of the Wilderness Adams…See More
Apr 16, 2014
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Oct 25, 2012
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Insuring the City: The Prudential Center and the Postwar Urban Landscape at Massachusetts Historical Society

October 17, 2012 from 6pm to 7:30pm
One of the most significant urban developments of the 1950s and 60s, the Prudential Center anchors the Boston skyline with its tall gray tower. It is also a beacon of a mid-century moment when insurance companies like Prudential deployed buildings in cities to symbolize and advertise their intangible product: financial security. The Prudential’s story also exemplifies the transition from the nineteenth century metropolis to the post-industrial city organized around highways and easy parking. In…See More
Oct 11, 2012

Profile Information

What is your interest in the Mass. Studies Network?
I'm looking forward to connecting with other people interested in various aspects of Massachusetts history.
Your Organization:
Massachusetts Historical Society
Your Title:
Education Coordinator
Major areas of interest
Archives, Community Life, Cultural Heritage, Education (college/university), Education (K-12), History, Local Studies, Religion

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At 9:44 on January 20, 2009, Heather Cole said…
Great to meet you last week, Kathleen!


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