Historical Commission Holiday Sale of Oral Histories


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Do you remember Corcoran’s, Harvard Bazaar and the Central Square Theater? Ever jump off Dizzy Bridge or play baseball in Thorndike Park? Do you want to honor a veteran in your life? The memories of Cambridge folks are captured in these wonderful stories of our neighborhoods, and the following books are on sale until Christmas for $15 from the Historical Commission:

Crossroads: Stories of Central Square 1912-2000
All in the Same Boat: Twentieth-Century Stories of East Cambridge
Common Cause, Uncommon Courage: World War II and the Home Front in Cambridge

Consider them for holiday gifts! Visit the Cambridge Historical Commission, 831 Mass. Ave., 2nd fl., or contact Sarah Boyer at 617-349- 6171 or sboyer@cambridgema.gov.

cross roads book cover

Common cause book cover

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Richard C. Rossi
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Deputy City Manager