A History of the Arnold Arboretum

Oral Histories by Jamaica Plain High School Students

Jamaica Pond and Boston’s Water System

1975 Centre Street Exhibit and Fair

Bob Duerden’s Jamaica Plain

Callahan’s Men’s Shops 

The Jamaica Plain Friendly Society

Brandegee Estate

Hailer’s Drug Store

Stan Hatoff: A Jamaica Plain Institution

Quincy Adams Shaw: Jamaica Plain Art Collector

Thomas Morton of Quincy and Morton Street

Henry Keaveney: Jamaica Plain Newspaperman

Callahan’s Clothing Store Closes

Haffenreffer Brewery

Benjamin Goddard’s Diary

People Before Highways

Coming of Age on Rosemary Street

The Eliot School - a 20th Century Snapshot

Talitha Cumi Home, a Personal and Historical Perspective

Women of Jamaica Plain

Franklin Park Walking Tours

Forest Hills and the Bell Bequest to Roxbury Latin School

Margaret Fuller School

Johnson Bombers

Life and Music of Jimmy McHugh

History of Forest Hills

Sam Klass: A Happy Shoemaker on South Street

History of 18 Bartlett Square in Maps by Helen Kendall

Elizabeth Bethune Campbell

The Statues of D.C. French from the Old Boston Post Office at Franklin Park

Parkman Memorial

Walnut Avenue History; Memorable Persons and Places

The Old Lamplighter

History of the Boston Public Library

Jackson Square: The Origin of the Name

Simple Pleasures

Arborway Associates

C. B. Rogers & Company, Druggists, 1867–1978

A Biography of Bela Lyon Pratt

Robert Treat Paine

Paul Trudel Recalls 1945 Jamaica Plain

Franklin Park’s Hispanic Baseball League

Growing Up in a JP Three-Decker in the 1950s and 1960s

The Detestable Tea: The Greenough Family and the Boston Tea Party

Jamaica Plain High School Yearbook, 1954

George J. Knapp Dairy

The First Apartment House in Jamaica Plain

Hopkins Road: Edmund A. Weiss Interview

Emily Greene Balch Lecture (audio)

Patterson’s Market

90-year-old Cobbler Still Going Strong

257 Lamartine Street

Coffee Tree Inn on McBride Street

Jamaica Plain High School Yearbook, 1955

A Holocaust Survivor Returns to Jamaica Plain

Anthony Sammarco lecture on Forest Hills Cemetery (video)

Jimmy McHugh’s Musical Legacy

Gaspar Griswold Bacon

Colonial House Survives at 18 Pond Street

St. Thomas 1952 Yearbook

Ellen Swallow Richards: The First Oekologist

Bob’s Spa

The Tracy Family at the Loring Greenough House

Brandegee Estate and Boston Mounted Police Unit

Egleston Memories told by Dennis Gately

Founders and Incorporators of the Third Parish of Jamaica Plain [5MB PDF]

1944, 1951, and 1952 Jamaica Plain High School Yearbooks: visit the Yearbooks section of the Resources page.

New Photograph: Emerson Hospital