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June 2021

Online Close Encounters -The Hinton Family – Ice Cream Entrepreneurs, Formerly Enslaved

June 24 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities

On June 24th at 7pm, join us for the story of The Hinton Family. We’ll share the story of Allen and Mary Hinton, formerly enslaved, who came to Andover for a better life. They started their own ice cream business which was passed down to their children. Daughter Alice was a businesswoman in her own right, giving the keynote address at the Sixteenth Annual National Negro Business League Convention in 1915. We’ll share photos, letters, Alice’s speech, and other collection items…

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September 2021

Online Close Encounters – Addison B. LeBoutillier – Architect, Artist and Designer

September 23 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities

On September 23rd at 7pm, we’ll share the story of Addison B. LeBoutillier (1872-1951), an architect, renowned artist, jewelry designer and chief designer at Grueby Faience Company in Boston. LeBoutillier's work lives on in museums throughout the world. We’ll share his life through some of the more than 500 items belonging to LeBoutillier that are part of the Andover Center for History & Culture collection. Time for questions and discussion will follow the presentation of the LeBoutillier story. There is…

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At The Waves’ Edges: A Cross-Generational Dialogue on Black Feminism: Part 1 and Part 2

June 26 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT

This two-part program will be live streamed on June 12 and June 26, at 3pm through our Youtube Channel! Featuring Demita Frazier, Co-Founder of the Combahee River Collective “The fecundity and power of oceanic and fresh water meeting in the brackish wetlands of sweet grasses, that is us as Black women coming together.” -Demita Frazier (2021) At the confluence of the Combahee, history was made. Yet long since forming the name-sake radical socialist Black Feminist Combahee River Collective in Boston…

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