2018 Events

The Anti-Saloon League newspaper, The American Issue, with headline, "U.S. Is Voted Dry," published January 25, 1919. Public Domain.
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Cheers to the 21st Amendment!

Join the Congregational Library & Archives for an evening of trivia, mingling, food, and drink (non-alcoholic Prohibition-era cocktails available) for our latest Late Night at the Library. Bring your friends and wittiest trivia team name for a night of fun and merriment.

Trivia begins at 6:30pm but all are welcome at any time.

As always, tickets are free but donations are always welcomed.


Thursday, February 15th
6:00 -...

Congregational Library & Archives Executive Director Dr. Margaret Bendroth
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Margaret Bendroth

RESCHEDULED:

Due to impending inclement weather, this talk has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 3rd.

During the 1940s and 1950s, an era usually associated with bobby sox and happy housewives, thousands of women in mainline Protestant churches were pursuing a radical social vision. The largest organization, Church Women United, forged an interracial campaign for civil rights, supported the UN, and protested nuclear weapons. Their leaders met with Eleanor Roosevelt and...

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Public commemorations have become a difficult business in recent years, often provoking sharp conflict about the meaning and implications of the past. With the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims' arrival in Plymouth fast approaching, the Congregational Library & Archives, Suffolk University, and the Ford Hall Forum are sponsoring an important conversation about remembering and
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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Explore the history of the Congregational tradition and learn how to keep old church records safe and organized, all in one day. Join us on November 15, 2018 for two workshops: an unbelievably fast and entertaining overview of Congregational history by executive director Peggy Bendroth, who is a historian of American religion, and a smart, practical seminar on managing and preserving

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Explore the history of the Congregational tradition and learn how to keep old church records safe and organized, all in one day. Join us on November 15, 2018 for two workshops: an unbelievably fast and entertaining overview of Congregational history by executive director Peggy Bendroth, who is a historian of American religion, and a smart, practical seminar on managing and preserving

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