Cambridge Historical Commission


The Cambridge Historical Commission is the city’s historic preservation agency. In their research library you’ll find books on the history of Cambridge and surrounding towns, local community groups, historic preservation, biographies and memoirs of Cambridge people, and more. They have records of all 13,000+ Cambridge buildings, thousands of photographs, and occasionally offer guided tours for…

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Cambridge Forum

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Cambridge Forum’s purpose is to inform, explore, entertain and challenge preconceptions on a wide range of current and timeless subjects. Forums are recorded live with audience participation, and freely distributed through NPR, WGBH, Forum Network, and CF podcasts. The outcome is a community better informed to understand and appreciate what affects life and the planet.…

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Cambridge Community Television

Cambridge Community Television nurtures a strong, equitable and diverse community by providing tools and training to foster free speech, civic engagement, and creative expression while connecting people to collaboratively produce media that is responsive, relevant, and effective in a fast-changing technological environment. CCTV has archival film and video footage of Cambridge dating back to the…

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The Cambridge Commission on the Status of Women

The Cambridge Commission on the Status of Women is a City department whose purpose is to ensure equity for women and girls in all economic, social, political, and educational opportunities throughout the city. They maintain a database of notable Cambridge women throughout history as well as online, self-guided history tours. Contact executive director Kimberly Sansoucy…

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Black History in Action for Cambridgeport

Black History in Action for Cambridgeport is a non-profit focused on promoting culture, historical understanding, and education for all, and preserving the community service legacy of St. Augustine’s African Orthodox Church, a historically Black Church and neighborhood center for reparative and restorative justice, refuge, healing, and the reclamation and honoring of the community’s stories and…

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