James Michael Curley Scrapbooks Volume 28

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Curley, James Michael
James Michael Curley (1874-1958); Governors - Massachusetts - Biography; Mayors - Massachusetts - Boston - Biography; Massachusetts - Politics and government - 1913-1937; Irish Americans - Massachusetts - Politics and government; Newspapers - Massachusetts - Boston - 1914-1937; History; Political History; Social History; United States History
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The James Michael Curley Scrapbook Collection consists of digitized microfilmed copies of notebooks kept by Curley from 1914-1937. These notebooks contain news clippings that were drawn primarily from Boston newspapers. Curley was born in Roxbury, MA in 1874. He served four terms as Mayor of Boston: 1914–1918, 1922–1926, 1930–1934 and 1946–1950. He also served as Governor of Massachusetts from 1935-1937. In addition to Curley’s political career, the scrapbooks also include clippings about his first wife Mrs. Mary Herlihy Curley (1884-1930) and their daughter Mary D. Curley (1909-1950). A selection of the notebooks were microfilmed in 1962. The microfilm can be found in the holdings of Dinand Library, Holy Cross’s main library.This volume includes news clippings from 1930. It focuses on the funeral of Curley's first wife Mary Herlihy Curley