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Boston firsts : 40 feats of innovation and invention that happened first in Boston and helped make America great

Author: Lynda Morgenroth
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©2006.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morgenroth, Lynda.
Boston firsts.
Boston : Beacon Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005031729
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynda Morgenroth
ISBN: 9780807071328 0807071323 0807071307 9780807071304 9780807071311 0807071315
OCLC Number: 182530771
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 262 pages)
Contents: Baker's Chocolate, 1765 --
Ready made suit, 1826 --
Banana shipment, 1871 --
Gillette Safety Razor, 1903 --
Filene's Automatic Bargain Basement, 1909 --
Molasses flood, 1919 --
Newspaper, 1690 --
Novel, 1789 --
Thomas Alva Edison and the legislative voting machine, 1868 --
Telephone, 1876 --
TV for the deaf, 1972, and the blind, 1990 --
Science and engineering --
Smallpox inoculation, 1712 --
Ether, 1846 --
Subway, 1897 --
Kidney transplant, 1954 --
Lighthouse, 1716 --
Tontine Crescent, 1794 --
USS Constitution, 1797 --
Boston Public Library, 1854, 1858, 1895 --
Isabella Stewart Gardner and Fenway Court, 1903 --
Madam Alice, 1672 --
Hotel, 1829 --
YMCA, 1851 --
World Series, 1903 --
First night, 1976 --
Ice, 1806 --
Boston cream pie, 1856 --
Boston terrier, 1860s1870s --
Fannie Farmer's Boston Cooking School cookbook, 1896 --
Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, 1988 --
Christmas ban, 1659 --
Massachusetts State Constitution, 1780 --
Gerrymander, 1812 --
School integration : Roberts v. the City of Boston, 1849 --
Massachusetts 54th Regiment, 1863 --
Same-sex marriage, 2003 --
Boston Common, 1634 --
The Public Garden, 1856 --
Metasequoia glyptostroboides, dawn redwood, 1948 --
Boston harbor cleanup : the longest, largest effluent outfall tunnel in the world, 1990-2000.
Responsibility: Lynda Morgenroth.

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