Opened in Revere on Memorial Day in 1906 to great fanfare, Wonderland offered hundreds of thousands of visitors recreation by the sea, just a short distance from downtown Boston. Wilk traces the fascinating story of the park’s creation and wild, but brief, success.
The Lexington Six
Josephine Donovan reconstructs the fascinating and untold story of the Lexington Six, a group whose spirited resistance attracted national attention in the 1970s and inspired a nationwide movement in other minority communities. The book is a vital addition to LGBTQ, feminist, and radical American history.
A Sound History
At a time of institutionalized suppression, Lawrence Gellert worked to introduce white audiences to a tradition of black musical protest that had been denied and overlooked by prior white collectors. A Sound History is the story of an individual life, an excavation of African American musical resistance and dominant white historiography, and a cultural history of radical possibility and reversal in the defining middle decades of the U.S. twentieth century.