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Curley to Collins: Reuniting a Divided City

Presented by Boston By Foot at Boylston Street MBTA Station, Boston MA

Aug 01 2019
Curley to Collins: Reuniting a Divided City

In the early twentieth century Boston politics was at a crossroads.

In the early twentieth century Boston politics was at a crossroads: Traditional Yankee power was being eroded by upstart Irishmen, who had slowly developed a powerful base in their neighborhoods; ward bosses offered jobs, emergency loans and advice to their constituents, who rewarded them with their votes. By 1910 the Irish were in political control of the city, even as the Yankees retained their economic power. “The rascal king,” James Michael Curley, controlled Boston during most of the

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