Coronation of the Blessed Mother ceremony during the 25th anniversary of the Emmanuel Vietnamese Community at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in East Boston, 2015. Photo courtesy of the Boston Archdiocese.
Ohel Jacob (shown here ca. 1898), was East Boston's oldest and largest synagogue, located on the corner of Paris and Gove Streets. Formerly an Episcopal church, Ohel Jacob was founded in 1893. The congregation built a new synagogue on the…
Italian American families gather in a home shrine in East Boston, 1951. Leslie Jones, courtesy of the Trustees of the Boston Public Library.
Homes and businesses along Marginal Street (ca. 1900-1910) across from the docks in East Boston, where many Irish laborers lived and worked in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Courtesy of the City of Boston Archives.