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1920 Women's Voter Register (City of Boston)
The Women's Voter Register Dataset is created from Election Department registers used to register women voters in 1920 after the passage of the 19th Amendment. The dataset contains information about newly registered women voters including name, address, place of birth, occupation, place of work, naturalization information, and closest male relative. This dataset is in progress and is updated periodically as additional voter registers are transcribed.
Massachusetts, Boston Tax Records, 1822-1918 FamilySearch.org)
Register for free.Yearly inventory of adult males in Boston by address. Great annual "census"-like data, but erases the presence of women and children in Boston.
Northeast Slavery Records Index (NESRI); Suffolk County
The Northeast Slavery Records Index (NESRI) is an online searchable compilation of records that identify individual enslaved persons and enslavers in the states of New York, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Jersey.
Seal of the Dominion of New England (1686)
NESRI indexes census records, slave trade transactions, cemetery records, birth certifications, manumissions, ship inventories, newspaper accounts, private narratives, legal documents and many other sources. The goal is to deepen the understanding of slavery in the northeast United States by bringing together information that until now has been largely disconnected and difficult to access.