Book Group

Our discussions of New England history books are held on the first Tuesday of every month, 7:00 pm at the Day House. Click here for the full list of this year’s books. Please note that extra copies of our selected books are available to participants at the Morrill Memorial Library.

Up Next: October 1st
A City in Terror: Calvin Coolidge and the 1919 Boston Police Strike

Read and discuss Francis Russell’s new account of the 1919 Boston Police Strike. Overworked and underpaid, the Boston Police walked off the job one fateful day in September 1919.  Russell discusses the “red scare” that saw all striking workers labeled Bolsheviks, a city of 700,000 in disarray without any police protection, and how these events catapulted Governor Calvin Coolidge to the national political stage and into the White House.

Please rsvp via this form to let us know you are coming. We want to make sure we set out enough chairs and have enough snacks!

The Day House is located at 93 Day Street.

Books schedule for the coming year

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