South Boston Neighborhood House

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South Boston Neighborhood House was founded in 1901 as the South Boston Day Nursery through the efforts of a group of women that included Mrs. William Dewart, Olivia Buckminster James and Marian J. Homans. Gradually adding more and more educational and recreational programs, the nursery was renamed Olivia James House ("the Ollie") in 1935. A year later a gymnasium, kitchen, and print shop was added. During the 1940s, under the guidance of Mary Mooney Perry and Vincent Connors, the Friendly Circle for the Blind, road racing, wrestling, boxing, and gymnastic activities were established, as were youth programs, including a summer camp, musical reviews, dances, and pet shows. Homans House, which operated from 1945 until the early 1960s, served the eastern end of South Boston.
By 1965 the name was changed to South Boston Neighborhood House. From the 1970s to the 1990s, programs included child care, senior clubs, group counseling, adult education, and classes for high school equivalency degrees, life and job readiness skills, and career development.

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.(n.d.). South Boston Neighborhood House. Retrieved November 17, 2017 from Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740883

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. South Boston Neighborhood House. SL Sites: Archived Websites from Schlesinger Library Collections. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740883. (accessed November 17, 2017).

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. "South Boston Neighborhood House." n.d.. Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service. 17 November 2017 . <http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740883>.