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Muddy Pond Raft 1
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Muddy Pond Raft 1

Local newspapers picked up word of the Johnson children’s deaths, informing the community about the tragedy.

Muddy Pond Raft 2
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Muddy Pond Raft 2

Coverage from the Globe broadcasted to the city and to Harvard that two children died on their land.

Muddy Pond Raft 3
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Muddy Pond Raft 3

Coverage from The Crimson announced to campus that two children had drowned on University land.

Muddy Pond Debris
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Muddy Pond Debris

Muddy Pond Demonstration 1
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Muddy Pond Demonstration 1

A handbill distributed by the Students for a Democratic Society which advertised a march on campus demanding Harvard fill in Muddy Pond. SDS members were convinced that the courts would not otherwise find the University liable to fill it in.

Muddy Pond University Action
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Muddy Pond University Action

Muddy Pond Bulldozer
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Muddy Pond Bulldozer

Muddy Pond Washington Street
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Muddy Pond Washington Street

The Arnold Arboretum established a new entrance to the grounds on Washington Street in order to connect it to the neighboring Roslindale.

Muddy Pond Blackwell Footpath
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Muddy Pond Blackwell Footpath

The Blackwell Footpath, constructed in 1996, now cuts through what was once called the South Street tract.

Muddy Pond Map
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Muddy Pond Map

A map of the Arboretum located on the Blackwell Footpath references the now filled-in Muddy Pond.

Muddy Pond Archdale Housing
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Muddy Pond Archdale Housing

Muddy Pond Protest
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Muddy Pond Protest

Students for a Democratic Society members tail and shout at Sargeant Kennedy ’28, the Harvard Corporation secretary, through Harvard Yard. Ira D. Helfand ’71 is pictured holding a bullhorn.

Allston Sign
City Politics

Harvard Enterprise Research Campus Developer Pledges Transportation Improvements

As the Boston Planning and Development Agency proceeds with its review of Harvard’s proposed Enterprise Research Campus, developers, University representatives, and Allston residents met virtually Tuesday to discuss plans to improve local transportation.

Allston and Charles River
City Politics

Allston Residents, Environmentalists Convene to Discuss Impacts of Harvard Development

Environmental advocates from the Charles River Watershed Association held a forum Monday focusing on the impact of Harvard’s Enterprise Research Campus on the Charles River and the region’s environment more broadly.

Students at SEC
Harvard in the City

Allston Residents Conflicted Over Appearance, Impact of Harvard’s New SEAS Campus

Local residents offered mixed opinions of Harvard’s Science and Engineering Complex in Allston following its official opening to students on September 2.

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