The Curley Collection
Collections of the Print Department

3rd Floor, McKim Building, Central Library

Photographs of and related to Boston's Mayor James Michael Curley. The collection spans Curley's life from his school years to his death and funeral, included are shots of Curley campaigning, speechifying, playing golf and at home with his family. In addition to photographs, the collection holds a selection of Curley correspondence and memorabilia.

Curley and Archbishop Cushing

James M. Curley Greets Archbishop Cushing During Culrey's Last Successful Campaign for Mayor. Photograph - 1945.

Curley on horse in parade

Mayor James M. Curley and Son James Jr., Riding in Evacuation Day Parade on Beacon Street. Photograph - March 17, 1917.