30th Anniversary Celebration of LHC!

NEW PHOTOS!... Are you there?
June 12, 2008 the LHC celebrated the 30th Anniversary celebration of the Lawrence History Center. The reception, Dengler Awards and new exhibit, celebrating 30 Lawrence leaders from the past, present and the future, were held in the restored Essex Company Courtyard.
This fundraiser for the Lawrence History Center helped us celebrate the continued success of Eartha Dengler's dream. Watch this web site as we post names of major sponsors, significant aspects of our collection, changes in the courtyard and new signs for the complex ~ you will not be disappointed! Very shortly images of the celebration will be posted here. In the near future, a web friendly version of the exhibits will also be posted on the site. The three exhibits include: Transforming Leadership ~Ten 2008 Dengler Award Winners - biographies and photographs of these individuals nominated by previous Dengler History Award winners ; Transforming Leadership in the Past & the 21st Century Connection - ten historic themes, symbolized by ten historic men and women identifying their contributions to Lawrence's transformation and how those transforming themes continue to today; Transforming Essex Street - Essex Company Compound; interpretive panels of the Essex Company workers & their transformation of the land, the river & the canals.

The following images were taken by Kathryn Prybylski of Groundwork Lawrence.

clockwise from upper right: Manuela Su & Sheila Balboni; Pat Karl & Ralph Carrero; Bill Traynor & Sabrina Dorsainvil

clockwise from upper right: Barbara Brown, Pat Jaysane, Eartha Dengler, & Pam Yameen; Muralist Andrew Fournier & family; Eartha Dengler & Terri Kelley

For more about the Transforming Leadership Honorees:

See Eagle Tribune article at: http://www.eagletribune.com/archivesearch/local_story_163220351.html


Tue–Fri: 9am-4pm
Sat: By appt
Sun-Mon: Closed


6 Essex Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

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Founded in 1978 as the Immigrant City Archives, the mission of the Lawrence History Center is to collect, preserve, share, and animate the history and heritage of Lawrence and its people.