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Bite-Size Lynnformation: Episode 2

By Dakota Carnes   Lynn Museum Podcast · Bite-Size Lynnformation: Episode 2   The second episode of Bite-Size Lynnformation focuses on Marshmallow Fluff. The company responsible for the sweet treat, Durkee and Mower, is located in Lynn Massachusetts.   To access the transcript of the episode, click here.   Sound Effects provided by:

Lynn Shoemaker’s Strike

By Rianon Prushinski   February 22nd, 1860 ushered in the Lynn Shoemakers’ Strike, also known as the New England Shoemakers’ Strike. It began with 3,000 workers walking out of shoe factories in protest, but the cause grew until 20,000 workers from over 25 towns advocated against grueling

Edmund Carleton Brown Sr. and Pearl Anderson Brown honored at the Community Brotherhood Club on Friday for their years of service to the Lynn community. (Spenser R. Hasak, 2017)

Lynn Legacy, Edmund Carleton Brown Sr., Passes Away at 102

  Edmund Carleton Brown Sr., 102, of Fayetteville, North Carolina formally of Lynn, Massachusetts passed away of natural causes on April 3, 2021. Edmund was born on October 29, 1918 to Edmund W. Brown and Ruth C. Reesby in Lynn, Massachusetts.   As a child, he delivered newspapers

Lynn Museum/LynnArts Featured on “Museum Open House”

Host Jay Sugarman talks with Lynn Museum/LynnArts Director, Doneeca Thurston.   Museum Open House features and highlights many of the outstanding museums throughout the state. The main purpose of each program is to inform viewers about current and upcoming exhibits, various programs, resources, and other opportunities that

Update: Creative Imaginings Lynn

Since we first announced our NEFA-funded grant project with Creative Collective, Daveth Chet, OOMPA, and Ramon Santiago earlier this year (see below), we have continued to build our database of Lynn based artists, and begun holding one-on-one and small group conversations with artists identifying as BIPOC to learn