Boston’s Movie Palaces in Early 1900s

It is 1904 in Boston. Four year old Miriam is entranced with her Saturday excursions with Pop to the theater, movies (stills), vaudeville, dance, and sometimes on Sundays to the Yiddish theater. Her favorite is seeing the long-legged beautiful ladies dancing in...
The Old West End of Boston

The Old West End of Boston

The story opens up with Miriam Levine Bing returning to her childhood home in the old West End of Boston. This is 1921 and she is twenty-one, having left her abusive husband, holding her two-year old son. An unusual occurrence in those days for a woman to leave her...