Jim Beauchesne is the Visitor Services Supervisor at Lawrence Heritage State Park. He is also a member of the Bread & Roses Heritage Committee, and the board of the Lawrence History Center. A 1978 Merrimack College graduate, he holds an M.A. in Public History from Northeastern University. Born and raised in Lawrence, he currently resides in Arlington.
Take a look at the history behind the Bread and Roses Strike of 1912, and the virtual future of this year’s Bread & Roses Heritage Festival.Read Story →
It’s often said that history is written by the victors. But not always. Lawrence’s 1912 Bread and Roses Strike is a prime example.Read Story →
What do Judy Collins, Pete Seeger, Tom Rush and Arlo Guthrie have in common? Apart from being iconic American musicians, they have all performed at…Read Story →