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Michael J. Leclerc

Michael J. Leclerc
Director of Special Projects

 From toothbrushes to jewelry to cosmetics, and parts of 19 syringes used for hygiene, the treasure trove plucked from a now-buried site near Haymarket is evidence of a thriving, racy economy that the city’s prim Victorian image never acknowledges.

 

From toothbrushes to jewelry to cosmetics, and parts of 19 syringes used for hygiene, the treasure trove plucked from a now-buried site near Haymarket is evidence of a thriving, racy economy that the city’s prim Victorian image never acknowledges. You can read the full story in the Boston Globe.


Posted by Michael Leclerc at 10/18/2010 03:00:16 PM | 


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