Allston Brighton History Videos




    1. History of Brighton Allston.  This video was written and narrated by former BAHS president Bill Marchione, funded by Harvard University and produced by John Perry.  It includes interviews with long time residents with wonderful stories of growing up in Brighton Allston
    2. 1964 Drive 1964 video of a drive from Memorial Drive through Boston with a side by side current video.  Starting at 12 minutes 20 seconds, the drive goes through Cleveland Circle and Brighton Center and back to Memorial Drive

    3. 1950s Watertown Trolley - Watertown streetcar traveling through Newton Corner and Brighton Allston up to the Subway entrance at Kenmore Square

    4. 1967 Trolley Photos - Video collection of trolley photos including Allston Brighton at 1:35, 2:00, 2:20, 9:38, 10:05 and 11:00

    5. 1940s Packards Corner - Trolleys at the intersection of Brighton Ave and Commonwealth Ave

    6. Braves Field - Video history of Braves field on Commonwealth Ave

    7. Holton Library - Former Brighton library

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    8. Charles River Part 1 - History of the Charles River with former BAHS president Bill Marchione

    9. Charles River Part 2

    10. Charles River Part 3

    11. 1903 Boston - 1903 video of a trolley ride through downtown Boston

    12. WGBH Boston The Way It Was Part 1- 1930s and 40s