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Mabray ‘Doc’ Kountze: The First Black Journalist Issued a Press Pass by the Boston Red Sox
To celebrate Black History month in February, MHS is pleased to offer a talk on “Mabray ‘Doc’ Kountze: The First Black Journalist Issued a Press Pass by the Boston Red Sox” on Thursday, February 21 at 7:00 p.m. Join us as Jay Hurd, MHS Board member and baseball researcher, speaks about this remarkable man, born in West Medford in 1910, and his little known contributions to sports journalism, the Black press, the integration of major league baseball, and his connection with the Medford community. Medford Historical Society, 10 Governors Avenue.
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Established in 1896, The Medford Historical Society aims to preserve historic landmarks and artifacts in Medford. It offers education programs for local students, and volunteer opportunities for local history enthusiasts. The society's headquarters has been located on Governors Avenue since its building was constructed in 1916.