Head Of Library

Lisa Tuite

Tuite directs a staff of researchers who provide background and fact-checking to reporters and editors. The library manages the Globe text and photo archive as well. She joined the Globe in the library in 1979.

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From the Archives

From the Archives, New Kids on the Block

By and , Globe Staff

ew Kids on the Block make a return to Boston on June 24. Time to break out the T-shirts and pins and return to the hysteria shown in the faces of these fans on April 19 1990.

From the Archives

Beating the heat on Boston Common

By and , Globe Staff

On July 1, 1933, as temperatures in the city reached 91 degrees by 1 p.m., lunch goers on the Boston Common did their best to keep cool.

From the Archives

Worst tornado in New England history leaves path of destruction

By and , Globe Staff

The worst tornado in New England history ripped a 25-mile path of death and destruction through six Central Massachusetts communities on June 9, 1953.

FROM THE ARCHIVES

From the archives: Mothers and daughters at ‘Playland’

By and , Globe Staff

With Mother’s Day upon us, an image from June 4, 1956, of mothers and daughters occupying the swings at “Playland” on the Boston Common seemed perfect.