Mary Crutchfield Wright Thompson

Mary Crutchfield Wright Thompson

Mary Crutchfield Thompson was one of the first Black women to graduate from Tufts University Dental School, and the first to practice dentistry in the Boston area.  “The only child of William and Lydia Hatch Crutchfield, she was born in North Carolina and grew up in...
Dr. Noel W. Solomons

Dr. Noel W. Solomons

Noel W. Solomons Noel W. Solomons was Assistant and Associate Professor from 1977 to 1984 in the former Department of Nutrition and Food Science of MIT. He is the son of Gus Solomons, Sr. ’28 and brother of Gus Solomons, Jr. ’61. “Born and raised in Cambridge,...
Elizabeth B. Rawlins

Elizabeth B. Rawlins

Elizabeth B. Rawlins “Elizabeth B. Rawlins, dean and professor emeritus at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts, was recognized for her effective and tireless dedication to numerous educational and community organizations in Boston, across private and public...
Roy Allen

Roy Allen

Roy Allen In his 30 years at CBS-TV in New York, Mr. Allen worked with Dick Van Dyke, Dom DeLuise, Carol Burnett and other stars on variety shows, soap operas and Presidential campaigns. Among the programs he produced and directed were “The Garry Moore...
Joyce London Alexander

Joyce London Alexander

Joyce London Alexander A US district court magistrate judge. She was the first African American to be appointed Chief Magistrate judge in the United States. In 1949, Alexander was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her parents were Edna and Oscar London. She attended...