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Letter from a student at Canyon Hills Junior High School sent to the City of Boston after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. It is from a student at Canyon Hills Junior High School. Canyon Hills Junior High School is located in Chino Hills, California in San Bernardino County. The student thanks the Boston Police Department.

Cover letter for a collection of letters from Crystal Cathedral Sunday School students to Boston Police and Firefighters

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This is a cover letter for a collection of letters from 2nd-5th grade Sunday School students at Crystal Cathedral, in Garden Grove, CA. The teacher indicates that some cards contain "rubbings of leaves... to symbolize growth and a new beginning."

Card from Crystal Cathedral Sunday School to the City of Boston.

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The front of the card reads "Thank you card" and contains a rubbing of a leaf. The inside of the card reads "Thank you police and firemen. We love you."

Note to Watertown Police from child

This item was mailed to the Boston Medical Center in the aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

Interview with Watertown Police officers who exchanged fire with the Tsarnaevs (WCVB-TV Footage)

Footage fromWCVB-TV (Channel 5 Boston). Interviews with several police officers involved in the initial exchange of fire with the Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev on Thursday, April 18th, 2013. WCVB-TV, a partner of Our Marathon, has graciously agreed to share footage related to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings with the archive.For additional…

Boston Police patch

A patch for the Boston Police Department

"Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme Sharing," which she has…

T-shirts and flowers at Boston Marathon Copley Square memorial

Photograph of a bench at the Copley Square Boston Marathon memorial covered in flowers, a sign reading "Thank you B.P.D. (and all law enforcement)," and Boston-themed t-shirts.

Row of Boston Police department motorcycles at the 2013 Boston Marathon

Row of Boston Police Department motorcycles parked near the 2013 Boston Marathon course on April 15, 2013. The Boston Marathon course runs through the towns of Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, Brookline, and Boston. First responders from each of these towns are stationed on and around the course throughout the duration of…

I was inside Towne next to...

I was inside Towne next to the Pru with 3 friends having drinks. We didn't hear the blast, but saw people start looking out the window. Being only a few blocks from the finish line, we thought someone had collapsed before finishing the race. I went to the window, started to see smoke, checked Twitter and began seeing reports of an explosion. We…