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Items tagged "memes": 252

Letter from student to Boston Medical Center

This item was mailed to the Boston Medical Center in the aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The Boston Medical Center allowed Our Marathon to digitize materials to add to the archive. Some content has been redacted (for example, identifying details of authors like residential addresses).

#BostonStrong image

Blue and yellow image of the hashtag "#BostonStrong"

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,"…

"Boston Strong" digital art

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 described in greater detail on her own web…

Digital art: Boston Strong written under American flag heart

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 described in greater detail on her own web…

Boston Strong "Wrong City To Mess With" meme

Blue and white image of the Boston skyline above the title "Boston Strong" with O's changed for the IAABO logo and an American flag ribbon. The subtitle for the image reads "Wrong city to mess with"

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…

Photograph of crowd with Boston Red Sox Boston Strong signs

A young Red Sox fan holds a handmade sign that says "Boston Strong" next to others holding Boston Strong signs.

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…

"How we respond to evil" note

Handwritten note that says "If you want to know who we are, what America is, how we respond to evil, that's it: selflessly, compassionately, UNAFRAID. Boston 4/15/13"

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…

Digital art: Photograph of Copley Square with Boston Strong ribbon overlay

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 described in greater detail on her own web…

"Boston Strong" body art

Runner with "Boston Strong" written on arms.

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…

"Stay Strong Boston" poster

Handwritten poster reading "Stay Strong Boston"

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…