On Saturday, Oct. 22, the presented Pauline Maier, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of American History at M.I.T. with the 2011 Ruth Ratner Miller Memorial Award for Excellence in American History.
Maier is the author of such title as "From Resistance to Revolution: Colonial Radicals and The Development of American Opposition to Britain, 1765-1776," "The Old Revolutionaries: Political Lives in the Age of Samuel Adams," "American Scripture," and "In Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788."
Photographer Frank Breen took these photos at Saturday's presentation at the library.