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Linney  F.  Inspection: Cocoanut Grove, Piedmont Street. Boston: Boston Fire Department, November 30, 1942.  Courtesy of Boston Public LibraryFULL TEXT

Reilly WA. Report concerning the Cocoanut Grove fire November 28, 1942. Boston: City of Boston Printing Dept, 1943. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives and Boston Fire Historical Society.  FULL TEXT

City Council minutes.  Boston: November 30, 1942 - December 21, 1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.). City of Boston Committee on Public Safety.  Cocoanut Grove casualties from fire, November 28, 1942: Master list. December 10, 1942: Boston:  City of Boston Committee on Public Safety, 1-26. FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.). Boston Fire Department. Fire report – District 7. Boston: Boston Fire Department, November 29, 1942. Courtesy of Boston Fire Historical Society Boston Public Library FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.). Boston Fire Department. Fire report, Rescue Co. 1. Boston: Boston Fire Department, November 30, 1942.  Courtesy of Boston Fire Museum.  FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.) Boston City Council. Request for committee to investigate Cocoanut Grove Fire. Boston: Boston Fire Department, November 30, 1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives.  FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.) Boston City Council. Request that Boston Licensing Board immediately suspend all night club licenses.  November 30, 1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives.  FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.) Boston City Council. Request for Building Commissioner to investigate night clubs, theatres, and places of amusement. November 30, 1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives.  FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.) Boston City Council. Request that Building Commissioner and Fire Commissioner survey public meeting places.  November 30, 1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives.  FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.) Boston City Council. Request for State Fire Marshall, police, Building Commissioner, Fire Commissioner, Public Safety and Licensing Division directors to inspect all gathering places.  November 30, 1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives.  FULL TEXT

Hamlen JR.  A summary of the Boston Metropolitan Chapter of the American Red Cross in the Cocoanut Grove fire on Saturday night. November 28, 1942. American National Red Cross, 1942. Courtesy of Red CrossFULL TEXT

Allen FG (Mrs.). Nurse’s Aide Report Cocoanut Grove Disaster.Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern MassachusettsFULL TEXT

Anderson CW. Preliminary Report, Committee on Registration and Information Cocoanut Grove Fire. December 15, 1942. Unpublished report. Boston: American National Red Cross, 1942. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Anderson CW. Continued Report, Committee on Registration and Information Cocoanut Grove Fire. December 26, 1942. Unpublished report. Boston: American National Red Cross, 1942. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern MassachusettsFULL TEXT

Baker KL. Report of Medford Red Cross Canteen Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 28, 29, 1942. Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Bernardin A. Report on Cocoanut Grove Fire from the Lawrence Chapter –American Red Cross. Unpublished reportDecember 10, 1942. Boston: American National Red Cross, 1942. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern MassachusettsFULL TEXT

Bigelow RD. Log of Canteen Corps Cocoanut Grove Fire November 28, 1942. Unpublished report. Boston: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Cushing E. Report on Cocoanut Grove Fire. November 30, 1942. Unpublished report. Boston: American National Red Cross, 1942. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Densmore FM. Motor Corps Report of Cocoanut Grove Disaster – Saturday, November 28, 1942.Unpublished report. Boston: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern MassachusettsFULL TEXT

Densmore FM. Names and addresses of Motor Corps Alerted During the Fire at Cocoanut Grove Saturday, November 28, 1942. December 10, 1942. Unpublished report. Boston: American National Red Cross, 1942. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern MassachusettsFULL TEXT

Dyer WD. Report on Cocoanut Grove Disaster.December 1, 1942. Unpublished report. Boston: American National Red Cross, 1942. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Giblin WHG. Report of the Use of Red Cross Dried Blood Plasma in the Cocoanut Grove Disaster. Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULLTEXT

Hamilton FB. American Red Cross Medford Chapter. Unpublished report. December 3, 1942.[Boston]: American National Red Cross, 1942. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern MassachusettsFULL TEXT

Hamlen JR. American National Red Cross Blood Plasma Episode.(address, Members of the Board of Directors, December 29, 1942). Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern MassachusettsFULL TEXT

Kendall RL. Report of Disaster Committee of Medford Chapter of Red Cross. Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern MassachusettsFULL TEXT

Kinchla CE. Report of Operations Cocoanut Grove Fire (4211-E). Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern MassachusettsFULL TEXT

Logan RW (Mrs.). American Red Cross Medford Chapter. Unpublished report. December 5, 1942. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, 1942. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULLTEXT

Reed SH. Report of Wakefield Chapter, American Red Cross Participation of Disaster Committee in Cocoanut Grove Fire Saturday, November 28, 1942. December 5, 1942. Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, 1942. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Robeson HA. Summary of Volunteer Special Services Participation in Cocoanut Grove Fire, Boston, Massachusetts, November 28, 1942.Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Smith WH. Report of the Participation of the Melrose Chapter at the Cocoanut Grove Disaster, Boston, November 28-28, 1942.Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Snow AW. Staff Assistance Report – Cocoanut Grove Fire. November 29, 1942. Unpublished report. Boston: American National Red Cross, 1942. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULLTEXT

Soloman M. Cocoanut Grove Fire November 28, 1942.Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Stedfast S (Mrs.). Report of the Work of the Newton Motor Corps at the Cocoanut Grove Fire Nov. 28 & 29, 1942. Unpublished report. December 7, 1942. Boston: American National Red Cross, 1942. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Stephenson FB. Cocoanut Grove Disaster November 29, 1942.Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Unknown. [American Red Cross Somerville Chapter Report.] Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Unknown. Log of Operations in the Cocoanut Grove Fire (4211-E). Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Wilson DM. Motor Corps Mobile Canteen Cocoanut Grove Disaster November 28, 1942. Unpublished report. [Boston]: American National Red Cross, n.d. Courtesy of American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts. FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.) Massachusetts General Hospital. Report of activities of social service department staff in Cocoanut Grove disaster, November 28 - December 13, 1942. December 1942. Courtesy of Massachusetts General Hospital.  FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.). Fire Department.  Investigation in the matter of Cocoanut Grove fire. Piedmont Street, Boston, Massachusetts, Boston: Boston Fire Department, December 1942. Courtesy of Boston Public Library.  FULL TEXT (Vol. 1) FULL TEXT (Vol. 2-A) FULL TEXT (Vol. 2-B) FULL TEXT (Vol. 3-A) FULL TEXT (Vol. 3-B) FULL TEXT (Vol. 4-A) FULL TEXT (Vol 4-B) FULL TEXT (Vol. 5) FULL TEXT (Vol. 6) FULL TEXT (Vol. 7) FULL TEXT (Vol. 8) FULL TEXT (Vol. 9) FULL TEXT (Vol. 10) FULL TEXT (Vol. 11) FULL TEXT (Vol. 12)

Boston (Mass.). Fire Department.  Arson squad report. Boston: Boston Fire Department, December 4, 1942. Courtesy of Boston Fire MuseumFULL TEXT

McDonough J.  Memo regarding witnesses.  Boston: Boston Fire Department, December 4, 1942.  FULL TEXT 

McDonough J.  Detail Cocoanut Grove.  Boston: Boston Fire Department, December 4, 1942. FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.) Boston City Council. Request for Building Commissioner, Fire Commissioner, Police Commissioner to investigate public dance halls. December 7, 1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives.  FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.) Boston City Council. Request for Police Commissioner to contact relatives of victims to confirm receipt of personal effects.  December 7, 1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives.  FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.) Boston City Council. Request that Fire Commissioner post firemen in gathering places.  December 7, 1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives.  FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.) Boston City Council. Request that mayor offer reward for information.  December 14, 1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives.  FULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.) Boston City Council. Request for formulation of fire inspection plan.  December 21, 1942. Courtesy of City of Boston ArchivesFULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.) Police Department. Statements in RE: Cocoanut Grove fire.  Boston: Boston Police Department; 1943.  Courtesy of Boston Police Department. 3 volumes.  FULL TEXT   FULL TEXT   FULL TEXT

Tobin MJ. Annual address of Hon. Maurice J. Tobin, Mayor of Boston, to the City Council delivered in City Council Chamber City Call, Monday, January 4, 1943. Boston: City of Boston Printing Department, 1943. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives.  FULL TEXT

Timilty J. Thirty-seventh annual report of the Police Commissioner for the city of Boston: Year ending November 30, 1942. Boston: 1943.  Courtesy of Boston Public LibraryFULL TEXT

American National Red Cross. Cocoanut Grove fire, Boston, Massachusetts, November 28, 1942; official report of relief operations.  ARC Circular 1510. Washington, D.C.: June, 1943. Courtesy of Red Cross and Massachusetts General HospitalFULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.). City of Boston Committee on Public Safety.  Cocoanut Grove casualties from fire, November 28, 1942: Master list. October 16, 1943. Boston: 53-64. FULL TEXT

City Record:  Official chronicle of Boston municipal affairs. Boston: December 1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives FULL TEXT

Garrity S. Report of fire which occurred at Cocoanut Grove, 17-19 Piedmont Street, Boston.  Boston: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Safety. November 8, 1943. Courtesy of Boston Fire Historical Society.   FULL TEXT 

Boston (Mass.) Fire Commissioner. The Boston Cocoanut Grove disaster--a survey of treatment, prepared for the medical profession by the E.L. Patch Co. Boston, Mass. Boston: Fire Department, 1943. 

Moulton RS. The Cocoanut Grove night club fire. Boston, November 28, 1942. Boston: National Fire Protection Association, 1943. FULL TEXT

Reilly WA.  Report to State Fire Marshall.  Boston: Boston Fire Department, November 19, 1943. Courtesy of Boston Fire Museum. FULL TEXT

Reilly WA. Annual report of the Fire Department for the year 1942. Boston: Boston Fire Department, 1943: 6-9. Courtesy of City of Boston ArchivesFULL TEXT

Boston (Mass.). Massachusetts Department of Public Safety. Electrician’s report. June 6, 1944. FULL TEXT

Moulton RS. The Cocoanut Grove night club fire. Boston, Massachusetts, November 28, 1942. Boston: National Fire Protection Association, 1962. FULL TEXT

Vahey J. Report concerning Cocoanut Grove Fire, November 28, 1942. Boston: Boston Fire Department. Courtesy of Boston Fire Historical Society.  FULL TEXT

Vahey J. Cocoanut Grove Fire 1942.  Boston: Boston Fire Department, November 1970: 1-9.  FULL TEXT

Permits and InspectionsTop

Application for Permit to Build.  Boston: City of Boston Building Department, January 25, 1916. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives. FULL TEXT

Application to Make Projection.   Boston: City of Boston Building Department, October 1927. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives. FULL TEXT

Application for Permission to Amend Plans.  Boston: City of Boston Building Department, July-August 1928. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives. FULL TEXT

Minor alterations, take downs, roofing, etc., for immediate action. Boston: City of Boston Building Department, 1930. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives. FULL TEXT

Application for Permission to Amend Plans.  Boston: City of Boston Building Department, May 1934. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives. FULL TEXT

Application for Permit for Repairs, Alterations, etc.  Boston: City of Boston Building Department, May 1934. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives. FULL TEXT

Application for Permit for Repair, Alterations, etc.  Boston: City of Boston Building Department, November  1934. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives. FULL TEXT

Application for Permit Synopsis.  Boston: City of Boston Building Department, November 1934. Courtesy of City of Boston Archivesnbsp;FULL TEXT

Immediate Action: Minor alterations, take downs, roofing, etc.  Boston: City of Boston Building Department, November 1934. Courtesy of City of Boston ArchivesFULL TEXT

Reilly W. "17 Piedmont St., Boston." Memo to James M. Mooney. July 17, 1940. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives FULL TEXT FULL TEXT

Application for Permit Synopsis. Boston: City of Boston Building Department, 1941-1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives. FULL TEXT

Application for Permit for Repair, Alterations,etc. Boston: City of Boston Building Department, November 1941-1942. Courtesy of City of Boston Archives FULL TEXT

Linney F. Inspection: Cocoanut Grove, Piedmont Street. Boston: Boston Fire Department, November 30, 1942. Courtesy of Boston Public Library. FULL TEXT