Whitney Battle-Baptiste Third Thursday Video Stream

Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Center Whitney Battle-Baptiste, discussed  W.E.B, Du Bois’s connection to Hartford, CT  February 18, 2016.William Edward Burghardt “W. E. B.” Du Bois was a leading African-American sociologist, writer, and activist. He was also a founding member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and editor of its magazine. D...
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Third Thursday: Dave Corrigan

Dave Corrigan, Curator of the Museum of Connecticut History presented an insight into the Goodwin Brothers Pottery in West Hartford 1870-1929.The southeastern part of West Hartford sits atop a huge clay deposit. From the 18th through the 20th centuries, enterprising residents turned clay into a wide variety of products—including utilitarian red ware pieces, art pottery and bric...
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Third Thursday: Judge Jon C. Blue

Third Thursdays at the Connecticut State Library: “The Case of the Piglet’s Paternity: Trials from the New Haven colony 1619-1663”, Book discussion with Judge Jon C. Blue Video of the presentation on September 17 2015   Judge Jon C. Blue Judge Jon C. Blue, became a Superior Court Judge in 1989 and presides over criminal trials in New Haven. He has written sever...
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Traveling Archivist Program

The Traveling Archivist Program (TAP) is a program of the Connecticut State Historical Records Advisory Board with Conservation ConneCTion and funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission [NHPRC].The purpose of the Traveling Archivist Program is to encourage best practices in the management, arrangement, preservation, and access of archival...
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Federal Assistance for Storm Damages

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 13:25Private Non Profit Museums, Libraries, Schools and Colleges in New London, Tolland and Windham Counties, including museums, libraries, schools and colleges may be eligible for federal assistance via the Small Business Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.State, local and tribal government museums, libraries, schools and colleges in t...
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Third Thursday: Dr. Ira Spar

New Haven’s Civil War Hospital: A history of Knight U.S. General Hospital, 1862-1865. Presentation held on April 16th, 2015.Dr. Ira Spar discussed his new book, New Haven’s Civil War Hospital: A history of Knight U.S. General Hospital, 1862-1865. The presentation was held in Memorial Hall at the Connecticut State Library, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT. Dr. Spar, told the sto...
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