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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New Work Keeps Old News Alive: Library Hunting Down, Preserving Newspapers of Past

Reprinted with permission of The Hartford Courant Copyright (c) 1998, The Hartford Courant Company Date: Sunday, March 15, 1998Source: Steve Grant; Courant Staff WriterTaking up much of the seventh-floor attic in the Connecticut State Library are thousands of yellowed newspapers that were published in Connecticut between 1850 and 1975, papers such as the Cheshire Herald, the Br...
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1938 Thanksgiving Proclamation

Fri, 11/22/2013 - 14:20 Author(s):  Christine Pittlsey Collection Services In 1936 Governor Wilbur L. Cross penned what is widely regarded as one of the most lyrical Thanksgiving Proclamations ever written. A former English Professor and Dean of Graduate Studies at Yale, Cross was elected as Connecticut's 71st Governor in 1931. He ser...
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