WWI Centennial Commemoration Show & Tell

  (Hartford, CT)-Is your museum, historical society, community organization or municipality planning to commemorate the centennial of WWI? If the answer is yes, this workshop is for you! Come gather with members of Connecticut's World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and organizations throughout the state as we discuss and share plans for state-wide, regional and ...
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Children’s & Young Adult Fiction Set in Connecticut

Historical titles are in red.PICTURE BOOKSEmma and the Night Dogs by Susan Bivin Aller. A. Whitman, 1997. With the help of her aunt's special dogs, Emma finds a young boy who is lost in the woods near her house. [Involves the Connecticut Canine Search and Rescue, Inc.]Wilhelmina Goes Wandering by John-Manuel Andriote. Self published, 2014.Solomon Grundy by Susan Ramsay Hoguet. ...
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Connecticut Children’s & YA Authors & Illustrators

Currently living in Connecticut, and having at least one title listed in the Library of Congress Catalog:Abbott, Tony lives in: Trumbull -  Albee, Sarah lives in: Watertown -  Aller, Susan Bivin lives in: West Hartford -  Andronik, Catherine lives in: Bridgeport Anglund, Joan Walsh lives in: Antle, Nancy lives in: New Haven -  Aust, Patricia H. lives in: MarlboroughBaratz-Logs...
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Children’s & YA Book Publishers

Abbeville Press - Abbeville Press, founded in 1977, is an international publisher and distributor of art and illustrated books - approximately 70 titles per year in English and a dozen in French.Features for Teachers & Librarians: Children's Books.Abdo Publishing "Educational publisher of nonfiction children's books." Imprints: ABDO & DAUGHTERS (G4-8) ; BUDDY BOOKS (G2-...
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Witchcraft in Connecticut

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:38 With Halloween is fast approaching, it's a good time to look at one of the darker parts of Connecticut history. Everyone has heard of the Salem, Massachusetts witch trials, which occurred in 1692-1693. Lesser known, however, is Connecticut's history of witchcraft cases, which occurred earlier in the seventeenth century. Belief in witchcraft was pervasiv...
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June 14th is the 150th Anniversary of Connecticut Flag Day

Thu, 06/14/2012 - 10:40Author(s):  Allen Ramsey , Assistant State Archivist State ArchivesJune 14, 2012 marks the 150thAnniversary of the State of Connecticut's first observance of Connecticut Flag Day. June 14 was the day in 1777 that the Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the flag of the United States. The original 1862 Connecticut General Assembly resolu...
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