Reilly, Paul H. (?-1944) Paul Reilly was a cartoonist and artist. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he received his early art education. He began his career in art in 1913, submitting sketches to the old Life magazine and other publications. During his later life he focused primarily on portraits and landscapes. Under the… Continue Reading Reilly, Paul
The History & Genealogy Unit of the Connecticut State Library is extremely happy to announce that our library was chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Donna Holt Siemiatkoski Award Fund! Presented by the Connecticut Professional Genealogists Council, the fund allowed for the purchase of $1,000 dollars worth of books and reference materials for use… Continue Reading The History & Genealogy Unit of the Connecticut State Library is the recipient of the 2015 Donna Holt Siemiatkoski Award Fund
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Flynn, Lawrence (1900-1971?) Lawrence Flynn was born in 1900 in New Haven, Connecticut. He attended the city’s public schools and studied art at the Art Students’ League in New York and anatomy under Bridgeman. He worked in art studios in New York and New Haven. From 1936 to 1939 he completed several color plates for… Continue Reading Flynn, Lawrence
Military Historian, Mark Albertson will lead a discussion on the history of the Battleship USS Connecticut, on September 15, 2016, from 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m., at the Connecticut State Library. The USS Connecticut was commissioned on September 29,1906 and was considered the most advanced ship in the U.S. Navy.
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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 (G2-4) ; CHECKERBOARD LIBRARY (G3-5) ;… Continue Reading Children’s & YA Book Publishers
Fri, 11/16/2012 – 13:21 Fri, 11/16/2012 (All day) The Connecticut State Library has a number of sources for researching the history of treating people with mental illnesses. Here are just a few to start: The Mentally Ill in Connecticut : changing patterns of care and the evolution of psychiatric nursing, 1636-1972. by Esta Carini, et… Continue Reading Mentally Ill in Connecticut – History of Treatment