Digitization Day at Cora J. Belden Library

For Immediate Release: March 7, 2017   Contact:    Christine Pittsley (860) 757-6517 Christine.pittsley@ct.gov  Robert Kinney (860) 757-6668  Robert.kinney@ct.gov                           Digitization Day at Cora J. Belden Library    (Hartford, CT)- 2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of the United States entry into  World War One. In an effort to help preserve...
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Remembering World War I- Avon “Hears the Call”

(Hartford, CT ) 2017 year marks the 100th Anniversary of this country's entry into World War One. In an effort to help preserve this significant part of our history, the Avon Free Public Library will be working with the Remembering World War One project at the Connecticut State Library, to gather old photos, documents, mementos and other materials from the war to digitize an...
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Remembering World War I – New Britain “Hears the Call”

        (Hartford, CT) 2017 year marks the 100th Anniversary of this country’s entry into World War One. In an effort to help preserve this significant part of our history, the New Britain Industrial Museum will be working with the Remembering World War One project at the Connecticut State Library to gather old photos, documents, mementos and other mater...
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Members of the Vintage Dance Society will perform Popular Dances from the World War I Era, at the State Library’s Third Thursdays Program

Marc Casslar and Martha Griffin, members of the Vintage Dance Society of CT’s performance arm ‘Polite Society, will discuss and recreate some of the most popular dances from the World War I era on June 16, from 12:00 pm-12:30 pm, at the Connecticut State Library. The duo will be performing the Ragtime dances like the Tango, Waltz, Hesitation, Blues, Foxtrot and Castle Walk. The...
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Remembering World War One

Remembering World War One: A Community Centered Approach to CommemorationBy Christine Pittsley Project Manager World War I Project, Connecticut State LibraryAs the centenary of America’s entry into World War One approaches, libraries and museums around the country are trying to figure out how to commemorate a war that has had an enormous impact on our nation yet is not well und...
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