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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New and Noteworthy – The Last of the Doughboys

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:11The Last of the Doughboys by Richard RubinCall Number: StLib Stacks D639.V48 U67 2013 LIB USE ONLYISBN: 9780547554433Publication Date: 2013-05-21 From Publisher: In 2003, 85 years after the armistice, it took Richard Rubin months to find just one living American veteran of World War I. But then, he found another. And another. Eventually he managed to find...
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