Fall 2017 WWI Digitization Days

    (Hartford, CT)- Somewhere in France in 1918, a Yankee Division soldier named Frank Rivers, a 23-year old from New Haven, took shelter in a cave after a long march. He collapsed, exhausted, onto a bunk carved into the wall of the cave. As he lay there, he noticed a newspaper sticking out of a crevasse in the wall. He contemplated whether or not he had the strengt...
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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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New and Noteworthy – The Last of the Doughboys

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:11 The Last of the Doughboys by Richard Rubin Call Number: StLib Stacks D639.V48 U67 2013 LIB USE ONLY ISBN: 9780547554433 Publication 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. Eventuall...
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New & Noteworthy – US Army Psychiatry in the Vietnam War

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 12:08 US Army Psychiatry in the Vietnam War: New Challenges in Extended Counterinsurgency Warfare Norman M. Camp, Borden Institute (U.S.), issuing body Fort Sam Houston, Texas : Borden Institute, 2014 Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office In print STLib Fed Docs D 104.2:P 95 GPO Bookstore ...
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