A headmistress champions education for African American women and although forced to close her school in 1834, she helped win the battle for generations that followed.Read
Isaac Glasko was a blacksmith of mixed African American and Native American descent who challenged 19th-century voting rights in Connecticut.Read
Prudence Crandall was born in 1803 in Hopkinton, Rhode Island,…Read
In the mid-19th century, Connecticut looked toward changing its electoral processes as well as its civil rights record.Read
Connecticut’s Cultural Treasures is a series of 50 five-minute film vignettes that profiles a variety of the state’s most notable cultural resources.Read
Census data, from colonial times on up to the present, is a key resource for those who study the ways in which communities change with the passage of time.Read
Almost every Connecticut town of any size has an Elm Street, named for the popular trees that grew in abundance until a fungal infestation greatly diminished their numbers.Read
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