On May 10, 1919, Ella Grasso, née Ella Rosa Giovanna…Read
The daughter of Italian immigrants becomes Connecticut’s first woman governor.Read
Born to Italian immigrant parents in Windsor Locks, Grasso held state and federal offices at a time when women politicians were rare.Read
Organized labor grew strong during wartime while discriminatory practices in housing and education persisted throughout the state.Read
The era of Wilbur Cross and the Great Depression transitioned into World War II and state control by Democrat mastermind John Bailey.Read
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