Hartford

An Orderly & Decent Government: Searching for the Common Good, 1888-1905

April 12, 2018

Stimulated by immigration and industrialization, Connecticut cities expanded rapidly …[more]

Categories: An Orderly & Decent Government, Bridgeport, Hartford, Immigration, Middlefield, New Haven, Norwalk, Politics and Government, The Industrial United States, The State, Waterbury

An Orderly & Decent Government: Making Self-Government Work, 1819-1865

April 12, 2018

In the mid-19th century, Connecticut looked toward changing its electoral processes as well as its civil rights record. …[more]

Categories: An Orderly & Decent Government, Canterbury, Civil War and Reconstruction, Hartford, Ithiel Town, New Haven, Norfolk, Prudence Crandall, Social Movements

An Orderly & Decent Government: Significant Events & Developments, 1905-1929

April 12, 2018

Early 20th century life in Connecticut was marked by the election of 1912, US entry into World War I, and the Great Depression. …[more]

Categories: An Orderly & Decent Government, Emergence of Modern America, Hartford, Immigration, Politics and Government, The State, World War I

An Orderly & Decent Government: Making Self-Government Work, 1866-1887

April 12, 2018

The late 1800s witnessed significant challenges to Connecticut's voting and taxation laws. …[more]

Categories: An Orderly & Decent Government, Glastonbury, Hartford, New Haven, Politics and Government, The Industrial United States, The State

An Orderly & Decent Government: Significant Events & Developments, 1929-1964

April 12, 2018

The era of Wilbur Cross and the Great Depression transitioned into World War II and state control by Democrat mastermind John Bailey. …[more]

Categories: Abraham Ribicoff, An Orderly & Decent Government, Bloomfield, Bridgeport, Ella Grasso, Great Depression and World War II, Hartford, New Haven, Politics and Government, The State, Trumbull, Woodbridge

An Orderly & Decent Government: Significant Events & Developments, 1965-Now

April 12, 2018

Connecticut recast its constitution, reapportioned its House and Senate, and struggled with providing equal rights to all races and socio-economic classes in the state. …[more]

Categories: An Orderly & Decent Government, Contemporary United States, Education, Hartford, Politics and Government, Social Movements, The State

An Orderly & Decent Government: Making Self-Government Work, 1965-Now

April 12, 2018

The 1965 state constitution helped redistribute populations more evenly into districts. It was also a period of new representation for women and African Americans in the state government. …[more]

Categories: An Orderly & Decent Government, Bridgeport, Contemporary United States, Hartford, New Haven, Politics and Government, The State

An Orderly & Decent Government: Searching for the Common Good, 1965-Now

April 12, 2018

The state generated revenue for urban renewal and social programs through gaming and income tax initiatives. …[more]

Categories: An Orderly & Decent Government, Contemporary United States, Disaster, Hartford, Politics and Government, Social Movements, The State

Battling Bat Battalino: One of Hartford’s Heroes

April 11, 2018

A tenacious and long-lasting boxer, Battalino went on to win the world professional featherweight championship. …[more]

Categories: Hartford, Popular Culture, Sports and Recreation, Work

Joseph Taborsky and the “Mad Dog Killings”

March 23, 2018

Joseph “Mad Dog” Taborsky earned his nickname for the brutal methods he employed robbing and murdering his victims. In the... Read more » …[more]

Categories: Crime and Punishment, East Hartford, Hartford, New Britain, West Hartford

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