On August 11, 1896, Bridgeport inventor and industrialist Harvey Hubbell patented…Read
When Fairfield resident David N. Mullany created the concept for a lightweight ball, he didn’t know his invention would change the way children across the US played backyard baseball.Read
On November 8, 1904, Harvey Hubbell II patented the first…Read
Tuberculosis was a leading cause of death in the early 20th century. Treatments for included everything from exposure to extremes in temperature to regimens involving access to the outdoors.Read
The Articles of Confederation loosely served as the nation’s first formal governing document, until ultimately being replaced by the US Constitution.Read
For the latter half of the 19th century and for much of the 20th, Connecticut led the nation in pin production.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
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