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Selections from the CHI Archive:

Merino sheep in Derby, 1849

Merino sheep in Derby, 1849

Agriculture

Battle of Lexington, 1775

Battle of Lexington, 1775

American Revolution

Josef Sommer as Thoms Jefferson and Seret Scott and Sally Hemings, Hartford Stage Company, 1976r

Josef Sommer as Thomas Jefferson and Seret Scott as Sally Hemings, Hartford Stage Company, 1976

Arts and Entertainment

Civil War diary, 1863-1864

Civil War diary, 1862-1864

 Civil War

Reverend John Davenport, New Haven

Reverend John Davenport, New Haven

Colonial History

Parade with Portuguese dancers, Stonington, 1995

Parade with Portuguese dancers, Stonington, 1995

Cultural Diversity 

Ella Grasso and supporters, 1974

Ella Grasso and supporters, 1974

Gender Roles 

Italian-American home grand opening, Hartford, January 1975

Italian-American home grand opening, Hartford, January 1975

Immigration

 

 

United Farm Workers demonstration, Hartford, 1974

United Farm Workers demonstration, Hartford, 1974

Politics

 

 

Suffragettes marching, 1910s?

Suffragettes marching, 1910s?

Reform Movements

Broadside in support of Cinque, 1839

Broadside in support of Cinque, 1839

Slavery and Abolition

 

Marchers for better North end housing, West Hartford, 1967

Marchers for better North End housing, West Hartford, 1967

Social Justice

 

Bi-centennial map of the town of Newtown, 1905

Bi-centennial map of the town of Newtown, 1905

Town and City Maps

Metro North trains, South Norwalk

Metro North trains, South Norwalk

Transportation 

Colt patent repeating pistol

Colt patent repeating pistol

Westward Expansion

Letter to family from U.S. soldier in Germany. 1945

Letter to family from U.S. soldier in Germany, 1945

World War II

 

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