History

Scholarly writings on various WWI topics.


After soldiers of the Great War returned home in early 1919, the United States government, state governments, and local institutions began  commemorating the valiant efforts the men and women took to protect the nation. Throughout the nation, memorials such as statues, plaques, buildings, and signs were built to remember these brave […]

Memorial Window Dedicated to Fallen Hartford Soldier


The Loomis School opened in 1914. Twenty-five boarding boys, 12 “day fellows,” five local girls in the Loomis Girls’ Division, and eight students in a part-time cooking class made up the school population. Four decades earlier, five Loomis siblings had founded the vision for the school and recorded their thoughts […]

Friday Find – Loomis Chaffee School Archives