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September 2017

Connecticut In The Great War

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Windsor Historical Society, 96 Palisado Ave
Windsor , CT 06095 United States
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Come learn about what Connecticut was like during World War One. Known as the "Arsenal of the Nation" it is said that Connecticut factories produced more than a third of all small arms munitions used by the Allied Forces. Yet Connecticut played other roles as well, ones that are just now being revealed. Join Christine Pittsley from the Connecticut State Library's "Remembering World War One" project to explore what was happening here on the home front as our soldiers fought…

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Monroe WWI Digitization Day

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, 733 Monroe Turnpike
Monroe, 06468 United States
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Do you have your grandfather's WWI photo album tucked away in a closet? A stack of letters your great-grandmother kept in a box in the attic? A story your neighbor told you about the local homecoming parade in the back of your mind? Help us learn more about the men and women who served during World War One by bringing your collection to be scanned or photographed. We'll work with you to create a profile for the WWI era person…

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Russia in the Great War

September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Knights of Columbus Museum, 1 State Street
New Haven, 06511 United States
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Dr. David Stone holds degrees in history from Wabash College and Yale University and is a professor at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I. His first book, Hammer and Rifle: The Militarization of the Soviet Union, 1926-1933 (2000) won the Shulman Prize of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies and the Best First Book Prize of the Historical Society. He has also published A Military History of Russia: From Ivan the Terrible to the War…

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World War I Genealogy resources

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Simsbury Public Library, 725 Hopmeadow St.
Simsbury, 06070 United States
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A World War I genealogy lecture will explore resources available for researching your World War I era ancestors, including recently digitized records such as Connecticut's World War I Questionnaires and World War I draft cards. The presenter is Celia Ann Roberts, Reference Librarian and Genealogist at the Simsbury Public Library. Registration required.

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Vintage World War I Ambulance Display and Photo Opportunity

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Simsbury Public Library, 725 Hopmeadow St.
Simsbury, 06070 United States
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Commemorate the 100th anniversary of America's entry into World War I with a chance to take your photo with a vintage World War I ambulance and view a display of artifacts and documents. Ambulance 255 is a 1916 Model T Ford ambulance that is representative of the 1,200 ambulances that were donated by Americans and driven by American volunteers for three years in France before the U.S. entered World War I in 1917. Ambulance 255 was dedicated on May 5,…

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Groton WWI Digitization Day

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Rd.
Groton, 06340 United States
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Do you have your grandfather's WWI photo album tucked away in a closet? A stack of letters your great-grandmother kept in a box in the attic? A story your neighbor told you about the local homecoming parade in the back of your mind? Help us learn more about the men and women who served during World War One by bringing your collection to be scanned or photographed. We'll work with you to create a profile for the WWI era person…

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Simsbury WWI Digitization Day

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Simsbury Public Library, 725 Hopmeadow St.
Simsbury, 06070 United States
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Do you have your grandfather's WWI photo album tucked away in a closet? A stack of letters your great-grandmother kept in a box in the attic? A story your neighbor told you about the local homecoming parade in the back of your mind? Help us learn more about the men and women who served during World War One by bringing your collection to be scanned or photographed. We'll work with you to create a profile for the WWI era person…

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Connecticut In The Great War

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Berlin Peck Memorial Library, 234 Kensington Rd.
Berlin, 06037 United States
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Come learn about what Connecticut was like during World War One. Known as the "Arsenal of the Nation" it is said that Connecticut factories produced more than a third of all small arms munitions used by the Allied Forces. Yet Connecticut played other roles as well, ones that are just now being revealed. Join Christine Pittsley from the Connecticut State Library's "Remembering World War One" project to explore what was happening here on the home front as our soldiers fought…

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New Haven WWI Digitization Day

September 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Knights of Columbus Museum, 1 State Street
New Haven, 06511 United States
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Do you have your grandfather's WWI photo album tucked away in a closet? A stack of letters your great-grandmother kept in a box in the attic? A story your neighbor told you about the local homecoming parade in the back of your mind? Help us learn more about the men and women who served during World War One by bringing your collection to be scanned or photographed. We'll work with you to create a profile for the WWI era person…

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October 2017

Cheshire WWI Digitization Day

October 3 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St.
Cheshire, 06410 United States
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Do you have your grandfather's WWI photo album tucked away in a closet? A stack of letters your great-grandmother kept in a box in the attic? A story your neighbor told you about the local homecoming parade in the back of your mind? Help us learn more about the men and women who served during World War One by bringing your collection to be scanned or photographed. We'll work with you to create a profile for the WWI era person…

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