Students in the cleared trench
Join us at Connecticut’s Old State House on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. to hear more about this summer’s Digging Into History program! Fifteen Connecticut students had the trip of a lifetime as they spent several weeks in France restoring World War I trenches to their 1918 appearance. […]

Conversations at Noon


By Gerald Isaac and August Pelliccio, SCSU Journalism Students. Gerald Isaac and August Pelliccio, journalism students at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story in 2018 as part of Journalism Capstone coursework on World War I. The Mark VIII tank was an important innovation for America’s effort in World War […]

CT Engineer Helped Design Mark VIII Tank


By Michael Riccio and Sidney Jones, SCSU Journalism students Michael Riccio and Sidney Jones, journalism students at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story in 2018 as part of Journalism Capstone coursework on World War I. Despite discrimination against him and other minorities, Ricardo LaFontaine enlisted in the 65thInfantry Regiment […]

Puerto Rican Solider Overcame Discrimination in WWI