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March 2018

Connecticut in the Great War

March 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Southington Historical Society, 239 Main St
Southington, CT 06489 United States
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Wallingford WWI Digitization Day

March 31, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wallingford Public Library, 200 N. Main St.
Wallingford, 06492 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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April 2018

East Hartford WWI Digitization Day

April 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Raymond Library, 840 Main St
East Hartford, CT 06108 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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May 2018

Norwalk WWI Digitization Day

May 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 East Wall St.
Norwalk, 06852 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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Southington WWI Digitization Day

May 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
American Legion Kiltonic Post 72, 64 Main St
Southington, CT 06489 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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June 2018

Connecticut in World War 1

June 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877 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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Ridgefield WWI Digitization Day

June 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Keeler Tavern Museum, 132 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877 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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Norwich WWI Digitization Day

June 23, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Otis Library, 261 Main St.
Norwich, CT 06360 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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September 2018

New Haven WWI Digitization Day

September 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buley Library, Southern Connecticut State University, 501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515 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 2018

WWI Day at Connecticut State Library

October 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Connecticut State Library, 231 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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After four years and 43 (!!) events it is time to wrap things up! So to say thank you to everyone who has supported this incredible program we are going all out! We'll be holding our last Remembering World War One Digitization Day here at the Connecticut State Library in Hartford.  We'll be recording the stories of your service member and digitizing your WWI photos, letters, and other memorabilia starting from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This program is open to…

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