The Connecticut & World War One project has had a really busy week, so this week’s Friday Find comes from Chris Gauvreau, the Project Coordinator for the Connecticut Digital Newspaper Project. On June 17, 1918, the Bridgeport Times carried a full-page ad urging the purchase of war savings stamps. The ad was placed by […]

Friday Find – A Mystery from the Connecticut WWI Era ...

September 8, 1918 was an important day in the effort to mobilize Connecticut residents for the Great War.  On that day, Governor Marcus H. Holcomb and the Connecticut Council of Defense organized the most audacious patriotic celebration held during the duration of World War I.  The heart of the celebration […]

Newspaper Digitization: September 8, 1918, the War Pilgrimage to Lebanon