Summer 2011 VOLUME 9 / NUMBER 3
IN THIS ISSUE:
Stowe & Twain’s Nook Farm
My Summer in Tobacco
How We Made Connecticut
On the Hunt for Civil War Treasures
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On the Cover: Detail, souvenir print of Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1861.
Women Who Changed the World
Connecticut women who made things happen.
By Barbara Sicherman
Harriet Beecher Stowe: The Most Famous American
Adoring crowds waited for a glimpse of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
By Katherine Kane
Laboring in the Shade
Heading north for a summer job in the tobacco fields
By Dawn Byron Hutchins
Making of Connecticut
A history of Connecticans raising their voices to fight for justice.
By Ben Gammell
Hog River Journal: Is It Ok to Admit You Like Uncle Tom’s Cabin?
By Elizabeth J. Normen
From the State Historian: 2011’s “Must Read” Book is 160 Years Old. By Walter W. Woodward
|pg 14||Women Who Changed the World. By Barbara Sicherman|
|pg 20||The Most Famous American: Harriet Beecher Stowe. By Katherine Kane|
|pg 26||Where Mr. Twain & Mrs. Stowe Built Their Dream Houses. By Elizabeth J. Normen|
|pg 30||Laboring in the Shade. By Dawn Bryon Hutchins
I Was a Pennsy Girl. By Connie Robinson
|pg 36||Making Connecticut. By Ben Gammell
Connecticut Historical Society’s new permanent exhibition about Connecticut.
|The Inaugural Stowe Prize. By Debby Applegate|
|pg 43||Destination: Inspired by Stowe. By Mary Ellen White|
|pg 44||Site Lines: The Black Church: Fortresses of Faith, Agents of Change. By Mary M. Donohue and Whitney Bayers|
|pg 46||Connecticut’s Civil War Treasure Troves. By William Hosley|
|pg 48||Spotlight: Events & News from Partner Organizations|