Fall 2015 VOLUME 13/NUMBER 4


Fall 2015



IN THIS ISSUE:  Time, Talent, Treasure   >   Sharing a Passion for Music   >    Inspired by Patriot Forebears for 125 Years   >   Our Carnegie Connection   >   Taking Care of Our Own 

ON THE COVER: Founders of the Hebrew Ladies Old People’s Home, c. 1910. See page 42. photo: Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford

Table of Contents

9 Hog River Journal

10 Letters, etc.

14 From the State Historian: The Picture Not TakenBy Walter W. Woodward

16 Connecticut’s Carnegie Libraries CLICK HERE TO READ
Eleven libraries built by the man of steel.
By Mary M. Donohue with Kory Mills

22 Connecticut’s Philanthropic Impulse CLICK HERE TO READ
Connecticans dig deep. By Gene Leach 

28 The Musical Club of Hartford: 125 Years of Music CLICK HERE TO READ
A shared passion endures. By Jennifer LaRue Huget 

34 A National Stage for Anne Rogers Minor  CLICK HERE TO READ
A Connecticut daughter finds her calling. By William Hosley

40 I Called Him Mr. Hurley CLICK HERE TO READ
By Charles A. Teale, Sr. 

42 The Handkerchief Brigade CLICK HERE TO READ
By Betty N. Hoffman

44 Knights of Columbus: A Fortress for Faith-Based Advocacy CLICK HERE TO READ
By Wm. Frank Mitchell 

46 Site Lines: The Hannah Gray House CLICK HERE TO READ
By Sarajane Cedrone 

48 Spotlight: Events & News from Partner Organizations

55 Afterword 

64 Connecticut HumanitiesThe Online Future of Connecticut’s HistoryBy Douglas G. Fisher



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