VOLUME 2 / NUMBER 3
IN THIS ISSUE: ALL IN A DAY’S WORK
Capitol Avenue’s Manufacturing Might
Children Bring Home the Bacon
Communist Labor Activists Agitate
Working Center Stage
SPECIAL SECTION: BUSHNELL PARK’S 150TH
On the cover:
Bird’s-eye view of Hartford, 1864, showing Sharp’s Rifle Manufacturing Co., the Hog River, Bushnell Park and, in the background the march of church steeples up Main Street.
||Letter from the Publisher:
||Child Labor (Sample article)
By Gene Leach and Nancy O. Albert
||Hartford Labor Militants Fight the Spanish Civil War. (Sample Article)
By Susan Pennybacker and Paul Kershaw
||The Miracle on Capital Avenue. (Sample Article)
By Ellsworth S. Grant
||From Fields to Footlights.
By Christopher Baker
A piece of silk tells of the richly textured fabric of mill town life. (Sample Article)
By Mary Dunne
Born into slavery in Connecticut, James Mars put pen to paper and proved a prescient commentator on issues of equality, racial privilege, faith, and citizenship.
By Wm. Frank Mitchell
Luddy/Taylor Connecticut Valley Tobacco Museum.The tools and tales of the area’s cigar tobacco industry.
By Cynthia Cormier
Hartford’s future prospects depend on its past as the star of the industrial age.
By Bill Hosley
More on Connecticut’s imperiled state museums, visiting vintage gardens, and Elizabeth Park’s centennial.
|SPECIAL SECTION Bushnell Park Celebrates 150 years