VOLUME 18/NUMBER 1
CONNECTICUT HISTORY, ONE GOOD STORY AFTER ANOTHER
IN THIS ISSUE: The Blizzard of 1888 > Philip Johnson’s Outdoor Laboratory > Black Panther Rally in New Haven > When Children Struck for Better Wages > Out with the Old, In with the New
ON THE COVER: The Blizzard of 1888, 380 Main Street, Danbury. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. See story, page 48.
Table of Contents
9 Hog River Journal: Disrupters in Small Packages
By Elizabeth J. Normen
10 Letters, etc.
13 From the State Historian: In Honor of the “Nonner”
By Walter W. Woodward
14 From Everyday to Nevermore
Products once ubiquitous now relegated to history.
By David Corrigan
20 Philip Johnson’s 50-Year Experiment in Architecture and Landscape
The Glass House and more.
By Gwen North Reiss
26 The Swift Factory Shines Again
By Kerri A. Provost
32 A Strike Transforms a Village
A company town before and after.
By Tricia Staley
38 The New Haven Black Panther Trials
Panther supporters descend on the Elm City.
By Yohuru Williams
44 Site Lines: John Rogers Jr., the People’s Sculptor
By Nancy Geary
46 Child Labor in New Britain: “They Will Undoubtedly Win It.”
By Sophie Huget
48 The Great White Hurricane of 1888
By Rachel Smith Hale
49 CT History for Kids: The Amistad Captives — Freedom on Trial