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
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: The People’s Sculptor
By Nancy Geary
46 “They Will Undoubtedly Win It.”
By Sophie Huget
48 The Great White Hurricane of 1888
By Rachel Smith Hale
49 CT History for Kids