Repairing Hartford’s indigenous past

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Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of pieces focused on Hartford and its regional identity which will be posted before and during the NCPH annual meeting in Hartford, Connecticut in March.

In 1999, when I was a fairly new associate professor at Central Connecticut State University, the editor of Connecticut History, Professor Bob Asher at the University of Connecticut, asked me if I knew of any interesting documents that might help increase the appeal of the journal. Read More

Baseball bridges classroom and community

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Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of pieces focused on Hartford and its regional identity which will be posted before and during the NCPH annual meeting in Hartford, Connecticut in March.

Five years ago, the Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) public history program began a partnership with the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) Museum & Library in Hartford to produce exhibits with its museum studies graduate classes. Read More

Hartford’s hidden histories

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Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of pieces focused on Hartford and its regional identity which will be posted before and during the NCPH Annual Meeting in Hartford, Connecticut in March.

Growing up in eastern Connecticut, my thoughts of Hartford were a mix of positives and negatives. Read More

Around the Field March 20, 2019

From around the field this week: Apply for Library of Congress education funding; proposals for the ASEH’s second Twitter conference are due tonight; Attending SHFG’s Annual Meeting next month? Registration to their workshop for federal history jobs is included! Read More

Building “The Inclusive Historian’s Handbook”: A working group

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For the past three years, a group of dedicated authors, editors, and advisory committee members have been working to create The Inclusive Historian’s Handbook, a new digital resource co-sponsored by NCPH and the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH). Read More

How I learned to love the bicycle: Reflections on Pope and Twain from a nutmegger abroad

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Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of pieces focused on Hartford and its regional identity which will be posted before and during the NCPH Annual Meeting in Hartford, Connecticut in March.

My bicycle rattles and bounces over the cobblestones in my neighborhood, and I take a quick glance behind me to make sure none of the groceries have fallen out of the basket. Read More