Tag Archives: history

Room with a View

At Ives Main Library, there’s a tall airy space behind the checkout desk, encased in red walls and glass. …

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Ahead of Time

He was born in 1799. He made civil rights history. And he tried to make more. …

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Middle of the Food Chain

When I visited Long Wharf’s New Haven Food Terminal, it was sweltering. The air shimmied, and even the seagulls who’d flown over from the harbor seemed dispirited and limp …

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With a Vengeance

It takes a lot of anger to write an epic poem about how much you dislike a place. …

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Pieces of War

Despite a camouflage paint job, the West Haven Veterans Museum and Learning Center is easy to spot. …

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House of Repute

Henry Whitfield House

A few blocks from the Guilford Town Green, stately houses line quiet streets. Most have wide, sprawling lawns. Some have barns behind them, long since converted into garages or sheds. Many are quite old, from the Victorian era or …

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Compatible with His Cerebral Organization

Portrait of Joseph Cinqué (detail), displayed at the New Haven Museum. Image provided courtesy of the New Haven Museum.

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg. Please enjoy this excerpt from historian Laura A. Macaluso’s Art of the Amistad and The Portrait of Cinqué (2016), about important visual representations of the famous Amistad slave rebellion and its

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This Dog Had a Sensibility

Stubby

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg. Please enjoy this excerpt from historian Laura A. Macaluso’s New Haven in World War I (2017).

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The Scene They Left Behind

Staff writer Anne Ewbank trying on replica WWI garb at the Knights of Columbus Museum

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg. Please enjoy this excerpt from historian Laura A. Macaluso’s New Haven in World War I (2017).

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Now and Then

Laura A. Macaluso

When I spoke with historian Laura A. Macaluso, she was fresh from the trenches. …

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