Tag Archives: Judith Schiff

Reading Lights

No doubt there are places you’re looking forward to visiting whenever the city reopens. Be sure to add the subject of this 2016 photo essay to your list.

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Eminent Domain (pt. 2)

From colonial rebel to 20th-century documentarian, some of the most notable yet little-noted women in New Haven history are interred at Grove Street Cemetery. …

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Morale Victory

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day this week, Daily Nutmeg is publishing a four-part series examining New Haven’s impact on World War II—and vice versa.

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City on a Hillhouse

“Jemmy,” we hardly know ye.

Though he’s one of New Haven history’s most illustrious citizens, James Hillhouse (Oct. 20, 1754 – Dec. 29, 1832) is a bit of a mystery. He left behind little or nothing in the way of …

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Reading Lights

Yale Sterling Memorial Library

A photo essay.

Yale’s Sterling Library is named for John William Sterling, the person who paid for it, but you can forgive those who mistake the tribute for a simple adjective. …

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