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Alpha Male

The letter A “is the first letter of the Alphabet in most of the known languages of the earth… It is naturally the first letter, because it represents the first vocal sound naturally formed by the human organs; being the …

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Iron Age

Urns outside New Haven Museum

Like a mountain piled with strata, a city as old as New Haven is layered with the remains of its past. Sometimes a layer lies in plain view but goes unnoticed by nearly everyone who passes by. …

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Keepers

Whitney Library - New Haven Museum

In its first year, spanning 1862 and ’63, the New Haven Colony Historical Society, now known as the New Haven Museum, received some dubious gifts…

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A People’s Museum

Margaret Anne Tockarshewsky, New Haven Museum

Margaret Anne Tockarshewsky’s desk is covered with her History homework. She’s been on the job as Executive Director of the New Haven Museum (formerly the New Haven Historical Society) since Feb. 1 and knows full well that this is a …

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