News & Announcements
An evening with David Blight
David Blight will discuss his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (Simon & Schuster, October 2018). The event a at [...]
One Man Dancing
Join us for an author talk and book signing with Patricia Keeney, author of One Man Dancing. Her book is based on the life of a member of Uganda’s the [...]
Hopes and Expectations
Join author Barbara Beeching as she shares details of African American life in 1860s Connecticut based on more than 200 Primus family letters and with [...]
Transatlantic Conversations
Join book co-editor Nancy Lusignan Schultz as she shares essays from internationally diverse contributors offering fresh perspective on 19th-century [...]
Andrew W. Kahrl, “Free the Beaches”
During the long, hot summers of the late 1960s to 1970s, anti-poverty activist Ned Coll of Connecticut campaigned to open some of America’s most to to [...]