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Harriet Beecher Stowe in Florida
Harriet Beecher Stowe was part of the first generations of “snow birds” fleeing New England cold for Florida warmth and sunshine. Author[...]
Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro
Growing up in New Haven, CT, Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-3) saw firsthand how vulnerable hard-working people are.   For 25 years, DeLauro a[...]
“Wicked Hartford”
Conniving bosses, predatory slumlords, greedy industrialists, and political intrigue; every city has its wicked side, but not every city has a proper[...]
A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time
In Fall 1862 Julia Wilbur left Rochester, New York for Washington DC. As an ardent abolitionist, the 47-year-old left a sad but stable life heading of[...]