AFRICAN AMERICANS IN PROGRESSIVE-ERA CT: THE BATTLE OVER THE JACK JOHNSON FIGHT FILM

What does the battle over the Johnson-Jeffries fight film tell us about the social position of African Americans in Progressive-Era Connecticut?

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Roots of Labor Unrest in Progressive-Era CT

What were the causes of the labor unrest that roiled Connecticut in the years between 1900 and World War I?

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World War I Propaganda

What role does propaganda play in a time of war?

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“Making Munitions is a Woman’s Job” During World War I

What impact did the women of Connecticut have on the Great War (WWI)?

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W. E. B. Dubois in the office of The Crisis

Black World War I Veterans Demand Civil Rights

How did World War I impact the struggle for civil rights in Connecticut and America?

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The Immigrant Experience During World War I: Enemy Aliens

How did the government effort to mobilize and monitor the Connecticut home front during World War I affect the immigrant experience and conceptions of national identity?

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Exploring Communities: Using Historic Maps to Learn about the Past

Why do our communities look the way they do today?

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Caleb Brewster & The Culper Ring

In what ways did “ordinary” Americans contribute to the American Revolution?

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