LGBTQ+ History in Connecticut: Colonial Era Laws and Legislation

How did colonial laws marginalize LGBTQ+ individuals?

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Religious Freedom for Jews in Connecticut

How did Jewish immigrants expand religious freedom in Connecticut?

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Immigrants Build a Community: Hartford Jews in the Early 20th Century

How did immigrants build a community in Hartford in the early 20th century?

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Indigenous Students and Connecticut’s Mission Schools

How can we achieve a better understanding of the past in the absence of primary sources that represent the full picture?

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Church & State in the “Land of Steady Habits”

Has there ever been complete separation of church and state in Connecticut?

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The Fundamental Orders: Rules and Laws for Early Colonial Connecticut

What is the best way to organize a government? How did laws and rules in the colonies both promote and hinder freedom and equality?

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Accused: 17th-Century Witch Trials

What factors led to the 17th-century witchcraft trials in Connecticut?

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