CONNECTICUT HISTORY, ONE GOOD STORY AFTER ANOTHER
IN THIS ISSUE:
Connecticut in the Great War
“The Kaiser is Canned!”
A Voice Against the Vietnam War
Saving Italy’s Art from the Nazis
Civil War Bonds and Paper Coins
ON THE COVER:
Poster, “Remember! The Flag of Liberty,” 1918. Litchfield Historical Society
Table of Contents
9 Hog River Journal: Kicking off the WWI Centennial Commemoration
10 Letters, etc.
13 From the State Historian: A Pint-Sized View of War
By Walter W. Woodward
14 Join the Brave Throng
Posters exhorted Litchfield residents to join the fight.
By Jessica Jenkins
20 Greenwich Women Face the Great War
Our contributions from the home front.
By Kathleen Eagen Johnson
26 New Haven’s Monuments Man
Artist Deane Keller saves Italy’s treasures.
By Laura A. Macaluso
32 How Connecticut Paid its Civil War Bills
Governor Buckingham secures a loan.
By James E. Brown
38 Yale’s Chaplain Takes on the Vietnam War
From pulpit to protest, Bill Coffin followed his conscience.
By Warren Goldstein
44 Remembering the Pequot War in Fairfield
By Elizabeth Rose
46 Site Lines: Housing Factory Workers During Wartime
By Mary M. Donohue
48 Connecticut Humanities: Of Anniversaries … And Beginnings
By Douglas G. Fisher
50 Spotlight: Events & News from Partner Organizations