These are some examples of resources.
See also the section on Epidemics & Pandemics below.
These are only a few suggestions. ASO look under other topics, such a specific conflict and/or women.
A few suggested resources.
Search historic newspapers for first hand accounts. Search our catalog and archives to see more resources available through the Connecticut State Library (CSL).
Many of our databases will have relevant information. Here are items that focus on the topic.
Concepts and terms varied over time. Feel free to contact us for assistance.
These is only a small number of examples of our resources.
Please be advised that some of these resources--particularly those created in previous eras--contain descriptions for ancestral, racial, ethnic, and gender identity that may be offensive or harmful to individuals investigating these records, and are considered inappropriate to use in modern times. The descriptions and treatment of historically marginalized groups, women, and animals may be upsetting. Also, please note that inclusion in this subject guide does not necessarily constitute endorsement of the views therein--we encourage investigators to use their own judgment when evaluating books, websites, articles, documents, and other resources.
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