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History Day

Suggested resources based on topics sent to us.

Military & Events

Military & Events

See separate pages for specific events. For very specific topics, see the Previous Topics guide.

See our regular research guides too.

Museum of Connecticut History

Museum of Connecticut History

The focus of the Museum and its collections is Connecticut’s government, military and industrial history. Permanent and changing exhibits trace the growth of the State and its role in the development of the nation from the Colonial era to the present.

Archives at CSL

Archives at Connecticut State Library (CSL)

These are some examples. See also specific topics on sub-pages.

Books, Documents, etc.

Books, Documents, etc.

These are some general resources, see specific topic sub-pages for additional examples.

Other Institutions

Other Institutions

Connecticut

U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)

Library of Congress (LOC)

Additional

Other Libraries' Guides

Other Libraries' Guides

Items listed in these guides are not necessarily available through the Connecticut State Library, especially subscription databases. Many of the federal documents will be.

Peace

Peace

Peace has been used in various ways through out history - sometimes "peace keeping" meant war, other times lack of war, and other times used with objecting to violence. It is the researcher's responsibility to determine the usage.

The Connecticut State Library has many older books that reflect thinking of the time.

Archives

Books, Documents, etc.

Newspapers, Journals, etc.

Other Institutions

Red Cross

Red Cross

Cars are loaded with Red Cross comfort bags at the Red Cross Annex on Farmington Avenue. The comfort bags were filled with treats and other necessities. The Annex was the former home of Jonathan Niles.Red Cross Annex.

Other Institutions

Loading automobiles with Red Cross comfort bags


Cars are loaded with Red Cross comfort bags at the Red Cross Annex on Farmington Avenue. The comfort bags were filled with treats and other necessities. The Annex was the former home of Jonathan Niles.