WWI events – October 2017

All listings for WWI events can be found here .

Highlighted WWI events for October 2017 are:

 

Come help The Connecticut State Library and the Connecticut Digital Archive by bringing photos, letters or other memorabilia from World War I to be scanned. The Remembering World War I: Sharing History and Preserving Memories is a two year state wide project. These scanned historical items will provide information for students and researchers to use.

  • from 1:30pm am to 4:30 pm on Tuesday, October 3rd at the Cheshire Public Library located at 104 Main St, Cheshire.
  • from 11:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, October 7th at the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library located at 234 Kensington Rd, Berlin.
  • from 2:00pm to 6:00pm on Tuesday, October 17th at the Mattatuck Museum located at 144 W Main St, Waterbury.

https://ctstatelibrary.org/remembering-world-war-one/

Cheshire Public Library

Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Mattatuck Museum

https://cthistoryevents.com/event/wwi-digitalization-event/?instance_id=492

 

Two discussion series on WWI will be held in Middletown this month. Both are once a week for four weeks and are led by Army veteran, historian, and librarian, Arthur Meyers.  Selections from World War One and America: Told by the Americans Who Lived It should be read prior to attending each section. The series will focus on first person accounts of WWI,  the war’s effect on the present, and Middletown native Major Gen. Maurice Rose, commander of the 3rd Armored Division. Both series will meet on Wednesdays, October 4, 11, 18, and 25.

The morning series will be held at 10:00 am at the Senior and Community Center, 61 Durant Terrace, Middletown.

The evening series will be held at 7:00pm in Meeting Room 2, Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown.

More information including the selected readings list can be found at Russell Library

CTHistoryEvents 10:00am listing

CTHistoryEvents 7:00pm listing

 

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