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The “Hello Girls”

  It was the District Telephone Company of New Haven (later Southern New England Telephone) that established the first commercial telephone exchange in the nation in 1878. Thirty years later, the Morning Journal-Courier of...

“Convention in Riot”

“Football Tactics Adopted by Tennesseans to Gain Rostrum,” The Morning Journal-Courier, March 26, 1908 The Connecticut Digital Newspaper Project is preparing to scan The Morning Journal-Courier (New Haven, Conn.) from 1887 through 1908. The...

Connecticut Women and World War I

Introduction During the height of the Great War in Europe, the Connecticut press was flush with headlines promoting and recording countless examples of war work.  As Washington began sending troops abroad, various media outlets,...

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