Connecticut Steps Up: World War I

With Christine Pittsley, Project Director for Remembering World War I Project at Connecticut State Library. The Society’s Windsor Reacts to World War I exhibit shows how our town contributed to and commemorated the war effort; Pittsley will provide perspective on other Connecticut towns and cities.

Wartime Shorts

The four short sketches below are examples of how World War I touched Windsor and its residents. For more stories, visit the Society’s exhibition "The Changing Face of War" on view in the our Hands-On Learning Center until September, 2017.

Played Fiddle at night in Barracks

Trench warfare. U-boats. Doughboys. These are what typically come to mind when you consider World War I. But the George Wolf Collection at the Society goes beyond the typical and details the experiences of [...]