The Richard Platt lot.
A house, barn, home lot and orchard.
A map of the plan of New Haven when there were only 157 houses, drawn by Joseph Brown.
Roger Sherman moved to New Haven, and opened a store across from Yale College.
Roger Sherman completed building his house.
Portrait of Roger Sherman, by Ralph Earl.
The British invaded New Haven and ransacked Roger Sherman’s home.
Roger Sherman swapped land with a neighbor, and his store accepted non-currency as payment.
A plan of part of Chapel Street, showing the buildings and occupants.
Character sketch of Roger Sherman, by William Pierce.
President George Washington dropped in for tea.
Rebecca Prescott Sherman, mother of men.
New Haven Green and the Grove Street Cemetery, by Ellen Strong Bartlett.
Last residence of Roger Sherman, no. 1050 Chapel Street.
The Rail Splitter speech in New Haven, by Abraham Lincoln. The Wide-Awakes of Connecticut: a most remarkable scene. Gaius Fenn Warner, iron magnate, purchased the Roger Sherman plot, and built a new house, with a double bow front, by architect Henry Austin.
Frederick Douglass attended the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln.
Presentation of the Roger Sherman watch to General William Tecumseh Sherman.
Peter Carll’s Opera House: from construction to the grand opening night.
An account of the Junior Promenade of ’82, by Frederick W. Rogers.
Red Cloud visits a friend: the great Indian chief is the guest of Prof. Marsh in New-Haven. The Carriage Builders’ Convention: inside, a grand banquet, and large tents set up behind Carll’s Opera House. Rode on a handcar: Mary Anderson’s exciting effort to fill an engagement.
Yale’s first banjo club, by Marshall Bartholomew. New Haven’s great park.
Three prominent men descended from Roger Sherman. On a dark and stormy night, the New Haven Yacht Club’s first concert.
New Haven in 1887, by Walter Allen. Dr. Winchell takes legal possession and receives the keys. George B. Bunnell takes over the lease on May 1, and from that time it will be known as the Hyperion. Dedication of the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, on East Rock. The Republican League purchases the club house on Chapel street. The improvements completed, a vast change in the appearance of the Hyperion.
Every wheel leaves its print upon the soil, by Frederick Douglass. Republican wine bibers, and the first annual banquet of the club.
The only perfectly educated school of horses in the world.
With the help of a few extra players and a piano, by Charles Ives.
Peter R. Carll is back from California.
Truly living whist is played on the stage. The League gave their first shore dinner.
The theater of New England, by George B. Bunnell.
Charles Ives and “After the Ball.” Vanderbilt Hall, gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt in memory of his son.
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra, by Morris Steinert.
Decorations: festoons of bunting, imported lanterns. Yale’s bicentennial celebration: the gown laid aside. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, doctor of letters.
Another big hotel rumor. Interesting historical paper read by Judge Baldwin last night. The corner stone of the addition to the Union League Club building was laid with fitting ceremonies.
The Union League Club opens new building most auspiciously.
Klaw & Erlanger Co.’s stupendous production of Gen. Wallace’s mighty play, “Ben Hur.” Noted men of Connecticut as published in the columns of The Evening Leader of New Haven, by Edward James Hall.
New Hyperion manager, E. D. Eldridge.
The New Haven Grays offer the military opera, “When Johnny Comes Marching Home.” Williams and Walker star in the side-splitting comedy, “Bandanna Land.” The Ben Greet Players and Russian Symphony Orchestra present, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” with Mendelssohn’s music. The Shermans have ruled America, by Dr. B. J. Cigrand.
The Board of Aldermen granted permission for the Hyperion theatre to erect a flashy electric sign on its canopy over the sidewalk.
The Knights of St. Patrick and the Hyperion Cigar: the story of cigar manufacturer John P. Kilfeather versus the New Haven Cigarmakers’ Union No. 39.
Delegates taken in group of autos to see permanent pavings of the Elm City.
Governor Simeon E. Baldwin talks with James B. Morrow on the dominant questions of the day.
Three Yale students were arrested toward the close of a show given by Gaby Deslys at the Hyperion Theatre. Connecticut is coming to be famous for its fruit.
Annette Kellerman and the spectacle of the female form, by Peter Catapano. Schoolboys posed at the premiere of the film, “Birth of a Nation.”
S. Z. Poli presents the Hyperion Players, in “Trilby,” by George Du Maurier. It takes all kinds of freshmen, by Ralph Mcallister Ingersoll. Looking back to the days when our Connecticut drummers discovered what “pep” means to business, by James A. Howard.
On a pair of leather suspenders, by Charles S. Brooks.
Wild night of the bogus multi-millionaire who hadn’t a cent to pay for it all. Hyperion Theater to be rebuilt with beautiful structure.
Recent disturbance at theater recalls serious clashes of the past, during one of which a cannon was trained on college buildings.
A Connecticut Yankee at Yale, by Wilbur L. Cross.
Spaghetti palace jester entertains patrons, by Dick Bothwell.
Charles T. Carll goes to colleges via radio and Shirley Voreck Heysinger paints a portrait of Margaret Carll.
Theaters at the mid-block, by Elihu Rubin.
The Union League available, price $165,000.
Yale history made by freshman girl.
Old clubhouse to be street people’s center.
Women of Yale, by Harriet H. Coffin.
Burger birthplace faces bulldozer, by Michael Knight.
Tiny lunch counter outfoxed the wrecker ball by 48 hours.
Another dignified, well-made building, standing empty, by Elizabeth Mills Brown. They gave us liberty: Roger Sherman, by Ellsworth S. Grant.
Sherman’s Taverne by the green, by Ernest Nejame.
Business whiz stirs renewal, by David Wessel.
Joel Schiavone developing downtown, by Linda Schupack.
Dream for a theater district coming true, by Kristi Vaughn.
Implemented by New Haven’s transportation department, the improvements include wider sidewalks, extensions at their corners and parallel parking on both sides of the street, leaving two lanes of traffic.
Prime commercial space now available.
Who owns the block? by Diane Richards. Joel Schiavone a gadfly without socks or sacred cows, by Bill Ryan. If Robert Henry’s is not the best restaurant in Connecticut, what is? by Jane and Michael Stern.
Desserts that sin not, by Carla Van Kampen. Jo McKenzie, restaurateur, by David Fink.
Joel Schiavone turned the abandoned Union League into a sumptuous corporate office, by Steven Mufson. An actor in the role of his great-great-great-great-grandfather, by Nancy Cacioppo.
An acre of seats in a garden of dreams, photos by John Lewis.
Famous restaurant reborn with a French accent. Union League Café serves up elegant fare, by Rebecca Howland.
I’ll see you in court, by Michelle Chihara.
In the Elm City’s cinematic heyday, New Haven and Hollywood converged on downtown’s bygone movie houses.
A magnificent old structure, slated for demolition, by David Ottenstein.
Mama Jo makes it happen, by Pat Seremet.
One part food, one part France, three parts personality, by Jessica Tom.
‘Tradition’ lives on at Union League, by Rachel Engler.
New Haven photographer David Ottenstein documents a disappearing era, by Michael Harvey. New Haven’s cultural offerings make the city an attractive destination, by Christopher Capozziello.
Downtown alive, by Kenneth R. Gosselin. A Union League union, by Paul Bass. Romantic rendezvous for spring, by Stephanie Lyness.
In conversation: Gregory Crewdson and Richard Deming, by Gideon Broshy.
Portrait of a vanishing landscape, by Jonathan Turner.
The creative genius of Jacques Pépin, by Robert Rabine. Say bonjour to Union League’s new Paris-style patio, by Leeanne Griffin.